With this entry, the aspiring series that started with yesterday’s post becomes an actual series, in which I comment on what I was sad to miss in the (quite decent overall) BBC TV series “Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell”, compared to the wonderful original book.
This post today, apart from a fangirl rant, is also a commentary on what may be a fundamental difference between what’s captivating on screen vs. on paper and, I would posit, in life.
If you haven’t read the book, here is your minor spoiler alert. Continue reading “Grievance #2: the Greysteels”
I binge watched a TV series based on one of my favorite books the other weekend.
“Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell“, the epic 2004 novel by Susanna Clarke, was made into a 7 episode TV series (about 1 hour each episode) by the BBC (2015).
The book is not for everyone. Continue reading “So I Watched a TV Series Based on a Favorite Book”
You were in the news this morning. Or so said an industry news feed alert. I didn’t read the article.
You were also in my last dream this morning. With the changes at work, I’ve been thinking about you, and how the place is not the same any more. Are the places ever the same? Continue reading “You Were in the News”
“Modern context glorifies extreme range of motion.”
There are many images of beautiful skinny young (more or less) women in somewhat impossible yoga poses out there. Those image portfolios get followers. Thousands, millions, I hear. Continue reading “What Our Strength Looks Like”