Monthly Mixtape #4 | risorgimento

Monthly Mixtape is a music feature created by Eve @ Twist in the Taile and Evi @ Adventuring Through Pages (that’s me!). Here’s how it works: each month, we give you a one-word prompt, and you make a playlist. We welcome you to interpret the prompt however you want and with whatever music you’re into. You can link to your mixtape here. Please link back to the … Continue reading Monthly Mixtape #4 | risorgimento

Monthly Mixtape #2 | schwarmerei

I do promise I’ll write an actual post one of these days. But now it’s time for another  Monthly Mixtape! (Psst… check out last month’s playlists here!) Monthly Mixtape is a music feature created by Eve @ Twist in the Taile and Evi @ Adventuring Through Pages (that’s me!). Here’s how it works: each month, we give you a one-word prompt, and you make a … Continue reading Monthly Mixtape #2 | schwarmerei

A Bunch of Recent Ramblings | life life life! and other stuff

Hello, bloglings! How is everybody? I hope your September has started off in a lovely way! It’s been ages, I know. I’ve posted, what, 14 (?) times in the past year. I know my posts generally decline a LOT during the school year, but I am determined. I’m going to make it work this year, because I love you all and this blog and want … Continue reading A Bunch of Recent Ramblings | life life life! and other stuff

Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts | The Oh Hellos, Rubblebucket, and more

My dad introduced me to the NPR Tiny Desk Concerts a year or two ago, with a performance by the band Rubblebucket. Essentially, it’s artists ranging from 16-piece groups to solo singers in a tiny space, while NPR Music workers watch from behind the desk. There’s something more personal about them, all those people in such a small space, so today I thought I’d share … Continue reading Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts | The Oh Hellos, Rubblebucket, and more

7 Podcasts You Should Listen To (And If You’re Not Listening To Podcasts, You Should)

Hi, hi everyone! (Why does my title sound like the beginning of a Buzzfeed article??) I’m just going to casually pretend like it hasn’t been…four? months since I last posted. Oops. Anyhow, in those four months, I have become rather infatuated with podcasts. You’ve probably heard of plenty of non-fiction podcasts in the world- Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! by NPR is my mom’s favorite- but … Continue reading 7 Podcasts You Should Listen To (And If You’re Not Listening To Podcasts, You Should)

Sherlock S4E1 Review: “The Six Thatchers” | lots of flailing and probably too many gifs

Hello bloglings! So, as many of you are all probably aware, BBC’s Sherlock returned yesterday in a quite… interesting start to Season 4. Let’s chat, shall we? Warning! Spoilers ahead! Major, major spoilers and lots of speculation for future episodes! So… that episode was intense! WOW. I’ve got to say, first off, that it was an incredible episode and return to the show. I was kind of nervous with … Continue reading Sherlock S4E1 Review: “The Six Thatchers” | lots of flailing and probably too many gifs

2016 in Review | looking back & looking ahead

Hello hello all! I hope you had a good Christmas or Hanukkah if you celebrate, and if you don’t, Happy End of December- 2016 is almost over! There were a lot of awful things that happened this year, but not everything was bad! So here’s a list of some good things that happened in 2016 in the world and to me. world events Gravitational waves were detected … Continue reading 2016 in Review | looking back & looking ahead

The ULTIMATE Feel-Happy Book Binge-Read List

‘Ello, darlings, and may I present to you: The Ultimate Feel-Happy Book Binge-Read List! It’s perfect for rainy days, for sad days, for chilly winter days, for days when you’re feeling to dreadfully lazy to read any more intense, dark books. It’s full of cute books and happy books and books that are so insanely fluffy that you may just squeal. And best of all, … Continue reading The ULTIMATE Feel-Happy Book Binge-Read List

Dodie’s Intertwined EP | album review

Hello hello! Happy December! TIME TO BREAK OUT THE EGGNOG AND CHRISTMAS MUSIC AND SANTA HATS, Y’ALL. I am so ready for Christmas (and it’s started snowing on my blog!! yay!) *throws candy canes at blogosphere* ANYHOW. Dodie Clark, aka doddleoddle, released an EP a couple of weeks ago!! I automatically listened to practically all of it on the bus, and WOW it’s so good. … Continue reading Dodie’s Intertwined EP | album review