Inspired Resolutions

The end of the year naturally evokes nostalgia, reminders of memorable moments from the past 12 months and thoughts of resolutions for the coming year. I thought I might set a few of these wishes for the new year to literature that has crossed my path in 2011... Live in the moment. Lesson learned from … Continue reading Inspired Resolutions

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Keats House – Part 2

Today is Bloomsday, so I feel like I should be writing about James Joyce. I have another topic in mind, but will add the James Joyce Centre in Dublin to my "must visit" list. Today, I'm back to Mr. Keats. My fourth and most recent pilgrimage to the Keats House in North London happened just … Continue reading Keats House – Part 2

Chapter One

I've stood on Jane Austen’s front porch, at the foot of John Keats’ bed and over Percy and Mary Shelley’s gravestone. Deep in the moors of Northern England, I hiked six miles in the rain to Emily Bronte's assumed motivation behind Wuthering Heights. A few years ago, I traveled to Scotland on a solo pilgrimage … Continue reading Chapter One