Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me.

Another icon of the silver screen has passed away. So again, join me in viewing some wonderful videos and looking at some beautiful pictures.

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Artwork and plagiarism

Some of you may have read about AP suing an artist, as the artist used a photograph (owned by the Associated Press) as a basis for the very well known Obama Hope graphic.

It started off an interesting discussion between me (into fine art and graphic design) and my husband (trained in photography) , read on for more on this.

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I’m a gamer

I’m an intelligent, (fairly) mature adult, without an aggressive streak, and I have no problems with social situation. That out of the way, I’m a gamer, and quite happy with it. As far as leisure activities go, it beats watching TV, and is just about on par with reading books, in my opinion. It has the advantage of needing a different way of thinking to books, as books are fairly passive for the most part. It can also be a learning experience.

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Home Sweet Home Part 2

In the last blog entry I told you about the reason we were forced out of our privately rented flat. Maybe one day I’ll look back and laugh about it all, right now I’m still having nightmares and anxiety attacks, as is my husband. But to add insult to injury, we’ve been put in another awful situation.

Want to know why? Read on

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Home sweet home Part 1

Some of you may know me and my husband, some of you will have come across this blog by chance. Either way, hello to all of you. This is going to be a fairly angry post today, mainly because my depression has been getting harder to deal with – and this is why.

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Brunette Bombshell

Sad news today, 40’s screen beauty Jane Russell has died. I love old movies, the glamour, the fashion, the beauty.. I can watch them for hours, and one of my favourites is Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Usually when you think of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes you think of Marilyn Monroe, don’t get me wrong, Monroe is wonderful and I usually can’t take my eyes off her when she’s on screen. But in that film, it was Jane Russell who captivated me the most. I even prefer her rendition of “Diamonds are a Girls Best Friends”

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That time of the month, sort of

When I was thinking of a header photo I almost decided to use a diagram of some ovaries, and while searching google I found some really gory photos.. it crossed my mind to use them as a header, but then decided that creeping out readers wasn’t actually my aim. So you get a picture of some painkillers instead.

Why ovaries? Because mine are broken.

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