Category: elsewhere

Book Review: Malafrena

Posted January 18, 2021 by Lory in elsewhere / 0 Comments
Book Review: Malafrena

Join me over at Entering the Enchanted Castle for a review of Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel Malafrena. Le Guin was a brilliant author of science fiction and fantasy, but she also wrote a number of completely realistic tales set in the imagined Eastern European country of Orsinia. Put away your expectations of spaceships and […]

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Book review: Act One

Posted January 10, 2021 by Lory in elsewhere / 0 Comments
Book review: Act One

Join me over at Entering the Enchanted Castle for a review of one of my favorite books about the theatre, Act One by Moss Hart. It’s a marvelous story of a kid growing up in a poor family in the Bronx, and how he made his theatrical dreams come true. Click here for the full […]

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Witch Week: The Graveyard Book

Posted November 2, 2020 by Lory in elsewhere, events / 4 Comments
Witch Week: The Graveyard Book

As October turns to November, I hope you’re enjoying Witch Week as hosted by Lizzie Ross – she’s put together a wonderful array of posts on the theme of “Gothick.” Today’s treat is a discussion of Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. I was so happy to get to participate, along with Lizzie and two of […]

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On my other blog: Beyond words

Posted February 6, 2019 by Lory in elsewhere / 0 Comments
On my other blog: Beyond words

Over on Entering the Enchanted Castle, I’m thinking about how much words mean to me, as well as the times when they seem to fail. How has language helped or hindered you? How do you go beyond its limitations? I hope you’ll join the conversation.  

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On my other blog: How tidying up changed my life

Posted January 9, 2019 by Lory in elsewhere / 5 Comments
On my other blog: How tidying up changed my life

On this blog, I’ve mentioned how I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and tried to apply some of its principles (some of my tidied bookshelves are pictured below). On my new blog, Entering the Enchanted Castle, I describe some ways tidying up really did seem to change my life, and why it’s […]

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Witch Week: My contributions

Posted November 3, 2018 by Lory in elsewhere / 2 Comments
Witch Week: My contributions

Today’s Witch Week offering is my review titled “A Famous Witch” … if you don’t remember who that is from my previous mentions, head over to Calmgrove and Lizzie Ross to find out. And tomorrow, be sure to return for our discussion of The Other Wind by Ursula K. Le Guin, the final book in […]

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