A woman in unwomanly rags…FOR FREE.

A woman in unwomanly rags…FOR FREE.

Free Kindle giveaway for 5 days, 28 April-2 May. Get it on your eReader today!http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007XIWQIQ/ref=cm_cd_asin_lnk ….. A young woman revisits her homeland. She meets her childhood lovers, a boy and a girl, who are now a married couple. Three worlds clash which used to be one… ~ Check out www.julieoyang.com for more risks, more excitement, …

Arse of the world

Arse of the world

Dutch writer/journalist Simon Carmiggelt wrote a daily column “Cursiefje” in the Amsterdam newspaper Het Parool. As a commentator on everyday life he was unparallel. His writings have an unsuspecting humour with a sharp taste. Camiggelt invented a new word, EPIBREREN, a verb in which one attempts to obscure chic charisma. It’s a word only found …

A sampling of my jetlags: greetings from Manhattan

A sampling of my jetlags: greetings from Manhattan

a New York spring wears sunglasses that fog up from its bazaar breath crowds in the street patiently taming a pretty animal it’s a chameleon and we visited those magic grottoes of prehistory just minutes ago and we saw oceans that don’t hold roots ———- Greetings from Manhattan, 11 April 2012. This makes for lots …

Grand delicious between fear and sex. between me and words,

Grand delicious between fear and sex. between me and words,

Why isn’t the word “phonetic” spelled the way it sounds? “What’s the opposite of opposite? What’s the opposite of love? Do fish get thirsty? Can blind people see their dreams? Do they dream? Can you cry under water?” Want to find the answers to your capitalised Q’s? Click link and order my novel with a …

My night…9.69 seconds

My night…9.69 seconds

Last week I signed the contract with J Publishing Company, London, UK, for my short story “The night that hides things from us”.  The anthology “9.69 seconds” is to be published at the ocassion of London Olympics. I’m sharing here the opening of my “night”. The night that hides things from us by Julie O’Yang …

Stitches of a song

Stitches of a song

———- “…He is fond of the part of the city he visits regularly, its bustling quarters with jazz clubs (The Blue Note for one), bookshops, and the handsome youth he studies from a distance. Would they hum the haunting song in their dreams, like …he does, night after night, seventy years long? How many days …