Tagged with George R.R. Martin

Literary Feasts!

Literary Feasts!

There seems to be a recent trend on the internet and in the lives of readers wherein long-time fans of books are recreating (or inventing!) favorite scenes that feature descriptions of food. Whether it’s coming up with recipes inspired by the food in books (see my sister’s recent discovery of the new Downton Abbey Cookbook), … Continue reading

On the Language of Dreams…

“The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real … for a moment at least … that long magic moment before we wake. Fantasy is silver and scarlet, indigo and azure, obsidian veined with gold and lapis lazuli. Reality is plywood and plastic, … Continue reading

Off the Page: Lismore, Ireland

Off the Page: Lismore, Ireland

Perhaps it’s this blustery spring weather, or the frequent bouts of rain that we’ve been recieving up and down the coast to remind us that spring arrives like a lion and leaves like a lamb, but for some reason I’ve been dwelling on Ireland recently. Specifically the quaint little village of Lismore, in Southern Ireland, … Continue reading