Surfacing * Margaret Atwood Book Review

“When you can’t tell the difference between your own pleasure and your pain then you’re an addict.” Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, Surfacing is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec. Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soonContinue reading “Surfacing * Margaret Atwood Book Review”

Mircea Eliade * At the Gypsies- The Labyrinth

As we tackled House of Leaves, it’s important to pay tribute to one of the best Romanian authors – Mircea Eliade – who spent decades researching and writing about the symbolism and the minute differences between the sacred and mundane. In his personal journal notes, he remarks: “These thirty years, and more, that I’ve spentContinue reading “Mircea Eliade * At the Gypsies- The Labyrinth”

The Dressmaker – Rosalie Ham

‘The sense of being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which religion is powerless to bestow.’ Miss C.F. Forbes quoted by Ralph Waldo Emerson in Social Aims The Dressmaker is a clever satire about village life. Though the novel is set in 1950s rural Australia, it reminds readers of hypocritical, mean-spirited microcosms everywhere. AContinue reading “The Dressmaker – Rosalie Ham”

The Art of dreaming

The Art of Dreaming is an extraordinary and exciting adventure of the psyche unlike any other, which takes the reader on an amazing journey of the soul via the teachings of the great sorcerer, don Juan. Carlos Castaneda The Art of dreaming Authors Note Over the past twenty years, I have written a series ofContinue reading “The Art of dreaming”