Tag Archives | makeup

Sartorial Inspiration

I really ought to remember that this was my personal blog before it became a publishing…ish blog. I mean, I have a personality! And interests beyond books! (Sort of. I won’t lie when I say books occupy about 85% of my brain space.) I also like art, photography, fashion, crafts, music, etc. It’s good to acknowledge that sometimes. Anyway, I’ve been feeling very uninspired in the sartorial department lately. As far as vanity goes, I’m […]

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Masquerade Ball

Once more med school prom has come and gone I have the photographic evidence in my nail-polish stained fingers. There needs to be more (semi)formal events in my life so I can indulge my inner princess by wearing pretty, pretty dresses and makeup. My mother once accused me of living in a made-up world of stories and fairytales. Of course, I found this vastly complimentary, but Mum actually intended it as a criticism of how […]

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Knitting Guru

I am apparently a knitting guru. Yesterday on the commute ride back home to Astoria from work, a random girl asked me to help her with her dropped stitches. Is it easy fixing a stranger’s work while standing on a moving W train? No. Did I do it anyway? Yes. Not that I’m a font of knitting knowledge myself; I just started a new pair of mittens that I may or may not have to […]

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A Truly Horrifying Revelation

You know a little bit of sunshine is in order when, to your absolute horror and embarrassment, you realise your foundation is darker than your skintone. And to your even greater embarrassment, you realise that because you never really wear make-up, it’s taken you six months to realise this.

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