Monthly Archives: August 2010

Cinnamon Buns; or how I’ve learned to deal with winter

As I’m sitting here on a very (considering it’s end of August) freezing afternoon, the rain quite simply won’t stop and there is dough rising in a bowl in our kitchen. I love autumn for its schizophrenic weather, for the golden leaves and for the smell of upcoming winter; one smell I associate with autumn […]

day 26; a book you’d read to your children

I think Milne‘s Winnie the Pooh books win this one, along with Beatrix Potter books; I read way too few of those when I was a child, and they are beautiful and cute books with lovely illustrations, as opposed to the often very aggressive, edgy, ‘modern’ drawings they make for children’s books (and cartoons!) nowadays..

day 25; a book in which the main character describes you pretty well

So I have been thinking about this one for a while now, and too busy with other things (read: Uno Møller treasure hunt, getting excited over Matt Berninger, work, and happiness too) to really sit down and write something proper. It’s hard to pinpoint yourself that way, picking a character from a book and saying, […]

Secret Meeting with the National

In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis tells the story of a young and rich businessman and of his daily (and nightly) life in Manhattan; His being exhaustively methodical leads to the novel being abundant with adjectives, lists, and descriptions. Patrick Bateman could, for all we know, be one of the unnamed characters in The National‘s […]