Monthly Archives: July 2012

Communal Toilet

Chinese public toilets truly exemplify the word “public”. Going to pee has never been more public than when there are no doors on the stalls, and only a short wall divides you from your neighbour as your pee splashes jovially … Continue reading

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Living in a foreign country brings out my inner schizo

Now I know most of my friends believe that I possess a degree of crazy (what the degree is depends on whom you ask). But recently, I’m fairly certain that I’ve completely lost it. Why? Lately I’ve been exhibiting several … Continue reading

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Sharing Time: 2012/7/20

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these! So there’s lots that I’ve been listening to, reading, and watching. 1. Gotye Chances are high that you’ve already heard Gotye’s song “Somebody that I Used to Know” or possibly … Continue reading

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Cleaning house is my Sunday service

I stopped going to church a long time ago. But when I was young, I went to Mass every Sunday like the good little Catholic girl I was being raised to become. While my life may have taken a different … Continue reading

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Identity, Lost

[This is a portrait of me, during a darker time during this year abroad. It is not an easy thing, living in such a strange, foreign land. You get so wrapped up in all the new things, that unawares creeps … Continue reading

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Ode to the Dry Cleaner

[Sometimes I like to write poetry. When simple thanks just won’t suffice, I say write an ode!] When I handed you my jacket I tried to hurriedly explain Just how it got so dirty, How the soot got so ingrained. … Continue reading

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Review: Sofia Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette” (2006)

Right off the bat, I’m just going to say: I loved this film. It was pretty. If you want to watch a historical documentary about Marie Antoinette and the fall of Versailles, do not turn to this film. If you … Continue reading

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