Kronos Quartet

I’ve been listening to a bunch of Kronos Quartet lately. Black Angels and Short Stories are both stellar; I’m not quite as fond of Night Prayers which is the third CD of theirs which I have at the moment.

There are times where they walk a fine line between music and cacophony – but I like that.



The more you want to find something, the harder it is to find it.

Duckies Chill Out For a Bit


Duckies go to the Beach




New Book

I’ve also just acquired a copy of On Food and Cooking : The Science and Lore of the Kitchen. This pleases me greatly.

[Which will fit in nicely on my reference shelf with Larousse Gastronomique, the Conran cookbook, Stephanie Alexanders A Cooks Companion, the first of the Alton Brown books and Cookwise]


New Old Toys


Today, I got my paws on a bunch of secondhand darkroom equipment. By my calculations; all I need now is a thermometor.

And an enlarger.

Oh, and chemistry.

So almost a darkroom!

[Oops. Also need some more black something to cover some windows d:]