Story Time

Fire (eld, masculine uncountable) was never created. He (Han) started to burn (brenna) in the Darkness (mørkeret, neuter) long before the first ash (ask, masculine) took steps. He, fire, raged (rasa, infin. å rasa). He leapt (sprang, å springa). He consumed (gnog, å gnaga) the darkness. He danced (dansa, å dansa) into Its embrace. Reaching into the coils (spiralane, masculine) of darkness, Fire … Continue reading Story Time

Blue Mistaken for Sky: A Review/Reaction (with one personal story)

  Tea: Papaya/Black Tea blend Song: No song. I am enjoying an awesome Caesar salad that I made though with homemade croutons.   Before I dive into this incredible collection, I should be honest: I know Professor Hollander. Not well, obviously; however, I took her classes multiple times at Lyon College. As such, even 6 … Continue reading Blue Mistaken for Sky: A Review/Reaction (with one personal story)

Teatime Ruminations:A Semi-Religious One

Tea: English Breakfast (my favourite) for a very specific reason. Song: A podcast about whom at least/around half of this is. First off, welcome to September: the last few weeks of summer are here. If one is waiting for me to discuss my September books — like Summer — my August reading is unfinished. I … Continue reading Teatime Ruminations:A Semi-Religious One

The Life of a Bird: A Musing on Nynorsk

Nynorsk is quite an intriguing concept. It is the concept that a standard language can be achieved through rigorous linguistic study, and that a people can be united under it. That concept of a culture united intoxicates me. I find myself chasing it in my dreams -- awake, and asleep ones --. The idea that … Continue reading The Life of a Bird: A Musing on Nynorsk