Storms – 5 Years

by angeliska on August 30, 2010

I wrote this a couple of weeks ago, but it seemed right to share it tonight: I’ve been thinking about the rain. Another thunderstorm, and as I relish it, my poor old blind dog is cowering at every rumble of (…)

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Nita + Zita

by angeliska on August 26, 2010

I promised I would write about my deep love for Nita and Zita a while back, and as these mysterious ladies have been haunting my dreams and acting as my muses lately, I reckon I had better share their story (…)

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Magic Windows #17

by angeliska on August 24, 2010

The other night, we were invited to dinner at our dear friend Annie’s house. Annie is an extremely sweet lady, talented artist, and very good cook: she made us squash and asparagus with pine nuts, polenta and venison sausage from (…)

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Witchball Honey

by angeliska on August 18, 2010

(Photo by Nancy Chow.) ★ I love Arthur Magazine – they always turn me on to the best stuff, and write about a lot of my favorite people, places and things that no one else seems to know about. Right (…)

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3 Women

by angeliska on August 17, 2010

I had tried, on multiple occasions, to watch 3 Women – knowing instinctively that I would love it, though I hadn’t yet seen many of Robert Altman’s films. Something always went wrong. The disc had a flaw, and froze up, (…)

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The Museum of Ephemerata – Underground

by angeliska on August 12, 2010

We recently took a trip deep into the bowels of the earth to visit our dear friends Scott and Jen Webel at their amazing new exhibit of cthonic mysteries. I remember back when I was still living in New Orleans, (…)

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Suprises + Suchlike

by angeliska on August 10, 2010

Surprises of all sorts are abounding in this scorching season. The heat has gotten so intense that the minute you step outside, all the air is sucked out of your lungs. I retreat into the cool, dark cave of my (…)

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Jadeite Chrysalis Honey

by angeliska on August 4, 2010

(Photo by Paul Beard) ✸ Amazing photos of the privately owned Natural History Cabinet of Alfred Russel Wallace, 19th Century (via Morbid Anatomy) ✸ Holy cats, check out The Frantic Expressionist Art of Josef Fenneker, a new post from my (…)

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Magic Windows #16

by angeliska on August 2, 2010

Well, I’m sure it’s a bit cliché by now to be so thoroughly taken in by an iPhone doo-dad like the Hipstamatic, but I must admit that I like very much what it does to my everyday surroundings. My studio (…)

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