Six Sentence Sunday: Horse Clock

This story was inspired by — wait for it — the clock on my mantelpiece and the Sekhmet postcard my friend Joey gave me. It started as a caption for the picture on my Facebook page. I liked the blue tone which resulted from the wrong setting on the phone (“fluorescent”? maybe). My friend Richard…

BitchBuzz: Get Unstuffed

Endeavouring to make it so in my life, I of course advise others on how to do it. 6 Ways to Unclutter Your Home & Life By K.A. Laity  Every January you think about a personal make-over, sometimes one that lasts past the 31st, but isn’t it about time you dealt with that other problem?I…

The Oxford Odyssey, Part 3

I will be traveling today, so here are some cute pictures of Pumpkin rolling around on my bed. It’s been very lovely visiting Miss Wendy, Pumpkin and Boo. And don’t forget —

Wombat Day

I did not start this particular celebration, but you know I’m willing to lend a hand for a good cause. So join the dance for Wombat Day. Wombat cake below made by the Wombies. How to celebrate: Eat chocolate, think marsupial thoughts, put something in a pouch. Smile. Hug a wombat.

Punch Magazine predicts Lady Gaga… in 1929!

Yes, now it can be told! My tireless research has turned up a fascinating artifact from the past. Okay, when I say “tireless research,” I actually mean “something I stumbled across because I have weird reading habits.” Over Xmas break, I wrote a story set in Jazz Age London. I thought I should do a…

Happy St. Urho Day!

As the delightful flaming grasshopper (courtesy of the fabulous Stephanie Johnson AKA The Queen of Everything) indicates, today is St. Urho Day when we commemorate the famous Finnish leader who chased the grasshoppers from the vineyards with the cry, “Heinäsirkka, heinäsirkka, mene täältä hiiteen!” [Roughly, “Grasshopper, grasshopper, hie thee to hell!”] Don’t forget to load…

Mused in Print

I will write a recap of NYC and the play as soon as possible, but I wanted to pass along the news that Mused has made print versions of their magazine available via Lulu (ah yes, the flexibility of POD!) and of particular interest will be:Spring 2008Cover: Shades of Rock by Jill Florio Art and…