Friday Flotsam: Generation Y and Then Some

1. I’ve often longed for a Professor Kingsfield-style class of fiction writing: 2. At work today, someone brought up the African Shoebill: Add it to the list of things that ought to be too ridiculous to really exist. 3. Reading lately has included Generation Y: The New Lost Generation, a collection of essays … Continue reading Friday Flotsam: Generation Y and Then Some

The Mikado

I am rapidly becoming a full-bore Gilbert and Sullivan fan. Their plays are some of those works, like the writings of Shakespeare, Pope, and Dickens, that really show off the English language to its full power of rhythm, sound, and turns of meaning. As well, of course, of being set to absolutely beautiful music. I … Continue reading The Mikado