June 9th, 2010

talking mice?

(no subject)

It rains and I'm reading the first 12 Kingdoms novel, in Japanese, finally. (Bought five years ago, couldn't get into it, abandoned.) Somehow the combination takes me back to Yotsuya or thereabouts in 1992 or thereabouts. Again, do not ask me why. Actually, the lovely cool sun of the last three days first made me want to read Pratchett, which I did-- happy reread of The Truth, which I liked better second time around-- and then made me want to read Japanese. The weather changed overnight but the urge remained. I shall see if the goodness of fit between 12K and TO's changeable weather survives the heat and storms forcast for the end of the week, but I'm not sanguine on that front.

mvrdrk, your cards came. And so *many*! I thought there must be a notebook or something in the bag as well. Thank you very very much. (Now if only the vocabulary book would arrive from bk1, that was sent two weeks ago by airmail, so I can start putting vocab on my flashcards...)