Bumper (a bit of somewhat-shameless plugging)

I love music but I’ve realized I don’t post nearly enough about it on this blog! So to kick off a new year, allow me to introduce…. ~*B U M P E R*~ We… Continue reading

Abstract No-Fuss Nail Art

If you look at my wardrobe, you’ll know I like special pieces– an eye-catching pattern, popping colours, a unique design– that are also comfortable. The same principle applies to my nails.

A night out at the theatre with Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland

When Ben Whishaw stepped out onto the stage at the Noel Coward Theatre just after 7:30 pm, Friday, April 26, 2013, so began my first “real” theatre experience– and to have it pass… Continue reading

Casino Royale: The (re)Birth of Bond

Having seen Quantum of Solace a few times on the telly and Skyfall in theatres this past November, I thought it was high time I watched Casino Royale, the film that served to “reboot” Bond and also saw… Continue reading

Cookie Sticks…or Squares

Prep time: 20 min. Bake time: 6-8 min. Makes ~18 sticks (I ended up cutting mine into small squares) (Recipe & play-by-play)

Je suis à Paris

Today I arrived in Paris for the start of a 6-month stay (during which an exchange will take place) and I have started a side blog dedicated solely to my time on the… Continue reading

[N]unbelievable Nutella Bars

  Prep time: 20-30 minutes Bake time: 28-35 minutes (depending on your oven) Makes 15 bars (more or less, depending on size) (Recipe & play-by-play)

Bright Star: In lone splendor

Bright Star was first on my list of films to watch over the holidays, what with it’s focus on Romantic poet John Keats and his relationship with Fanny Brawne. Coincidentally, it also stars Ben… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Cup (Not Buttercup!) Cookies

Prep time: 30-40 minutes Bake time: 8-10 minutes Makes 18-24 cookies (depending on size) (Recipe & play-by-play)

Questions of heartbeats

11 days from Christmas I found a bullet in my chest others a blade. thoughts of presents left my head a little metal stone to be my last Pain seeps through me I… Continue reading