Monthly Archives for July 2003

named dread

Hons, do go look at Judy Horacek’s August cartoons and scroll down to the bottom, that one about naming the nameless dread. Not a bad idea, huh?

31. July 2003 by Jill
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virtual storytelling

Virtual Storytelling is the name of a conference in Toulouse this Novemeber. I’ve only had a quick look at the list of presentations so I can’t swear to its being relevant, but it’s in France! I don’t think I’ve got … Continue reading

31. July 2003 by Jill
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fictional friendsters

Friendster‘s been gaining a lot of fictional characters lately, and of course they’re all friends and all write testimonials for each other. I’ve asked Conan the Barbarian and Hermione Granger to be my friendsters. Kind of regret I didn’t ask … Continue reading

30. July 2003 by Jill
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language

She falls in love with Pierre on her eighth day in Paris. They meet in caf?©s and in his garret apartment: he is the most romantic lover she has known, her most patient French tutor. But with each conversation, each … Continue reading

30. July 2003 by Jill
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first person, real time

I like this definition of Eloise Oyzon’s: Blogs are a first person narrative in real time. and further: The story is focused upon the protagonist, it may be extremely personal/personable or the story may be of a larger scope – … Continue reading

30. July 2003 by Jill
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home

Yes, I’m home, but not quite at work yet. I’ve read, written, played, eaten, drunk, run, climbed, swum, slept, spoken a lot of French. My hedge needs trimming, the rose bush needs tying up and there’s weeding to do. My … Continue reading

29. July 2003 by Jill
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Provence

To my surprise, I discovered that Southern France is just like Australia, or at least just like the parts of Australia I love best: hot blue skies, dusty red earth, dry yellow fields and trees and plants that fulfil exactly … Continue reading

29. July 2003 by Jill
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