Last night I did the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. Such a touristy thing to do for someone who has lived in Sydney their whole life, but still, it’s something we all gotta do at some point. I’m glad I did, because it’s an amazing experience and I totally recommend it to anyone remotely interested. Continue reading
No I didn’t stutter, today’s brand new band of the day is Holy Holy, an Australian two-piece indie rock outfit. (Straya!) I’ve been rocking their new album When The Storms Would Come, and I have to say I am enjoying it immensely. Continue reading
Today I finished another novel whisked off the top of the Nanny Marj Memorial Pile of Books, A Faint Cold Fear by Karin Slaughter. Slaughter is an author I’ve always wanted to check out, just based on having the coolest name for a thriller writer ever.
Today my car broke down on me for the first time.
Oh boy. This is going to be another one of those #firstworldproblems posts detailing my day of utter calamity. Well, it felt calamitous to me.
And the day started off so well! I woke up early, jumped out of bed, had a super productive morning cooking and cleaning, prepared all of my work meals…the sun was shining, the birds and bees were singing!
Then I got in the car.
Today I watched Christmas in Connecticut (1945). It’s an old school rom-com starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan and Sidney Greenstreet, and came with the highest of recommendations: my mother’s. Continue reading
Last night I wore a fake mustache. I feel like that’s different enough to be going on with. Continue reading
Today I watched The Women (1939). The cool thing about this film is that all the people who appear in it are women; there are no men in the entire picture. Which is quite the feminist statement to make in the late 30s, considering that most films released today can’t even pass the Bechdel Test. Continue reading