My 5 (and a half) favorite True Crime Comedy Podcasts – pt.1

My 5 (and a half) favorite True Crime Comedy Podcasts – pt.1

deutsche Version Pandemic or not, sometimes I’m not in the mood for reading. Or writing. Or sitting still. Or I have to do some cleaning, cooking, laundry, and I want some entertainment while doing so. Weeelcome to the world of podcasts! Thanks to my excellent podcast app and its long list of ‘to be listened’ [...]

Reading Marie Kondo and so much more … “The life-changing magic of tidying up”

Reading Marie Kondo and so much more … “The life-changing magic of tidying up”

My oh my – the world is my oyster and I am allergic to seafood … I have to change. Or: I have to change something. Over the last few years and months I’ve read tons of books about ADHD, anxiety disorders and mindfulness. One thing I’ve learned is that I can focus and work [...]

Reading: too many books at once …

Reading: too many books at once …

Right now I’m reading about 5 books at the same time – different books for different moods, different mindsets, different levels of mental capacity. As you may have guessed this does not work out very well, meaning it does not look like I’m about to finish a single one of those books anytime soon – [...]

Reading: “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Reading: “The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

  Leo had been avoiding his wife, Victoria, who was barely speaking to him and his sister Beatrice who wouldn't stop speaking to him—rambling on and on about getting together for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving. In July. Leo hadn't spent a holiday with his family in twenty years, since the mid-'90s if he was remembering correctly: he wasn't [...]

Reading: “The Diary of a Nobody” by George and Weedon Grossmith

Reading: “The Diary of a Nobody” by George and Weedon Grossmith

May 9: The Blackfriars Bi-weekly News contains a long list of the guests at the Mansion House Ball. Disappointed to find our names omitted, though Farmerson's is in plainly enough with M.L.L. after it, whatever that may mean. More than vexed, because we had ordered a dozen copies to send to our friends. Wrote to the [...]