Where In The World Are You? May/June 2021

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Where In The World Are You? May/June 2021

1hemlokgang
maj 1, 1:38pm

Have some fun writing a creative sentence, working in the title and geographic setting of your current read.

Example: I am in Glasgow, Scotland becoming familiar with life in the tenements by getting to know Shuggie Bain.

2spiralsheep
maj 1, 2:24pm

I'm fighting for The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia in France and New Caledonia.

3Selliers
maj 1, 9:12pm

Still in Corfu, collecting Birds, Beasts, and Relatives.

4spiralsheep
maj 2, 4:34am

I was in England in 1895 reciting badly written Liberty Lyrics with "All the Best Writers and Thinkers in the Socialist Movement".

5spiralsheep
maj 2, 10:51am

I'm in the US researching The Dark Matter of Mona Starr.

6spiralsheep
maj 3, 2:44am

I'm in Paris sleeping through The Dream Years of surrealism.

7hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 3, 11:09am

The job of a coroner in Los Angeles inevitably involves A Measure of Darkness.

8spiralsheep
maj 4, 4:01am

I'm reading the romantic comedy Pride and Prejudice with Unmarriageable sisters in a town in Pakistan.

9charl08
Redigeret: maj 5, 12:07pm

In small-town Turkey, waiting for the Snapping Point.

10spiralsheep
Redigeret: maj 5, 5:33pm

I'm in East Timor / Timor Leste, during the Indonesian military occupation, observing Jazz, Perfume & the Incident.

11jveezer
maj 6, 10:39pm

I'm in Jamaica in a drought, so I and I nuh singing Here Comes the Sun.

12spiralsheep
maj 7, 10:25am

I'm in France and my head is being haunted by a Mouton.

13spiralsheep
maj 8, 1:29pm

I'm in the US and Panama with Two Serious Ladies.

14spiralsheep
maj 9, 9:35am

I'm in Aotearoa watching the Potiki grow up.

15hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 10, 12:30am

I am heading to Russia with some trepidation, arriving at Midnight In Chernobyl.

16Selliers
maj 10, 8:35pm

Breathless with awe and exhaustion, I'm pursuing Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods from Greece and Egypt all the way to India, and back.

17spiralsheep
Redigeret: maj 11, 4:57am

I'm slowly desiccating in a Venezuelan drought with the Keepers of the House.

18charl08
Redigeret: maj 11, 3:19pm

I'm in 1960s/70s Norway with a scandi lgbt classic doing What Comes Naturally.

19jveezer
maj 11, 3:27pm

I'm suffering along with everyone in India right now but at least I can find comfort in Chandrabati's Ramayan.

20hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 14, 1:15am

It's the Jazz Age and I am off to the Cote d'Azur in search of some of the elusive Riviera Gold.

21spiralsheep
maj 14, 7:59am

I'm in London, England, and an island near Koh Samui, Thailand, participating in The Authenticity Project.

22charl08
Redigeret: maj 14, 8:57am

I'm in the Pale of Settlement (Russia) on the trail of The Slaughterman's Daughter.

23jveezer
maj 14, 11:20am

I'm not really sure but I know I definitely don't want to be anywhere near the setting of my Eleven Sooty Dreams.

24varielle
maj 14, 6:39pm

I’m about to invade Sicily in The Day of Battle.

25spiralsheep
maj 17, 4:55am

I'm taking my time following Momo through various fantastical worlds using Aetheric Mechanics.

26jveezer
Redigeret: maj 17, 12:08pm

Denne meddelelse er blevet slettet af dens forfatter.

27jveezer
maj 17, 12:11pm

I'm in Nepal, coming down out of the Mountains Painted with Tumeric into the lowlands of Mugalan (India, land of the Mughals) after being shunned and shamed by the village.

No touchstone? Maybe too obscure even though published by Columbia University Press in 2008? This is the novel by Lil Bahadur Chettri translated from the Nepali by Michael J. Hutt

28hemlokgang
maj 17, 5:02pm

I am luxuriating in Catalonia in a Garden By The Sea.

29hemlokgang
maj 18, 3:15am

I will be in Palo Alto, California for a while, considering A Matter Of Death And Life.

30hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 18, 11:11pm

Now, with a certain trepidation, I am heading to Desperation, Nevada. Wish me luck!

31spiralsheep
maj 19, 10:02am

I'm back in a small but growing English town playing several Return Matches.

32jveezer
maj 19, 11:19pm

Growing up with the Dark Child in Guinea and learning some amazing things about the Melinké.

33spiralsheep
Redigeret: maj 20, 12:42pm

I'm in one of the Gulf states: Qatar or the UAE? Let's call it Barqais. I'm doing business with A Woman of Five Seasons.

34spiralsheep
maj 22, 3:16pm

I'm travelling from Togo, across Africa and Europe, to meet An African in Greenland.

35hemlokgang
maj 23, 4:28pm

Heading to England to meet The Good Soldier, facetiously named by those who knew him.

36charl08
Redigeret: maj 23, 5:50pm

37spiralsheep
maj 24, 11:08am

I'm on a Mission to Kala in Cameroon with a young failed scholar in search of someone else's runaway wife.

38hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 24, 9:34pm

I will remain in England for A Dance To The Music Of Time, 3rd Movement.

39charl08
maj 26, 7:58am

Now heading to New York and France with Vivian and her camera (via Denmark, given the original language of the novel).

40hemlokgang
maj 26, 11:45am

Joining in the community activities in a dying fishing village, Big Running, Newfoundland which includes the singing of Our Homesick Songs.

41spiralsheep
maj 27, 4:49pm

I'm watching two USian scholars in London conducting their Foreign Affairs.

42hemlokgang
Redigeret: maj 29, 10:31am

And yet another journey to post-WWII London, where I seek wisdom from A Word Child.

43AndrewSinger
maj 30, 8:25am

I am working my way through Ming Dynasty, China, exploring the architectural marvels built by the Emperor.

44spiralsheep
Redigeret: maj 31, 1:50pm

I'm wandering through England, Ireland, Nigeria, and Benin, wondering what The Actual?

45spiralsheep
jun 1, 7:04am

I'm in England with Mary Talbot, and France with Lucia Joyce, where each girl is the Dotter of her Father's Eyes.

46charl08
jun 1, 8:07am

In Russia, reading the odd surviving texts of the Soviet Union by the light of Molotov's Magic Lantern.

47spiralsheep
jun 7, 10:16am

I have been in Samarkand with Omar Khayyam, and Iran with his followers.

48jveezer
jun 7, 10:33am

I'm in the bougie city of Angoulême suffering through the Lost Illusions of this human comedy we live in.

49Limelite
Redigeret: jun 7, 3:27pm

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, those six months at the Versailles Peace Conference held in Paris 1919.

50hemlokgang
Redigeret: jun 8, 12:16pm

Starting a new journey through time in a dungeon in Ghana, dreaming of Homegoing.

51spiralsheep
jun 8, 12:38pm

I've been travelling through British history from 1950 to 2019 with a cohort of lesbians in Sensible Footwear.

Happy pride month to anyone celebrating!

52karenb
jun 8, 6:22pm

>51 spiralsheep: LOL

I was just in Penang, Malaysia, reading about the ghost/god they call the Black Water Sister.

53spiralsheep
jun 10, 11:05am

In the early 20th century British Isles, I'm making history with Women's Social and Political Union member Sally Heathcote: Suffragette.

54kidzdoc
jun 10, 1:37pm

I'm in an abandoned game reserve in Mozambique with a young boy, who is mesmerized by The Tuner of Silences.

55charl08
jun 11, 11:59am

>53 spiralsheep: I liked that one.

I'm in New Orleans, wondering why anyone would want to be Out of the Easy. (I'd be on a plane to NOLA tomorrow, given half a chance!)

56hemlokgang
Redigeret: jun 12, 4:12pm

Off to ride along with the Pack Horse Library in the Appalacha Kentucky with The Book Woman Of Troublesome Creek.

57charl08
Redigeret: jun 12, 4:22pm

In Ancient Rome finding out that A fatal thing happened on the way to the forum.

58hemlokgang
Redigeret: jun 13, 6:35pm

Off to a town in North Carolina where I hope to decide what I would do If I Had Two Wings.

59spiralsheep
I går, 8:01am

I was in fantasy Cornwall in the shadow of a Steeple keeping an eyeball on the new curate at the Anglican church and her friend the trainee priestess at the Church of Satan down the road.

60spiralsheep
I går, 8:01am

Now I'm at Radcliff Hall School for Girls on the south coast of England where I fear someone has Poison for Teacher....