I recently became acquainted with the book Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall (2009) by Kazuo Ishiguro. I’ve never actually read anything by him, but I’ve heard good things about The Remains of the Day. This book fascinates me for a number of reasons. Firstly, it seems to be a blend of musical concepts along … Continue reading

Originally posted on Not Just Another Milla:
I discovered Spice Ways tea company when I went to the Berkeley Hotel for afternoon tea, where I tried their ‘Gorgeous Ginger’ fruit infusion. I didn’t think I’d like it much as I’m somewhat of a tea purist, but completely hooked, I was happy to receive ‘Posh Pomelo’…

so much happened this weekend.

1. I played a first movement of a piano concerto, by Mozart, for the first time, with an orchestra. It definitely marks a high point in my musical career thus far, at least until my senior recital. It was a wonderful experience and I am extremely fortunate to have done so. The sad part is … Continue reading

It’s a cause for wonder, isn’t it?

It’s a cause for wonder, isn’t it? That old blind king dragging around a tail of sorrows long enough to wrap three or four times around the earth. Then, on the very doorstep of his tomb, one quarter inch from extinction, there’s a time for forgiveness, peace and understanding, time for the cities of his … Continue reading

Senior Year Anticipation

I’ve figured out my class schedule for next semester, and this is what it looks like: I haven’t officially signed up for German yet as that is an enrichment course. I’m also hoping to take my senior thesis, and I think that will probably go through without too much of a struggle. Next semester is … Continue reading

Cute piggy paperclips

I saw these cute piggy paperclips on tumblr the other day. The site also sells paper clips in different shapes, 30 for 9.99 dollars! There are duck tails, pigs, elephants, and apples. My personal favorite are the elephant paper clips. I don’t know if I’ll actually buy them because of how much they cost, but … Continue reading