Ominous dark clouds gathered, heavy rain and thunder suddenly started when I wanted to go out on 17:30 pm 19th August. It seemed like a beginning scene of a horror movie. I was wondering that something indicated an ③about turn in my plan. (which means, something suggested me I should give up to go out. )
The ordinary time I might quit going out, but I planned my book club meeting on the day. I laughed away my superstitious imagination. I wore my favorite navy blue colored rain coat as protect me from bad luck and went out. Due to the bad weather, bus and train were delayed about 15 minutes, I arrived at the venue safely but 10 minutes late. I apologized all members already waited for me.
I had reserved the venue where is a nice warm atmosphere restaurant “Fukumori” located 5 minutes by walk near the Akihabara station. It strongly ②imprints me that an almost perfect place for relaxed conversation and enjoying delicious Japanese local foods with friends.
I believe a beautiful, comfortable place brings good effect to output our subconsciously thoughts. In this time we chose “Killing Commendatore ” which is Murakami Haruki’s latest long novel who is an illustrious author. We discussed what he ①incised secret intentions on an ingenious story and enjoyed, notwithstanding we couldn’t solve the whole riddle of his book.
Everybody had recognized this novel is interesting, however, nobody hardly ④about face on our best favorite book of his work. It’s not contradicting.
words to practice: ①incise, ②imprint
expression to practice: ③about turn/④about face:
refers to a complete change of opinion or policy.
“The ambassador’s recent declarations indicate an about turn in foreign policy.”