Category Archives for Music

On Frothing (Hot Chocolate)

Hell hath no fury like a woman awoken by the sudden blaring of remixed party-club songs coming from her inconsiderate upstairs neighbour at three in the morning. It’s bad enough that a month ago, this same upstairs neighbour decided to … Continue reading

20. January 2013 by Zye
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On “The Little Drummer Boy”

Because December’s here, it’s going to be a month of Christmas posts. My favourite Christmas carol has always been “The Little Drummer Boy.” The first time I heard it was on my dad’s cassette tape when I was around five … Continue reading

02. December 2012 by Zye
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On Disney and Dinnerware

This week’s challenge, because I just spent the weekend having a Disney marathon, and I remember how rousing this song can be, is to count how many kinds of food come up in this particular Beauty & the Beast song. … Continue reading

23. August 2012 by Zye
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The Sound of My Favourite Things

 Fine, I’ll admit it. I watch “The Sound of Music” at least once a year. I remember having first seen it when I was eight, and I think Maria, the von Trapp family and all of those singing nuns were what … Continue reading

26. July 2012 by Zye
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Time Gone By

I just watched “Casablanca” again last night. I’d forgotten just how heart-wrenching that movie is, and just how different Hollywood is now. There’s something about watching Ingrid Bergman’s beautiful, tearful face in black-and-white and listening to Humphrey Bogart’s tough-guy, world-weary … Continue reading

22. July 2012 by Zye
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Food Songs 01

Food is everywhere in my life. And as a testament to that fact, I’ve decided to revive a game that my friends and I used to play to keep ourselves awake during those after-lunch classes when everyone was sleepy and … Continue reading

22. June 2012 by Zye
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Of Bananas and Potatoes

I woke up this morning craving French fries for breakfast, and was more than sated with this cuteness, instead. “Despicable Me 2,” in theatres, 2013.

19. June 2012 by Zye
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