*Contains spoilers* I have watched this film three times now, and it gets better at each viewing. Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is a feast for the senses – an erotic buffet filled to the brim with symbolism, intellect and culture. But most of all, innocence. Call Me By Your Name is the story of 17 year-old Elio’s sudden infatuation with 24 year-old … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name – A Return to Eden?
Dear Lord, it was sweltering outside. How was I supposed to get in the Christmas spirit surrounded by palm trees, surfers and ancient volcanoes? I’d jumped at the opportunity to move to Hawaii when the possibility of a transfer had come up within the company. It had been absolutely amazing for the first six months until I’d realized that nothing was changing. The weather was … Continue reading Jingle Balls – Friday Flash Fic., March 16
My buddy, Nathan, runs a Flash Fiction challenge each month. He picks randomly from a selection of genres, objects, and locations and the results for March were: a Romance, with a VHS cassette, in a fire watch tower. So I kind of played fast and loose with those guidelines because that’s how I roll. Also, the stories are supposed to be within a 1000 word … Continue reading Scrabble – Nathan’s Flash Fic Challenge for March
He stood looking out the glass walls at the small backyard. Concrete walls surrounded the tiny space but for a large cutout at the side that let in the bright morning sunshine and gave a soft blue tint to the stone. Lionel could see greenery and remembered the lush surroundings of the place that he’d seen the previous evening when he’d stumbled onto the dark … Continue reading One-Night-Stand – Friday Flash Fic., March 2nd
Whew, is it really March??? Winter flew by incredibly fast this year! We just celebrated my son’s 11th birthday and spring weather is upon us a little early. I know that the snow and cold will make a reappearance before this month is over but I’m really enjoying it right now. I only have one work week left (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday) before getting 11 days … Continue reading Is It March Already?
This fall I read the Temptations series by Ella Frank and really fell in love with her characters and writing style. I agreed to be part of a cover reveal blitz for her next book which is the beginning of a brand new series called Confessions. The first book, Robbie, featuring a minor character from the Temptations series is set to be released soon and … Continue reading Cover Reveal – Confessions, Robbie, by Ella Frank