Daniel Craig as 007/in drag for 2011 International Women’s Day, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood

I initially watched the video because I saw screenshots from it and wanted to see why Daniel Craig was dressed up like a woman. I love the idea of having M (the ever-wonderful… Continue reading

Looking for Home

I’m going on exchange to Paris next year and sadly, Parisian universities don’t have on campus housing.  So I’m looking for a place to live, and it’s my first time.  I lived away… Continue reading

Desperate glances

desperate glances sate my Eyes with yours What I see I feel not but a glass cage                   a glass face Smooth lines static lines let… Continue reading

Skyfall: Out with the old, in with the Q

I saw the latest James Bond movie 2 weeks ago and I still find myself thinking about it sometimes as I go about my day.  It also doesn’t help that I keep listening… Continue reading

(Very Lemony) Lemon Soufflés

Prep time: 30-45 minutes Bake time: 16 minutes Makes 3 soufflés (Recipe & play-by-play)

Ben Whishaw: A Very Bright Star

I guess I should elaborate.  I have now seen him in Cloud Atlas and Skyfall, as Robert Frobisher and Q respectively, and he has such screen presence and charisma, and of course, his… Continue reading

Cloud Atlas: yet what is any good film but a multitude of feels?

I saw Cloud Atlas last Sunday, and I went into the theatre not sure what to expect— I’d heard wonderful and not so wonderful things about it.  All I knew was that some… Continue reading

Absolutely Adorable Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

Prep time: 30 minutes Bake time: 18-20 minutes Chill time: 3 hours (Recipe & play-by-play!)

I think this calls for a congratulations!

To Barack Obama, who respects those who are different from him To Joe Biden, for calling out Paul Ryan’s malarky To Tammy Baldwin, Mazie Hirono, and Tammy Duckworth, new senators & representative who… Continue reading

“Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future. I believe there is another world waiting for us, a better one. And I’ll be waiting for you there.”

– Robert Frobisher, “Letters from Zedelghem”, Cloud Atlas