Pretty Originals

18 Feb 19
cHELLe ON WHEELS

Gumbo should have been called “yum”bo. I swear!! I happened to pass by some okra in the grocery store the other day, so while we were planning food for the week, the subject of gumbo naturally arose. Well, and John asks me to make it about every day of our life. I give. He deserves […]

18 Feb 19
The Wrap-Around

Remember the rugby league World Sevens? That spectacular pre-season tournament held during the late 80s and 90s (and briefly in the early 2000s) which pitted the premiership’s finest fringe first graders against powerhouse nations like Russia, the USA and Italy? Jokes aside, while the superstars in this tournament were generally few and far between, the […]

18 Feb 19
Bod Awful Reviews

I’d tell more people to read Kafka, but I don’t have any Franz. Plot Gregor Samsa wakes up, having been transformed into a giant insect monster. Failing to revert to his human form for 2 hours. he becomes stuck as a bug creature, per the Animorphs rules. In an affront to both the dairy lobby […]

18 Feb 19
RSS News

Word spread quickly that Lebron James had arrived on Saturday night, and that Kendall Jenner and her boyfriend Ben Simmons were there, and that maybe — just maybe — Beyoncé would show up later on. So a crowd developed on the sidewalk along Fifth Street, with handfuls of gawkers gravitating up from the area near […]

18 Feb 19
Sheridan Davenport

Creating logos has always been one of my favorite parts of graphic design. It was one of the first skills I learned when I started my journey as a designer in undergrad. For this project, I was challenged to construct a mark to represent myself. Although I already have a logo, I constructed it almost […]

18 Feb 19
a letter from Canada

The search for a house has felt VERY long but in reality it took about two weeks to find a house to rent and we were lucky that the house we have found was empty so we only had to wait a week to move in! We are incredibly fortunate that we have a relocation […]

18 Feb 19
Heart and Seoul

In May of last year (2018) MBC aired a four episode (each a half hour) drama special entitled You Drive Me Crazy. After having it on my list for a while I finally decided to give it a try and I could just kick myself for not watching this entertaining love story sooner. Because the […]

18 Feb 19
Rock N Jazz

We saw the end of the movie year coming next week in the form of the Academy Awards and went all out seeing new movies this week.  Because we saw so many, our usual reviews will be a bit shorter than normal. Up first was a trip to the dinner and a movie theater to […]

18 Feb 19
Slim Down Living

I came across the idea of a household ledger (a kakeibo, 家計簿) during a trip to Japan a few years ago, even though at the time I didn’t quite realize what they were. They’re often found in stationery stores and are essentially an inexpensive way (costing around $6) for Japanese women to keep track of […]

18 Feb 19
travellingpritchards

We left Candolim on Monday and flew back to Mumbai, sad to be bringing our time in India to an end but keen to move onto another country.  We had a couple of days with Dave’s family in Mumbai where we got ourselves organised flying to Bangkok on Wednesday morning.  We had last been in […]

18 Feb 19

  Ralph Breaks the Internet, the lovable sequel to Wreck-It Ralph, plays almost like a Disney princess musical, which it kind of is, as an affectionate parody Disney surprisingly put forth in a very meta manner. (Disney having a sense of humor about themselves floored me in almost every way.) It’s pretty catchy, but not […]

18 Feb 19

SKILLET Alien Youth ForeFront / Ardent 2001 Okay, okay, I admit. In the past, I really wanted nothing much to do with Skillet. Sure, from their lyrical standpoint they were very blatant and Biblical without being cheesy, and they were one of the better bands when it came to crafting quality music. What kept me […]