Archive For April 23, 2015

BROTW: Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood

BROTW: Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood

  I stumbled upon Margaret Atwood by pure accident years and years ago as a result of my past addictions with all things dystopian. I thoroughly enjoyed The Handmaid’s Tale and, as a burgeoning feminist, loved stumbling upon a female novelist that did not devote herself to romance or YA fiction.

Turtleneck Obsession

Turtleneck Obsession

Photo by Tambako The Jaguar Do you too think high necks are turtley awesome? Then welcome to this week’s ode to those of us with a permanently chilly neck. Or weird repressed choking fantasies. Wait. What? I think 50 Shades of Grey has seeped through the collective consciousness with the help of THAT Ellie Goulding…

Turtle Turtle

Turtle Turtle

I am all about turtlenecks. Not really the weather-appropriate but invariably scratchy options that come attached to jumpers but the inexplicable ones tacked onto short sleeves or sleeveless tops. I still remember being quite young when I first noticed them being in style and, boy, did I go crazy for them. For some reason, I…

BROTW: Shogun by James Clavell

BROTW: Shogun by James Clavell

You know, there’s a really superficial reason why I’ve chosen this book to review this week. What’s the reason? Well, remember  my outfit post? It turns out that the cover art for Shogun (and indeed that of the Japanese flag) is the same color scheme as my outfit. I know, I know. But on the…

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