Monthly Archives: December 2010

This Morning, in my Garden

Listening: Sprout and the Bean, Joanna Newsom The rain has come and gone. Le deluge, in my garden. Now the sun is out, and the water is growing my little plants into giants. Images via Jamie Bird. Advertisements

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Je T’aime

Listening: Je suis venu te dire que je m’en vais, Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin This movie is going to be wonderful! Dear Serge, darling Jane.  Yes, yes, yes! http://www.nowness.com/swfs/NownessVideoPlayerEmbed.swf “Ugliness is in a way superior to beauty because it … Continue reading

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Home

Listening: I Dream a Highway, Gillian Welch Happy Holidays.  I hope it has been lovely for you, wherever you’ve been. I went home. Santa was very good to me, and my mama’s dinners were too. I’ll tell you all about … Continue reading

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Black Swan

Listening: The Red Shoes, Kate Bush No, I still haven’t seen Black Swan.   But look at these stunning posters!  I appreciate that the designers approached these pieces with vision, rather than simply plastering celebrity faces over the space. They … Continue reading

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To Fall and Fall

Reading: The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky (…still) “The rain began again. It fell heavily, easily, with no meaning or intention but the fulfilment of its own nature, which was to fall and fall.” (Helen Garner) It’s been raining steadily for many days … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

This morning I awoke to the soft drip-drop of rain, falling sweetly outside my window.  I reluctantly rolled myself out of my cozy bed, got dressed, washed my face, brushed my teeth, enjoyed a quick cup of tea, then headed … Continue reading

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The Ghost Who Walks

Listening: The Ghost Who Walks, Karen Elson Okay– I’m not usually one for model-turned-actress/musicians, but I am so sold on Karen Elson!  Jack White’s special lady: a beautiful redhead in a magical dress.  YES!

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