So I watched Valerian yesterday and that, uh. That sure was a thing? I haven’t read the comics so I went into this completely blind, which might have been for the best – my boyfriend has read the comics and I think he liked it even less than I did. It was really gorgeous, but the… Continue reading On Valerian
In the past 24 hours, I’ve been approached by two benevolent ghosts from the past. The second was an old friend I used to roleplay with who dropped off the face of the internet and only recently resurfaced, so not so much of a surprise and more of a pleasant reacquaintance. The second on the… Continue reading On being found
Today was really hot and I spent about four hours of it in the sun, hanging out at the annual Stockholm Culture Festival, listening to Indian music and eating some of the best samosas I’ve ever had. Sadly, they ran out of every kind of lassi before we decided to eat, but it was still… Continue reading On Culture Festivals and India
Yes yes, I said that I wanted to do more substantial blog posts and not just link videos on Youtube, but this one is really good! Okay? Also it combines two of the subjects that were most formative for me in my teens: cooking and Frida Kahlo.
One of my all-time favorite movies is Kamikaze Girls, or Shimotsuma Monogatari as it’s called in Japanese. It’s based on a novel by Novala Takemoto that I finally finished reading today and although I’m not at all an emotional person, there were many moments that got me all choked up. I have no idea of this is… Continue reading On Kamikaze Girls
When I was twenty or so, I wrote a post in a forum I frequented, asking what to do when you had so many stories to tell and no time to tell them. The answers I got weren’t that helpful and could be summed up with “keep a notebook on you”. Now, over a decade… Continue reading On being full of stories
I know, I know. I’m behind and I have no good reason for it other than that I’ve prioritised things other than blogging and I think that’s as valid a reason as any. I’ll try to catch up over the next few days, but I also want to write some things of substance rather… Continue reading On stop motion animation