Lighter on the books this week, but there is a generous helping of music, articles, and aching for the arts.
Counting Literary Calories – Jan 16, 2022
A list of all the culture I've consumed so this month. Most of these things, even the ones I’ve listed, I’m sure I will forget about in weeks. Perhaps this is me desperately wanting the time I spent on them to mean more.
Idiom: A frog in the well
What is the story behind the Chinese phrase "a frog in the well"? Find out more in our translation of the ancient fable.
The best books we read in 2021
Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.
Shakespeare’s Romeo And Juliet is not a love story (aka I disagree with Taylor Swift)
The play makes a mockery of love. Today, men who behave like Romeo are called f***boys.