I think about a world to come / Where the books were found by the Golden ones

Due to the familiar and empathetic relationship that tends to spring up between reader and protagonist, reading novels is pretty much the cheapest, quickest, entertaining way to learn about people outside of your… Continue reading

The sons of the silent age / Stand on platforms blank looks and no books

Before purchasing this book, I’m not sure I have ever asked for book suggestions while in a bookstore. When I finished World Light though, I was at a complete loss of what to… Continue reading

Turn the holy pictures so they face the wall / And who can bear to be forgotten

  I cannot get over how perfect this very McQueen-ish coat and trouser set from Sanctus is, from the new ‘Forgotten Apostles’ S/S 18 collection. Indeed, with the shine and pattern of the… Continue reading

I will sit right down / Waiting for the gift of sound and vision

Though I already had four other books on the go, I couldn’t resist starting Nick Cave’s first novel, And the Ass Saw the Angel (1989), once I got my used copy from Powell’s,… Continue reading

(Looking looking looking) / I’m looking for water

One of the things I’ve enjoyed doing lately is logging what I’ve read in the Books tab, as that list, like those of my top/last vinyl purchases, quite accurately log what’s going on… Continue reading

The snake and I, a venom high

Though I said back in July that I’d write a post every time I updated my Last 5 and Top 5 Vinyl lists, my Discogs purchase history shows that I have clearly not… Continue reading

They shed tears at the wintered turn of the centuries

This weekend we took a short break to travel across the country and see Wardruna perform their first show ever in Canada. This band has been at the top of my list of… Continue reading

So I said “So Long” and I waved “Bye-bye” / And I smashed my soul and traded my mind

Some dusturbance for the menfolk this time, by way of a coated wool coat that zips up on the “female” side. Like I said, Dust is a genius. dusturbance is closing down at… Continue reading

In this age of grand delusion / You walked into my life out of my dreams

Among other things, 2017 seems to be The Year I Became an Adult. The least painful part of this process was finding a real bra that I can actually wear. Having lived in… Continue reading

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