In my constant quest to get good post I sent away for a DNA Collection Kit from 23AndMe. I don't know much about my family history. My paternal grandfather was born and raised in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation. He never really shared a lot about what happened to him understandably. I know it was … Continue reading #14 – Research my family genealogy.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPGxaBHdbBk I have heard a lot of Christmas music this month. You don't get a lot of Hanukkah music. Here's my input.
What a weekend of lovely nostalgia. I was lucky enough to have two of my childhood fantasy universes descend before my eyes. I am talking of course about the wizarding world of Harry Potter and a galaxy far, far away. Now before I continue, I am going to offer up a warning and the chance … Continue reading Lovely nostalgia.
Not that you asked, and I'mma let you finish, but Doolittle is one of the greatest albums of all time. It can probably only be topped, to my mind, by Revolver, I'm Wide Awake and Transformer. It's amazing. I was settled on the fact I would never get to hear the songs of Doolittle, or … Continue reading Pixies | Live in Brixton
In a weird twist of fate, I was asked a couple of months ago how I felt about a book group selecting one of my books to read. Understandably, I said I would be delighted. As the group was purely women I suggested Yallah! as being my most open and appropriate book for the audience. … Continue reading The first rule of book club is…