Never Let Me Go

As I was driving home tonight, I was listening to this amazing song.  I think the word epic is an apt description. Never Let Me Go is also the title of a thought-provoking novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.  What happens when we lose our humanity?  What does it mean to be human?  I am feeling slightly … Continue reading

With everything…

I’m exhausted at the moment.  Open House Melbourne was fun but tiring.  I’m going to have an early night tonight.  Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to share some of the snaps I took today. I am listening to this at the moment:

At first I was afraid, I was petrified

I’m talking about my hobbies.  I have realised that, due to my perfectionist tendencies, my hobbies are actually a cause of stress, not relaxation.  Boo!  Right now, I have finished crocheting my convertible cowl, and I only need to “fasten off” and then I’ll be finished.  This finishing touch has taken… forever. It’s a hobby!  … Continue reading

Weezer, Regina, here I come!

I am delighted to announce that I am seeing Weezer on their first tour of Australia in 16 years.  This is happening in January 2013.  I am also pleased to announce that I am seeing Regina Spektor in December.  Thank God for internet pre-sales! But wait a minute Clara, aren’t you on an iron-clad shopping … Continue reading

It’s time to SNIP SNIP!

The credit card, that is. I woke up this morning to go to work and instead ended up buying things at JB Hi Fi.  This is my haul: Did I do well?  What music would you recommend for me?

The G word, the E word, the I word and the H word

Following on from my recent ramblings on the H word, there are still a few things I need to get off my chest.  I need to rant about goths, emos, indies and… hipsters (again!). When I was in high school, I was told by at least two people (Jeffery, Davidwho shall remain unnamed) that they … Continue reading

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