Chiharu Shiota, A Room of Memorya, 2009 This week I learned that in about 55 days we were stuck at home quarantining, people 2000 years ago had taken the same length of time to travel from London to Constantinople by donkey and civilian boats in spring by the least amount of denarii possible. It was crazy how (surprise!) capitalism and […]
I managed to write 1897 words for my thesis yesterday and another 1651 for today, and if you were in my place I bet you could imagine how accomplished I am feeling at this very moment and I am determined to ride on this high for as long as it remains. Why couldn’t every day […]
I am currently reading classicist Dr. Emily Wilson‘s translation of The Odyssey, and was so very much reminded of how important a good translation is in order to reel your reader in to read and be more interested and invested in an ancient poem from three millennia ago. I mean, this is how her translation […]
On Telemachus, Athena and building a model of mentorship by reading The Odyssey.
Waiting, according to the Random House Dictionary of the English Language, is defined as “remaining in the state of response or inaction, until something expected happens.”