Posts tagged ‘Perry Mason’

May 25, 2015

and April weeps – but, o ye hours!

by ada

I will never ever get back to real-time posting. Better I give it up right now and simply rename this blog Reminiscences. 

April readings

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April 26, 2015

I Martius am! Once first, and now the third

by ada

Now, with May just around the corner, I suddenly feel like it’s time to recall what I read almost two months ago, haha:

Erle Stanley Gardner: Perry Mason und der Tote im Rollstuhl – because I want Della Street’s life

Gabriel García Márquez: Von der Liebe und anderen Dämonen – because, once upon a time, I had brains used to enjoy Real Literature

Paul J. Frost: Elcserélt elmék – because, birthday book, featuring dogs

Antonia Fraser: Die Nonne – because a murder mystery amongst Catholic nuns is the best bedtime story

Erlend Loe: Ich bring mich um die Ecke – because I loved Doppler and wasn’t left disappointed by this book either

March readings 6

June 12, 2012

365/164

by ada

It’s raining again since days (actually since weeks, with eventual breaks). I spent the last summer in Holland and it was raining all the time. In June I thought, we still have the whole summer ahead of us. In July I got nervous, but thought, we didn’t lose the battle yet, August is the hottest month of summer in Europe, there is still some hope. In August I was furious, in September apathetic and in October I became depressed. And while I clearly cannot blame my clinical depression on the weather, it is a scientific fact that sunshine does count, where mental illness (at least depression) is concerned.

Now I’m in Austria and it rains uninterruptedly. I start to believe that I’m die Frau mit den Regenhänden (the woman with rainy hands). Wherever I go I take my heavy clouds with me.

So for today is a photo of some strawberries and a cup of hot chocolate, made with coconut milk and without sugar (because, despite of the overwhelming amount of photos of tiramisus, chocolates and coffee cups on this blog, I’m still on my gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb antidepressant diet); wich I will drink in bed while reading Perry Mason. My new goal is to get through of all the existing Perry Mason-stories. I became somewhat oversatiated with musicology and health care literature lately.

May 24, 2012

365/143

by ada

Worst work day since I started one month ago. I couldn’t wait to finish my shift and get back to the safe and comforting world of Perry Mason. And I do miss Móricka and The Cat terribly.

May 13, 2012

365/133

by ada

It was really cold and rainy the whole day, and I’m coming off coffee right now, so I just slept the day through (and I mean it literally). The few hours I was awake I spent with reading Perry Mason stories on my computer. I was desperately in need of some rest, so it was just perfect the way it was.

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