2017 in review: Music adventures

I am a bit of a frustrated musician who never fully lost her dreams of rock star glory, so it goes without saying that I listen to a lot of music. My favourite genres are heavy metal and classical. As far as metal goes, the styles I most like include folk, melodic death, prog, black … Continue reading 2017 in review: Music adventures


NaNoWriMo 2017: Day 4 Journal

Today’s soundtrack: A mix of songs from bands like Jinjer, Insomnium, Cellar Darling, Myrkur, and Rishloo. Current word count: 3,538/50,000 words.   NaNoWriMo has barely started and already I’m wrestling with that drifting, frustrated feeling I normally wouldn’t get until about day 14 or 15. It’s that sense of judgementally looking at my words and … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Day 4 Journal

2017 Book Reading Challenge, Book 4: Finnish Short Stories 

Title: The Dedalus Book of Finnish Fantasy  Author: Johanna Sinisalo (editor), David Hackston (translator) Publisher: Dedalus Location of publisher: United Kingdom Year of publication: 2005, 2010 reprint Number of pages: 337 Date I finished reading it: 19 January 2017 Have I read this before? No Fiction or nonfiction: Fiction Genres: Fantasy, sci fi, horror, short … Continue reading 2017 Book Reading Challenge, Book 4: Finnish Short Stories