Grackle Camp

by angeliska on July 28, 2010

Once again, our garden is overrun with pixies! A month ago, the sevenfold incarnation of the Black Forest Fancies took up residence in our backyard, their tent-village springing up like a fairy ring of mushrooms. Grackle Camp was born, with (…)

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by angeliska on July 26, 2010

Quite a while back, I happened across a very special film called Ménilmontant. I wish I could remember now how I first heard of it – I think I recall someone whose opinion I respect enormously (perhaps it was Joseph (…)

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Magic Windows #15

by angeliska on July 21, 2010

Throw back those heavy damask curtains, rip down your awful venetian blinds and unlatch your windows. The night is warm and full of birdsong and neighborhood sounds. Pull out all your boxes of treasure and light candles, and see what (…)

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Bastille Day at Justine's

by angeliska on July 19, 2010

The other night, we gathered for an evening of unabashed celebration to honor le Quatorze Juillet! Bastille Day is infinitely more fun than the 4th of July, especially when the party is at Justine’s – our favorite French brasserie located (…)

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Mermaid Corpseflower Honey

by angeliska on July 16, 2010

✸ One of my favorite films ever, I Am Dina, is available for your viewing pleasure on Hulu right now, and though it’s not the ideal medium to watch something so incredibly beautiful and powerful – it’s free! Also, I’m (…)

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Magic Windows #14

by angeliska on July 14, 2010

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a Magic Windows post! I sometimes forget that I always have a camera on my phone, and even the pictures aren’t ideal, they usually come out good enough to share. Trying to capture the (…)

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Blue Gold Red

by angeliska on July 9, 2010

I don’t know about you, but sometimes in the midst of these strange and shifting times I have to shift my focus away from the horrors and tragedies of this world and cheer myself up with a little frivolity and (…)

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Tigermilk Honey

by angeliska on July 6, 2010

I’m glad I don’t smoke anymore, but this ad for Murad cigarettes is quite tempting, eh? ✸ Exciting news! The latest issue of Coilhouse is out now: Coilhouse 05: Let All The Children Boogie is the juiciest, most glam-tastic issue (…)

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Stars + Shadows

by angeliska on July 4, 2010

What is America? What is it to be an American? It’s very complicated. It’s one of those words that used to mean something pretty good, but now is embarrassing to admit to, like identifying yourself as a poet, or as (…)

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