What a Week!

What a week of posts, whew! I feel like I posted something new almost everyday… Oh wait, I did. In case you didn’t notice, the transition from solely book blog to combination book-cook blog is complete. To be honest, it’s made me feel better and happier than ever. I never realized how excited cooking makes…

Weekends in London

Remember how last week I was in my vibe of comfort and routine? That was definitely not last weekend. Sure I went to the gym and I slightly increased my attendance in yoga. But things changed as the end of last week rounded the corner. Not only did I realize I should be tossing my…

Visitors from Jolly Old England

Late in what seems to be a poor choice of routine, my post for last week comes up on the Wednesday of the next week. Sorry about that, yeah. But last week was exciting, overwhelming and I’m currently running on two shots of coffee right now, so forgive me if my fingers are slightly trembling…

Book Review: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Title: Rebecca Author: Daphne du Maurier Genre: Classics, Mystery, Gothic, Suspense, Literature, Thriller, Historical Fiction Publisher: (Republished by Little, Brown and Company) Published: 1938 (Republished December 17, 2013) Page Amount: 393 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his…

The Literary Life: A Weekly Overview

Here we are, yet again, at the weekly overview post. And wow – this week has probably been the most literary one I’ve had in years (or months). For those of you who don’t know already, I started Nanowrimo 5 days into the month of November. What is Nanowrimo? It’s National Novel Writing Month! Basically the challenge is to…

Greetings from Berlin

Well, here I am once again moving locations (this time – to Berlin of all places!). Yes, I’m an almost-official Berlin resident until July of 2016… Isn’t that crazy? I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that I live in the city that was once the epicenter of the Cold War. As…