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August 13, 2006

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Erica

Ahahah, busted.

You'd probably like the book I just finished: Homeric Moments by Eva Brann; now I'm splitting my time between a new issue of Military History that talks about T.E. Lawrence as war photographer and a book on Japanese demons.

But my heart still remains with Fujieda Miyabi's "Kotonoha no miko to kotodama no majyo to" an appallingly adorable manga about a witch and a miko who fall in love. So there. :p

Cheers,

Erica

Erica

In case you, or any of your fans, cares - my response to this went up on Okazu today: http://okazu.blogspot.com

Cheers,

Erica

Kristin

Re item #6: I couldn't help but think of The Ballad of Brave Sir Robin from Monty Python and the Holy Grail here....

Brave Sir Robin ran away.
Bravely ran away, away!
When danger reared its ugly head,
He bravely turned his tail and fled.
Yes, brave Sir Robin turned about
And gallantly he chickened out.
Bravely taking to his feet
He beat a very brave retreat,
Bravest of the brave, Sir Robin!

He is packing it in and packing it up
And sneaking away and buggering up
And chickening out and pissing off home,
Yes, bravely he is throwing in the sponge...

Lee Kottner

Hee hee! Yeah, kinda like that! Or the New Yorker cartoon I saw ages ago of a minstrel tripping along the road singing "Sumer is icumen in" while one peasant looks at another and says "What the hell does that mean?"

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