“I don’t need to be stirred or squashed.” – Downton Abbey 6×02

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This episode left me with more questions than answers. First of all, Anna, don’t you think it’s about time to stop moping about life and just lighten up a bit? It’s like you… Continue reading

[Podcast] U Talkin’ U2 To Me?

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How have I never heard of this podcast before? I’ll tell you why. I’ve never really felt compelled to listen to podcasts, because who has the time really? I listen to the Patcast… Continue reading

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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I had very strong feelings about David Letterman leaving. I also felt nervous about Colbert taking over – how would his “Colbert Report” character translate to the late night format? Would he be… Continue reading

“Does it ever get cold on the moral high ground?” – Downton Abbey 6×01

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I am still in denial about this being Downton’s last season. Whyyy? Hearing that opening theme after a long time felt like a homecoming. Unlike last year, this season’s premiere felt very satisfactory.… Continue reading

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. This is one of the most famous opening lines in… Continue reading

Give My Regards To Broad Street (1984)

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The first thing to remember when watching Give My Regards To Broad Street is, you can’t look at it as a movie. Otherwise, even true-blue Paul McCartney fans – who are probably the only people… Continue reading

All About The Blog Bar

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I discovered The Blog Bar (http://www.theblogbar.com/) at the perfect time – thank you Instagram for recommending posts! It’s a community for bloggers – sort of like bloggers’ Facebook. The thing that got me… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Songs of Innocence!

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I cannot believe that it’s been a year since U2 released Songs of Innocence. Has it really been a year since they gave us the most awesome surprise gift ever? U2start.com kindly reminded… Continue reading

“Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)” – U2

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Because it’s not too early to listen to Christmas songs. Heck, because U2 knows no season, one can – and MUST – listen to U2, even if they’re singing a Christmas song, any time.… Continue reading

Austenland (2013)

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It took me a long time to write my thoughts about this movie, because I went through quite a roller coaster of emotions about it that I had to process it a bit. First… Continue reading

Ant-Man (2015)

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Let me begin this by apologizing to all Marvel fanatics out there: I’m sorry. I have never read a Marvel comic in my life. Zilch. And I completely understand how you feel if… Continue reading

Happy WordPress Anniversary To Me!

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WordPress kindly reminded me that I registered a year ago! Hooray! Happy Anniversary to meeee. I was taken by surprise because I honestly didn’t realize that it’s been a whole year. Time sure flies. I’m so… Continue reading

Avocados and Coloring Books

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Every once in a while I just want to know what the hipsters are up to. For weeks all I could see on my Instagram feed were pictures of avocado on toast. Oh it’s… Continue reading

The Good Old Days of Maroon 5

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Hey, remember that time when Maroon 5 had really good songs with a legit funk vibe, beautiful melodies and imaginative lyrics? Before they invaded other people’s weddings (quite inconsiderately, I might add – if that… Continue reading

Dear Apple, WTF?

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Dear Apple, What the hell?!? First you give in to that harpy Taylor Swift and her newest, desperate call for attention / pretentious open letter. Now you’re dropping Bono’s Artists icon? Seriously, why? Just… Continue reading

The Great Escape (1963)

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Every few weeks we’d get stuck for a movie to watch on movie night, and the conversation would inevitably go like this: Witches’ coven: So, what are we watching tonight? Me: *pretends to… Continue reading

“Brave” – Idina Menzel

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Because I’m still hung over from her concert, and because I have a full-blown woman crush on her: here’s the video for my favorite solo Idina song, Brave: Beautiful lyrics (co-written by her, no… Continue reading

“If we had a spirit animal, it would be Idina.” – Idina Menzel in Manila, 7 June 2015

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No backup singers, no light show, no gimmicks. And after a couple of songs, no shoes even. Just Idina and her voice, which was flawless and spectacular. And it was more than enough.… Continue reading

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