I’ve been thinking about blogging and blogs this morning and thought of a blog I used to read all the time. This image is from that blog, Travels With Persephone, which is a travel blog written by an archeologist based in Greece. Looks like she hasn’t posted in several months. I hope its just a … More Looking Back, Looking Forward
I can’t believe August has come round again. That was fast! August is my least favorite month because the heat in New Orleans is brutal and hurricane activity usually kicks into high gear. But I’m not going to think about it, instead I’ll immerse myself in translated books by women. Women in Translation month was created … More Reading for Women in Translation Month 2018
If you follow me on Twitter you’ve already seen my tweets about these three essays. If not, here they are. I highly recommend them all. Happy Friday! Strange Inspirations: Past Resolutions & Tools to Help You Stay Focused Today Dear New Year Words Can Sustain and Save Us: The Millions Interviews Marie Howe … More Three Must Shares # FridayReads
August is Women in Translation Month, a movement originated by book blogger Meytal Radzinski in 2014 which she details here. Basically, it’s an effort to encourage and spotlight translated books by women which are severely underpublished as compared to men. Meytal has posted supporting statistics for the past year on her blog here. 2015 was … More My Book List for Women in Translation Month
I was recently nominated for a Sunshine Blogger award by Nick at Fifty Words Daily. It’s been a long time since I’ve been nominated for a blogging award. I’m really quite tickled because, for me, getting one of these tells me that at least one person likes to visit here. I’ve been blogging since 2005 … More Sunshine
There’s so much good reading and listening on the Internet it’s overwhelming. How do you choose which piece to read,which podcast to listen to, which video to watch? And I’m always wondering if I’ve missed some really fantastic thing. In just the past few days I’ve read some really good stuff and, this morning, watched … More Hot Reads, Etc.
So International Women’s Day kind of sneaked up on me but I did read some good stuff put out for that day. Here are a few links and a video that I found particularly interesting. 50 Great Books About 50 Inspiring Women – who doesn’t want more good books on their TBR list? From JK Rowling … More Hot reads: IWD Roundup