tangent du jour

On Spoons and Spooning


on gifts

Also, a Tangent du jour.

Short post, it being a day of rest as my birthday: have been enjoying one of the best gifts ever, one of those perfect presents, “the gift that keep on giving”: (more…)

romance is not dead

I may be obsessing as I’m currently teaching a course on medieval literature, central theme ADVENTURE, with a heavy emphasis on Romance romance. By sheer good luck (and the Olympic Gods) we managed not to be working on any form, semblance, or mythostereotypification of The R-Word when V-Day struck. But the following incorporates—and O, if I may digress to drool a moment, what a fine embodiment—every element of romance stricto sensu:

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