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my journey with audio books (and some recommendations)

The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion by Kei Miller. Up until this year, I had a really hard time listening to audiobooks. I got seriously distracted every time I tried, and would miss whole entire swaths of the books. The only ones that seemed to work were childhood classics or non-fiction, and […]

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spooky and folkloric reads

Halloween Planner It’s the month of Halloween, but it’s also Caribbean Folklore Month, so my TBR is focused that way right now. Here are my spooky and folkloric recommendations. The Mermaid of Black Conch by Nicole Roffey. I read this back in June for #readcaribbean, but my Caribbean Book Club is reading it this month. […]

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on the fly photo walk

while running errands last week i did a quick impromptu photo walk, and snapped some shots around town. i’m really glad i did, because it’s been raining, and these sunny photos are keeping me warm today. i’m definitely going to do this again soon. but with a bit more intention! wishing you a great monday, […]

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new art supplies

i got a box of fun new art supplies this week. i’ve been wanting to invest in a set of inks for ages, so this ink focused box was just perfect. i had some really basic spray inks from my scrapbooking days, which i would use when inks were called for, but they were deeply […]

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à table!

i’m cooking dinner tonight, and it’s one of our favourite meals: gochujang chicken. can’t beat chicken and potatoes right? this version is slowly roasted for over two hours in a sweet and spicy sauce. it takes about twenty minutes to prep, then another 15 minutes once cooked to get it ready for serving. tons of […]

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rambling

i’m finding it hard to settle into getting anything concrete done this week, and this morning while doing my morning pages, i had an epiphany: i’m exhausted from over extending myself last week. i signed up for three different classes without realising it (you know those free challenges that lead into some paid program being […]

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work-in-progress

i wasn’t kidding about getting started on christmas gifts. this might be the earliest i’ve started, and it feels good! I just might hit that goal of mine to be done by the end of November. i am also working through my christmas planner, i want to have most of my ideas/plans worked out by […]

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