Friday, May 30, 2008

The day in brands

The day in brands
Originally uploaded by Alea Athena
I came across this blog post by a Jane Sample and was inspired to map one day in brands. I notice that the software logos are prettier than my cosmetics and clothes logos :)

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Guitar :)

Me strumming away, with huge glasses. The blur on my right hand proves that I was playing :)
Song stuck in my head Sheryl Crow- Sweet child o' mine. As songs go, not a bad song to be stuck in one's head actually.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

A rather productive day

I felt very accomplished yesterday. I spent half the day working and I drove the car, all the way to my guitar class (very well too I might add). My guitar class was great! I have been moved from the beginners-back-room to the front-room where the actually good guitar kids practise...I am not so good, but I am learning fast and catching up quickly. I have a cheap Indian guitar at home, which I play irregularly.
Looking at my increasing weight, I have finally given in and decided to join a gym. I have been against the idea for a long time, since I dislike gyms, their small airless spaces and perpetual ting of sweatiness in the air. However, my balooning weight leaves me no choice.
However in my sense of triumph, I have forgotten to do several vital chores, like paying bills and stuff. So I will have to sneak out during lunch hour on Monday to do the same.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Existential Angst

Existential Angst
Originally uploaded by Alea Athena
A lot of questions in my life right now. But I am trying not to let it get to me...I am the perpetual worry-about :)

But as Rainer Maria Rilke put it;
"Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart.
Try to love the questions themselves,
At present you need to live the question,
Perhaps you will gradually without even noticing it,
find yourself experiencing the answer"

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Music for today

Since now I have taken a fancy to playing the guitar, my current favourite is playing simple songs with guitar accompaniments.
At the moment I have taken a fancy to the Juno soundtrack.
They are simple, sweet lyrics, almost child-like :)

You're a part time lover and a full time friend

The monkey on your back is the latest trend
I don't see what anyone can see in anyone else...but you

These lines make me smile, and wish I could write so...

Thursday, May 1, 2008

And then by The Corrs

I like violins and tin whistles. Infact I was so inspired by this band that I tried my hand at classical violin for three years. I was terrible :)

Inspired by Alanis Morisette

I listened to this song and re-loved it again. The woman's got a amazing voice, a little husky, but strong :)