Posts Tagged ‘new york’

Chickens in New York A choice quote: “This crazy guy keeps buying them from the market — some animal-rights guy, but I think he’s messed up in the head — and he keeps leaving them here,” Mr. Newcomb said. “He thinks he’s saving them, but it’s not like they’re safe around here. Somebody told me […]


New York

10Sep08

Chapter One: He adored New York City. He idolised it all out of proportion. Uh, no, make that he romanticised it all out of proportion. To him, no matter what the season was, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin. Uh … […]


Christoph Niemann blogged over at NYT about how his sons are obsessed about the New York subway. Cute! A chaperone on one of Arthur’s school trips told me something he overheard when all the kids were neatly lined up in rows of two. The girl holding Arthur’s hand asked him, “Have you heard of Peter […]


It’s strange, but while I’ve been thinking about the fact that hey-o I’m 24 this year, I haven’t really given any attention to the fact that the Big Day is this Friday. Everyone else is like ‘Hey it’s your birthday!’ (even my boss?! which is weird I guess cos I’m still new to this nice […]


I think that aptly describes what I aspire to, and why I want to go to Nooo Yawwwkk so bad. Thanks Ketz for crystalising it!


Plath-Woolf

14May08

There are too many things in this world for one to be completely and utterly ravaged by loss. (or so I say until … whenever) My heartbreak over losing Shame has been diminished greatly by two other books: Q’s Legacy by Helene Hanff and Orlando by Virginia Woolf. The first, I chose from Zat’s bookshelf […]