Friday, June 26, 2009

All Your Lullabies: 24th June

Calexico - Falling From Sleeves
The Bird - Bellbird Birdbath
Je Suis Animal - Rousseau World
Patients - Leaves
PInk Mountaintops - Vampire
Zee Avi - Bitter Heart
Scarlet's Well - Maybe
John Shankie - A Song
She and Him - Bring It On Home To Me
Calexico - Contention City
Tullycraft - Dracula Screams Of Tiger Style Pt.2
J. Tillman - James Blues
Tiny Vipers - Dreamer
James Chadwick - The Wooden Floor
Lewis & Clarke - Chelsea Hotel
Tove Jansson extract from The Summer Book
Lullatone - A Mobile Over Your Bed
Riceboy Sleeps - Happiness

Sunday, June 21, 2009

new blog of niceness

I've been making a wee present for my friend who has just started a lovely new blog
And we have just this very hour decided on a craft circle to begin next saturday. There, I have put it on the internet so it must happen!

The pencil is knitted from a pattern I found on a nice crafty blog There are lots of lovely patterns and its very sweet - all the spring flowers make me happy

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

dearest of hunters

Tomorrow I fly to Wellington, with brand new ear plugs, to see Deerhunter and have a nice time in a jolly nice city.

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Watched an incredible film the other night called "Hellzapoppin" (1941) which included an incredible Lindy Hop performance, all rough and tumble like which was why I got it out....

but the rest of the film!! - boy howdy it was a riot! watch it watch it! You will be rolling around laughing holding your bellies!

birthday birthday birthday

It was my birthday the other day and I just have to tell you about my cakes. My two delicious cakes.

The most delicious moist carrot cake by Gareth (will post recipe soon)

And a chocolatey chocolate monster heart cake by Uncle Lem and Lemur Ming

And my books, my books

woah yeah! hellzapoppin good!


hoorah! "I know a Miffle needs me, and a Miffle's all I need".

All Your Lullabies: 10th June

Cass McCombs - Dreams Come True Girl
The Bird - Morning Chorus Small Birds
Tarheel Slim & Little Ann - You're Gonna Reap
Sharon van Etten - Much More Than That
Golden Smog - Please Tell My Brother
Rosy Tin Teacaddy - Crosswords
New Buffalo - Cheer Me Up Thank You
Grizzly Bear - Foreground
Karen Dalton - In The Evening
Jana Hunter - New Orleans Instrumental No.1
Final Fantasy & Ed Droste - Possibly Maybe
Tiny Vipers - Dreamer
Bark Cat Bark - Iceland

PS. Knit In Public Day Saturday 13th June Dux de Lux 12-3 me thinks

Thursday, June 4, 2009

All Your Lullabies: 3rd June

Minisnap - Fred's Song
The Bird - Blackbird Twilight Song
Lewis & Clarke - Petrified Forest
Camera Obscura - Other Towns and Cities
Loudon Wainwright III - Lullaby
Kate Bush - And Dream of Sheep
Samuel Flynn Scott - Waiting For What
Akron/Family - Hidden track
Bonnie "Prince" Billy - I Won't Ask Again
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
Bryony Walker reading extract from Brief Encounter
Hush Arbors - Light
Amina - Lori
Sam Cooke - You Send Me
Peggy Lee - Bye Bye Blackbird

oh romance!