Watching: VH1’s Hindsight

Η Becca, στα 40 κάτι της, αισθάνεται πολύ απογοητευμένη απ’τη ζωή της και τις επιλογές που έχει κάνει. Η δουλειά της είναι υπερβολικά απαιτητική και για έναν εργοδότη που δεν την εκτιμάει καθόλου, ενώ, μετά από έναν αποτυχημένο γάμο, έχει … Continue reading Watching: VH1’s Hindsight

Music Update 201014

Allo Darlin’ – We Come From the Same Place It’s been quite some time since I last got that hooked on a record and I’m more than happy it was Allo Darlin’ who managed to do that. Musically in the tradition of the Belle & Sebastian or Camera Obscura, the band’s third album brims with beautiful twee pop melodies and warm heartfelt lyrics, and I particularly love this intimate, often nostalgic feel that Elizabeth Morris’ songwriting has, especially in songs like History Lessons and Crickets in the Rain. This is a record that really warms my heart and I’m pretty … Continue reading Music Update 201014

Reading Bingo!

Hey guys! I’ve recently found this fun reading bingo poster and I thought I’d share it with you. I’m playing this along with my Goodreads 2014 challenge (25 books a year – thankfully on track for the time being) and I think I’m doing pretty well so far – crossed out three squares already and on my way to the fourth! Care to join me? 🙂 Oh, I also wanted to tell you that I’m on Bloglovin’ now, so I’m gonna be seeing you there, too….it seems like a great way to find cool blogs! Do check it out! Follow … Continue reading Reading Bingo!

Post-Oscars Frenzy Mode : On!

Here’s a quickie post to show you, guys, this video of Karen O and Ezra Koenig singing “The Moon Song” from the movie Her at this year’s Academy Awards. God knows how I loved this film. Such a sweet story and a clever commentary on modern day alienation. I was also very excited to see that La Grande Bellezza won the the award of the Best Foreign Film category. Do watch it if you haven’t already! It really is a special movie and Toni Servillo, who plays the protagonist, is delightful! I’m really intrigued to watch 12 Years a Slave … Continue reading Post-Oscars Frenzy Mode : On!

Music Update 010314

The truth is that it took me inexcusably too long to write a post about the stuff I’m listening to lately. So far 2014 has been pretty awesome musically! So here are a few picks of my favourite tunes the last couple of months. Enjoy! I just love the energy of this song! Ms Annie Clarke has kindly provided me with the perfect way to start the day! Make sure you check out the whole record…it’s a total blast! What’s not to like about this? Dreamy synths, beautiful lyrics and, as always, amazing vocals. So overwhelmingly good! A fuzzy, laid-back … Continue reading Music Update 010314

Feline Love at First Sight

Exactly two months ago I got an adorable new flatmate…Loki! Named after the god of mischief, according to Norse mythology, and, of course, Tom Hiddleston’s (you gotta love him) character in Thor and the Avengers, my little feline pal was found all shaky and starving in the streets on World Animal Day. We couldn’t help but keep him at home and, I must say, having him around has made me an extremely happy cat lady! Continue reading Feline Love at First Sight

Feeling Literary: Beautiful Ruins

It’s a typical lazy (and rainy) Sunday afternoon and I suddenly remembered my long neglected blog. Truth is the whole idea of blogging didn’t start as passionately as it should have, but I’m determined to keep up with it more from now on…something like a December the 1st, pre-New Year’s resolution! (One thing’s for sure, I love coming up with resolutions tee hee hee!) Anyway, I’ve recently read that there’s going to be a film adaptation of a book I’ve recently read and really enjoyed – Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter – and I thought I’d write a bit about … Continue reading Feeling Literary: Beautiful Ruins