Archive for the ‘going somewhere’ Category

Tokyo photos

18Aug08

iThis is like a milestone, or something. I’m actually posting about a trip! Wahaaa. Yes, isn’t it a lovely thing, to see how Japanese people compromise on sanity BUT NOT STYLE? I love Japanese men in suits, even if I think they’re crazy to be wearing them on days with 34-degree weather and 170% humidity […]


Fish sauce

31Jul08

Books always make me hungry. I read Carson McCullers’ The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (I will never stop pointing out how beautiful that title is) and I desperately needed some ice tea. I’ve been reading Rattawut Lapcharoensap’s Sightseeing, which made me seriously want that fried rice that Thai Express claims was Chulalongkorn’s favourite dish. […]


But kinda SHIT anyway. See those black boxes that overlap? FUCK.


slate (!) is partnering with nyu’s creative writing program (!) for a writers on writing video series. yay. first up is the dude who wrote my favourite book so far this year: See interview here. I’m currently reading William Boyd’s Any Human Heart, which I bought on a whim a couple of months ago … […]


How white are you? Honestly, though, I’m not as white as I thought I was. I’m not into organic food. Or yoga. Hey, I didn’t even get a liberal arts education! (Although all signs point to the fact that I probably should’ve …) I think, Yasmine, you can easily hit an A1 on this test […]


Yes I’m spending too much money to go to Tokyo to see these boys, yes I’ll be deliriously happy (if not completely unconscious from all the anticipation) when they finally go out on stage and start the three drum beats that kick off Mansard Roof , yes I will also piss my pants when Coldplay […]