Ignorance is Sis

  Enlightenment is futile – you will be assimilated. Hollywood is making us stupid. I realized this while watching The Legend of Tarzan, a fun movie, if you’re into excessive CGI animals, but one that left me gaping at the creator’s blatant ignorance about Africa, wild animals, and local culture. …

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I Never Said That

  In Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons, Aunt Ada Doom claims to have seen ‘something nasty in the woodshed’. Now, the book never reveals what the ‘something nasty’ was, but I’m strongly inclined to believe that it was a nefarious collector of quotes with a penchant for misattribution. I …

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Ou tjor

I go for monthly writing classes with Cathy Eden.  It’s like AA for writer’s so it’s more of a support group than a how-to-get-published class.  They are a life-line for me.  It just feels better to struggle with others than to struggle by myself although of course the irony is …

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My Life With Bugs*

*The word ‘bug’ as used in this article represents any insect, entity, or creature, living or dead, which annoys me in some way or I feel deserves the title ‘bug’ at any given time. It occurred to me today that I have a rather complicated relationship with the bugs in …

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