It's a short, sweet week. My words are being written elsewhere at present and I have none left for this place. I haven't much of anything left. So today, I'm trying to live by music. So whether music or madness We live by one of the two https://youtu.be/Ds0jtuyslbI Songwriters: Nick Mulvey Fever to the Form … Continue reading Music Monday | Fever To The Form – Nick Mulvey
Many years ago, I took my then-boyfriend to the zoo for his birthday. It wasn't just the zoo though. It was Roar and Snore, an overnight behind-the-scenes zoo experience. The Sydney skyline twinkled on the other side of the bay. Our evening began with crocodiles and crudites, as we shared a few drinks with the … Continue reading Giraffes and The Mystery of Happiness
It's late. Monday is almost over and I'm trying to squeeze this in before midnight. I'd planned to do it earlier in the day but I've been sick, procrastinating, hoping I'd improve instead of getting worse. In the early 1990s when Beverly Hills 90210 was released, my parents deemed it "inappropriate" television for me. There … Continue reading Music Monday | Here With Me – Dido + a Bonus Track
And in the distance As barren hills are touched by black-tipped fingers The fading light reminisces about the days it lingered Over pots of tea with toast Whispering sweet nothings to its only ghost. Then the moon rolls across the inky sky With a gut full of ache and his upside down smile And he … Continue reading Nostalgia
“And it ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we're talking about when we talk about love.” Curled on the couch of my airbnb eating olives, I strip the marinated flesh from the pits and spit them onto a plate. I'm in town for the Melbourne Writers Festival and … Continue reading Music Monday | Norman Fucking Rockwell – Lana Del Rey
When you argue with reality, you lose. But only 100% of the time. There's only one thing harder than accepting that. And that's not accepting it. Byron Katie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jjt698Zv5jQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAY2bCmm8e0 It's alive, can you feel it taking hold again? In your mind, all your demons are rattling chains Welcome to a world of pain
Addicted to this song and especially this cover. Cannot get enough of Clea's vocals. https://youtu.be/RW8S3I6Ky-k Things fall apart. Nothing nothing nothing gon' save me now...
A tribute to Mary Oliver, and my lover.
Six days ago, Lana Del Rey released her newest song. I've been tearing around in my fucking night gown 2/47 Sylvia Plath It's a sheer, luminous ballad with her perfect voice echoing in a wash over barely-there piano chords. Writing in blood on the walls 'cause the ink in my pen don't work in my … Continue reading Music Monday | hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but I have it – Lana Del Rey (Aaron Darc Remix)