Lovers of incredibly fast-paced and witty TV show Gilmore Girls will know that Rory Gilmore is the ultimate book worm.
In 7 seasons, she has been seen reading and heard referencing a plethora of books, from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to The Yearling.
Many a viewer has tried in vain to spot each and every literary reference the Gilmore girls dropped in their daily conversations. To keep up with the mother-daughter-duo, you’d have to be extremely well-read, know your pop culture and current affairs and deliver it all at twice your normal talking speed.
The Rory Gilmore Book Challenge is a list of all 340 books included in the show, and the challenge to read them all. I’ve marked the ones I have read so far. 114 out of 340 isn’t too shabby!
How many have you read? Have you done the Challenge or are you doing it?
Here’s the full list:
Continue reading Rory Gilmore Book Challenge
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I love it when customers and/or staff at book stores and libraries have fun with books and their displays.
This is one I found on Pinterest, and it made me laugh out loud:
Continue reading “All my friends are dead”
Eiscafé Rialto in Solingen, Germany, has been my favourite ice cream parlour for more than a decade.
Recently, owner Vita offered me a new drink from the menu: affogato al caffè, also known as Espresso Affogato. It means: “drowned in coffee” and that’s exactly what it is.
Continue reading Hazelnut Espresso Affogato at Eiscafé Rialto
This little beauty arrived in the post today. It’s really happening.
My year as a graduate student on a MA Cross-Cultural Communication at Horizons University in France by distance learning starts now.
Continue reading Grad Student? Yes! Mature? Debatable…
It was about this time last year, when I first heard of NaNoWriMo.
NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and the month in question is November. The idea behind it is simple: Write (or try to write) 50,000 words of the first draft of a novel within the 30 days of November.
You read that right. 30 days, 50k words, 1 book.
Continue reading My NaNoWriMo experience