BEEF, CHICKEN, HERO

9:00 am The deep heavy stoneware crockpot is full of the mushed vegetable detritus of last night’s roast beef supper. The tall glass blender is unwashed. I slip on yellow rubber gloves, and wash the blender, poking the sponge around

BEEF, CHICKEN, HERO

9:00 am The deep heavy stoneware crockpot is full of the mushed vegetable detritus of last night’s roast beef supper. The tall glass blender is unwashed. I slip on yellow rubber gloves, and wash the blender, poking the sponge around

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THE GOLD I’VE LOST

When I was three or four, I was at an Iranian mehmooni (which simply does not translate to the western notion of “party” with its connotations of fun and letting loose) with my family. I dropped my ruby ring down

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THE GOLD I’VE LOST

When I was three or four, I was at an Iranian mehmooni (which simply does not translate to the western notion of “party” with its connotations of fun and letting loose) with my family. I dropped my ruby ring down

BANGS ARE FUCKING STUPID

Ok, I want to put it out there, straight up: bangs are a fucking stupid hair style, and they make the wearer look fucking stupid. There is literally no one I have seen who actually, seriously can pull off wearing

BANGS ARE FUCKING STUPID

Ok, I want to put it out there, straight up: bangs are a fucking stupid hair style, and they make the wearer look fucking stupid. There is literally no one I have seen who actually, seriously can pull off wearing

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“I hold my weary soul in my teeth”: A REVIEW OF THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, VILLAIN’S THEATRE

The kind of play I do NOT like, Gentle Reader, is the kind where the actors seem to be enjoying themselves more than the audience. You know which kind I mean? The Shakespeare-by-the-Sea kind of play, with actors prancing around

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“I hold my weary soul in my teeth”: A REVIEW OF THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, VILLAIN’S THEATRE

The kind of play I do NOT like, Gentle Reader, is the kind where the actors seem to be enjoying themselves more than the audience. You know which kind I mean? The Shakespeare-by-the-Sea kind of play, with actors prancing around

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SKIRTS, LEATHER SKIRTS, PLAID SKIRTS

I bought these skirts a couple of weeks ago from thrift store. I bought them without trying on because it is such a drag to try stuff on when you are in your winter clothes. Even though thrift store isn’t

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SKIRTS, LEATHER SKIRTS, PLAID SKIRTS

I bought these skirts a couple of weeks ago from thrift store. I bought them without trying on because it is such a drag to try stuff on when you are in your winter clothes. Even though thrift store isn’t

“THE DEFINITIVE ABANDONMENT OF THE SWEET YEARS OF YOUTH”

I did not write those words, Gentle Reaer- if I did, I would not be here now, blogging on the most illustrious website, wordpress.com. I will leave it to your your initiative to find out who did. But since I

“THE DEFINITIVE ABANDONMENT OF THE SWEET YEARS OF YOUTH”

I did not write those words, Gentle Reaer- if I did, I would not be here now, blogging on the most illustrious website, wordpress.com. I will leave it to your your initiative to find out who did. But since I

Great Expectations, 2011,

CUTE BOYS…….CUTE NOISE……..

The Princess scribbled “Pip” with a blue felt tip on a scrap of paper, and then drew a big blue heart around it. “He’s soooooo cute” she squealed, and threw herself face down on the bed. “Why are there no

Great Expectations, 2011,

CUTE BOYS…….CUTE NOISE……..

The Princess scribbled “Pip” with a blue felt tip on a scrap of paper, and then drew a big blue heart around it. “He’s soooooo cute” she squealed, and threw herself face down on the bed. “Why are there no