Archive for March, 2007

Hanging out with Tessa and Leon has reminded me of my summer 2006 visit to San Francisco. They were not only nice enough to let me sleep contentedly on their enormous and loungy sofa and take me out to dinner at a very delicious Cuban restaurant, but they also take care of my orchid (it […]


This lovely little item comes from my dear friend over at the now defunct *@#&*(@&*$^ (Mojibake) blog. The instructions: IF YOUR LIFE WAS A MOVIE, WHAT WOULD THE SOUNDTRACK BE? ____________________________________________________ So, here’s how it works: 1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc) 2. Put it on shuffle 3. Press play 4. […]


Recently I stumbled across the legend of Kaguya-hime, a princess from the moon, born out of a bamboo shoot. From Wikipedia: The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter primarily details the life of the mysterious Kaguya-hime, princess of the Young Bamboo. The main characters in this legend are Taketori-no Okina (竹取翁, the Old Man who Harvests […]