Month: October 2015

The Sunday Currently Vol. 26

LISTEN. I made a major mistake omitting ONE DIRECTION’S EP B-SIDE RELEASE, “HOME” from my 10 Happy Things on Friday and I want to lie very, very still on the floor. I just wanted to say that that song made me very happy, whilst also making me sob violently into my lunch. Reading I’m trudging […]

10 Happy Things Vol. 7

It’s been a few months since my last 10 Happy Things post and to be honest, it’s mostly because I keep forgetting to do this on Fridays. I remembered today, and even though I don’t feel the best at the moment—something that’s kind of common practice ’round these parts I guess—I think it’s nice to […]

The Pleasure of Leaving

I flew in from Taipei 18 hours ago and I'm still not quite sure if I've righted myself just yet. There is no time difference between Manila and Taipei, but I found myself still awake at 4 a.m., still coated with sleep by the time I woke up at around 2 in the afternoon. I […]

The Sunday Currently Vol. 25

Ah, TSC. The only constant, it seems, on this blog. Reading I’ve been shuffling between depressing fanfic, Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys, Doug Dorst and J.J. Abrams’ S (still!!!), and Barry Schwabsky’s Words For Art, which is pretty amazing but can only be taken by my pea brain in small doses. Very tempted to start […]

On Birthdays

If you’ve known me long enough, you’d probably know that I don’t really like birthdays. Like Garfield hates Mondays, I have a certain aversion to birthdays. It’s not exactly a “woe-is-me, why was I born” type of feeling—though, it’s a valid question, to be fair—but I’ve associated “unfortunate circumstances beyond my control” with my birthday. […]