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Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Australian Women Writers Challenge - Book Review Small Acts of Disappearance by Fiona Wright

Small Acts of Disappearance by Fiona WrightMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe 2016 Stella Prize longlist of a dozen books was announced on 9 February, of which Small Acts of Disappearance - Essays o...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Book Review: Born to Rule by Paddy Manning

Greetings from steamy Brisvegas! Christmas is just around the corner and I am in denial when it comes to writing cards and buying presents.  What do I do when I’m in denial?  I read.  Speaki...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Reading Challenges et al

Why did I never get to lie on this in Bali ?  I suspect it might have been a bit uncomfortable anyway.It's been a while since I posted here - which isn't to say that I've stopped reading...j...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Halfway Check In

Caspar looking for books at a good bookstore in Melbourne last yearAt the beginning of the year I signed up for some reading challenges - four to be precise (oh and the Good Reads Challenge ...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Australian Women Writer's Challenge

Australian Women Writer's Challenge 2014Ooh - I've found another challenge to enter!  The Australian Women Writer's Challenge.  I've decided to go for the Franklin Level.  My goal will be to...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Reading Challenges for 2014

Secret Santa gift from the lovely Simon at Stuck-in-a-BookA belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all from a stinking hot Brisbane.How was your Silly Season?Was it full of books ...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Distractions

Grand Design by Prints CharmingOne has not blogged for yonks and misses it dreadfully.  One is swamped with Uni (two subjects this semester) and full-time work.But one is not whingeing...jus...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Elizabeth Taylor's Angel - Week 4

So-called “Rondanini Medusa”. Marble, Roman copy after a 5th-century BC Greek original by Phidias, which was set on the shield of Athena Parthenos.And so we come to the end of our reading of...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Elizabeth Taylor's Angel - Week 3

From the movie Angel directed by Fracois Ozon and starring Romola Garai and Michael FassbenderIn Part 3 of Angel, Angel spends the season in London, finds her way to Esme's studio and has he...
Luvvies's Musings · 1Y ago

Elizabeth Taylor's Angel - Week 2

The common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) is a small New World monkey courtesy of Leszek Leszczynski on FlickerThis month I am hosting a read-a-long of Elizabeth Taylor's Angel in celebratio...