AKA: The Year My Life Imploded

On 24 November 1992, The Queen gave a speech at Guildhall to mark the 40th anniversary of her Accession. In it The Queen referred to recent events as part of an ‘annus horribilis’. …

… Existence well what does it matter?
I exist on the best terms I can
The past is now part of my future
The present is well out of hand

Listening to this, it’s unimaginable to think that Ian Curtis was just 23 when he died by suicide. I…

This beautiful broken man was all of us

This past weekend, I watched the documentary about Anthony Bourdain — “Road Runner” and was enthralled by it. As a decades long fan of both the man and his work (I remember reading “Kitchen Confidential” years ago and loving it), and of…

Velvet Underground Documentary

I have been a Velvet Underground fan forever; or at least since I was a goth girl. I loved the darkness of their work, the morbid nuances, the feminine beguiling of Nico and her singing of “Femme Fatale” and the ethereal nature of songs such as “Ocean”, “Sweet Jane” and…

Album Cover, “Live Through This” — Hole

The 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” was September 24th which was soon followed by Hole’s “Live Through This” and as Courtney Love (of Hole) once said when asked about her husband Kurt Cobain’s suicide (of Nirvana) “I’m not psychic but maybe my lyrics are” the title of “Live Through This”…

INXS “The Strangest Party — These Are The Times” Video

So, I’ve been trying as much as possible to take daily walks and immerse myself in nature, which is where I have always felt most at “home”…

And, I’ve found myself going back in time, listening to music that I…

An Ethereal Girl In A Material World

Former Ballet Dancer. Ex Goth Girl. Wanna be Writer.

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