Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sounds Familiar

From the book “The Agile Samurai”

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1Q84 讀後感

剛花了四天的讀畢村上春樹的1Q84。簡單來説,就是覺得「寫作手法有點新鮮處,但内容不過如此」而已。

帶點科幻、帶點懸疑、帶點玄… 令我想起很久沒讀過的衞斯理作品。當然,感情描寫方面比倪匡要好。

以個人喜好來説,就是「讀的時候會很想盡快讀到結局,不過相信不會重讀」的程度。(要我不想讀到尾的話,作品可是要相當爛、近乎不堪入目才成。)

為了保持作品的神秘感,内容就不細評了。反正也是不錯的小説,有興趣知道的話就自己讀吧!

日文理解能力好的話,讀原文大概會覺得精彩得多吧?總覺得翻譯有點不足之處,所以才更着重情節的發展。

下次該選甚麼來讀呢?

A Day of Many Occasions

Today is apparently Groundhog Day.  The groundhogs predict 6 more weeks of winter.  Great.

Perhaps fittingly, today is also a snow day due to the storm.  FBB’s school is closed, and both Daniel and I chose to work from home.  (Good luck getting any work done.)

Since tomorrow is Chinese New Year, this marks today as Chinese New Year Eve.  It’s a day traditionally celebrated by a huge family gathering dinner, with special celebratory dishes.  Since we had our family gatherings on both sides of the family already, our dinner tonight won’t be any special.

Unfortunately, today is also a family-wide sick day.  The virus which has been circulating in our quarters (or the whole city, it seems)–the one which has caused fever in every one of us already–is winning.  All of us are coughing and have stuffy, runny nose.  Additionally, Daniel is feverish, and I have what feels like inflammation in my throat.  FBB seems to be the healthiest one around here, relatively speaking.

Oh, how I (don’t) look forward to shoveling!

More videos to come

I’m in the process of ripping all the videos off the DVDs which were recently converted from Super8. Isn’t it amazing that I still look so much like my four-year-old self?