Haberdashery, Etc: Thank You, “The Paradise,” for the Vocabulary Lessons

I recently started following the latest Masterpiece Classic series on PBS.  It is called “The Paradise” and it is based on Emile Zola’s novel, Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies’ Paradise).  They’re showing Season 1 right now, but our friends … Continue reading

When Music Inspires You to Write

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I love Nigerian music, and in recent years, it has undergone such a transformation that it has almost eliminated the need to listen to other kinds of music.  Almost.  Although my focus for the most part is Gospel / Christian music, I have learnt to appreciate other kinds of music as well.  Thanks to my sister, I have fallen in love with period dramas, and their soundtracks.  Currently topping my list are the main soundtracks of Downton Abbey and North and South.  I highly recommend both.  Beautiful music. Continue reading