Cinderella · Fairy Tale · NovElla · Quotes

Collecting Aschenputtel

Source:   “Shake yourself, shake yourself, little tree. Throw some nice clothing down to me.” She [Aschenputtel] had scarcely spoken these words when a splendid silver dress fell down before her. With it were pearls, silk stockings with silver decorations, silver slippers and everything else she needed. – Kate Forsyth, The Wild Girl  … Continue reading Collecting Aschenputtel

Education · Math · NovElla

Mole Day 2018

Happy Mole Day! Mole Day is all about Avogadro’s number. Avogadro’s number refers to the number of units in one mole of any substance. Avogadro’s Number = 6.022 x 1023 Celebrate Mole Day at 6:02 on October 23rd! Check out my first Mole Day post for more information about Amedeo Avogadro. This year’s theme by… Continue reading Mole Day 2018

Austen · NovElla · Quotes

Autumn is for the Poets

  “Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind… Continue reading Autumn is for the Poets

Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla

Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

“A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.” – Tolkien, “The Road Goes Ever On” J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion delves into the history of Middle Earth, and the world of Arda as a whole. It contains a lot of background… Continue reading Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion