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National Poetry Month, Day 19: Kenneth Koch

Today’s poem is a favorite of mine. It’s the poem my brother read at my wedding, in fact. A good love poem is a difficult thing to do well–love, it turns out, is not unique, and often poems that are truly about love–and not about, say, the loss of love–can sound trite very quickly. 303 more words


Notice of Less Posts + A New List Item

Right, this post today is not me ticking off another item on my bucket list nor is it an update about me getting closer to accomplishing one of the longer list items. 161 more words


READ: The Drummer's Exodus: Heartache

“Bobo ti mo maa n soro nipa leleyi (This is the guy that I talk about)” talking to Bisola “tama lo sinu gbo, oma lulu emi yo si ma korin (With whom I go to the woods, he plays and I sing)”. 918 more words


A Couple of Updates

I’ve been working a bit on some things in the background of the blog, something you won’t really notice right away.  However, they’re useful things, which I hope you’ll use. 64 more words




Ich weiß ich habe schon lange nichts mehr gepostet allerdings habe ich gute Gründe warum ich in der Versenkung verschwunden war. :D ABI-STRESS raubt mir den letzten nerv; am 28 geht es mit Geschichte los und gleich danach geht es weiter mit Kunst. 158 more words

Au Pair

So .. what if you're Mum of the Bride or Groom?

I had the pleasure of doing a makeup trial with a lovely lady recently who is Mum of the Groom. Most of my bookings are of course for the Bride and her mum and bridesmaids.   325 more words