The panic about my TBRs…

I’ve signed up for two challenges in January of 2019. The Back to the Classics Challenge 2019 and The 2019 TBR Pile Challenge! #TBR2019RBR. The sum total of those challenges is 22 books. So far I’ve read exactly 5 of them (!)  and it is now the end of October. This post is an attempt to regain some control. The sections are: The books that I’ve read so … Continue reading The panic about my TBRs…

The State of the Union – TV series review

I was fascinated by the concept of this BBC mini TV series. A troubled married couple, Louise and Tom, decide to attend marital counseling. Before they go to their counselor, they meet at the pub for a drink. The entire TV series is based on those meetings in the pub. It has 10 episodes of 10 minutes each, and I was seriously tempted to watch … Continue reading The State of the Union – TV series review

Arthur Schopenhauer “On the Suffering of the World” – book review

“Each of us is here being punished for his existence and each in his own particular way” (On the Suffering of the World) I picked up this book while waiting for a job interview and feeling slightly mournful about everything. It seemed appropriate. All I knew about Schopenhauer came from my high school textbook: a healthy dose of pessimism and a fascination with Eastern philosophy. … Continue reading Arthur Schopenhauer “On the Suffering of the World” – book review