• Iris - Jan. 2
  • Straight Outta Compton - Jan. 30
  • Hail, Caesar - Feb. 5
  • A Fish Called Wanda - Feb. 6
  • The Danish Girl - Feb. 12
  • How to Be Single - Feb. 19
  • Maid in Manhattan - Feb. 20
  • Julie & Julia - Feb. 25
  • Deadpool - Mar. 1
  • The Intern - Mar. 16
  • Spy - Mar. 29
  • Zootopia - Apr. 7
  • Mother's Day - Apr. 27
  • Finding Dory - Jun. 28
  • The Secret Life of Pets - Jul. 19
  • Meet the Patels - Aug. 13
  • Two Night Stand - Aug. 14
  • Bridget Jones' Baby - Sep. 16
  • Death Becomes Her - Oct. 27
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind - Nov. 5
jan 2 2016 ∞
jan 11 2017 +
  • feeling too dependent
  • physical affection
  • when people move on without me
  • eggplants
  • buttons
  • an empty mailbox
  • religion
  • being physically and emotionally distant from my family and relatives
  • rust
  • shopping centers during the weekends
  • hummus
  • celery
  • people who think they're too cool for mainstream music
  • ketchup
  • my birthday
  • phone calls
  • people who refer to their families as "fam jam/bam" why
  • the word "exotic"
may 12 2012 ∞
jan 5 2014 +
  • The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
  • Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen
  • New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  • The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
  • Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, Barbara E. Johnson, John P. McGowan
  • Novels 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell
  • Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • Old School by Tobias Wolff
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
feb 14 2015 ∞
feb 14 2015 +
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35/100

  • Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
  • Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
  • Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  • The Bible
  • Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
  • Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
  • His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
  • Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
  • Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
  • Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  • Complete Works of Shakespeare
  • Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
  • The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
  • Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk
  • Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
  • The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niff...
dec 12 2011 ∞
feb 25 2017 +
  • they'll name a city after us and later say its all out fault (regina spektor)
  • when he comes around / do not tell him nothing / do not make a sound / 'cause if he knows we're there / he might tear his heart out / and beat us to death with it (pete yorn)
  • i'm in love with your honour, i'm in love with your cheeks (bon iver)
  • i don't ever wanna die but i'm hating how i live (the dean's list)
  • all my life / i've tried / to make everybody happy while i / just hurt / and hide / waitin' for someone to tell me it's my turn / to decide (sara bareilles)
dec 11 2011 ∞
jun 15 2012 +
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  • rumours - fleetwood mac
  • everything in transit - jack's mannequin
  • for emma, forever ago - bon iver
  • my private nation - train
  • spring awakening OBC
  • conditions - the temper trap
  • 21 - adele
  • sigh no more - mumford & sons
  • volume one - she & him
  • in evening air - future islands
jul 18 2009 ∞
may 16 2013 +

Asia

  • siem reap, cambodia
  • hong kong
  • bombay, india
  • goa, india
  • hiroshima, japan
  • nagasaki, japan
  • okinawa, japan
  • kathmandu, nepal
  • kashmir
  • lahore, pakistan

Europe

  • prague, czech republic
  • paris, france
  • rome, italy
  • florence, italy
  • london, uk
nov 14 2009 ∞
feb 8 2013 +

Laptop

  • Meryl (2010)
  • Eleanor (2015)

Hard Drive

  • Drizzle (2009 - 2010)
  • Sherlock (2012)

iPod

  • Albatross Sheldon (2006 - 2010)
  • Minerva (2011)

Camera

  • Merlin Gabor (2010)
jan 7 2012 ∞
feb 15 2015 +
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  • arrested development
  • the best years
  • the big bang theory
  • beyond the break
  • black books
  • bones
  • breaking bad
  • castle
  • chuck
  • community
  • cougar town
  • dance moms
  • dance moms: miami
  • dawson's creek
  • degrassi: tng
  • doctor who
  • dollhouse
  • don't trust the bitch in apartment 23
  • downton abbey
  • firefly
  • freaks & geeks
apr 9 2010 ∞
aug 10 2013 +
  • it wasn't me
  • hot hot hot
  • dong
  • jumping off the boat in ha long bay - jellyfish
  • sunbathing on the boat
  • the caves
  • french fries, spring rolls, vegetables, rice, tofu
  • roaches!
  • let's duet - dewey cox
  • bop it!
  • cheap alcohol & cigarettes tsk tsk
  • house and CSI every night
  • blue dragon - cookies!
  • people's ~weird looks~
  • cycling for 4 hours and thinking we got lost (almost crying)
  • echoes in the mountains
  • homestay!
  • swimming in the resort
jul 2 2009 ∞
dec 12 2011 +
  • Lion - Jan. 7
  • La La Land - Jan. 12
  • Space Jam - Jan. 16
  • New Years' Eve - Jan. 17
  • Cruel Intentions - Mar. 30
  • Persepolis - Jun. 26
  • Drinking Buddies - Jun. 27
  • Hidden Figures - Jul. 21
  • The Love Witch - Aug. 12
  • Under the Sun - Aug. 18
  • Before We Go - Oct. 14
jan 11 2017 ∞
oct 14 2017 +
  • Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett
  • Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Term of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
  • Time and Again by Jack Finney
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • The Trial by Franz Kafka
  • The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
  • Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
feb 14 2015 ∞
aug 8 2015 +
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  • An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • The Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  • The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  • Babe by Dick King-Smith
  • Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
  • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress ...
jan 31 2015 ∞
feb 28 2016 +
  • shotgun shower
  • bin + cleaning schedules
  • mini throwback parties
  • fairy lights in the living room
  • the blizzard of 2013
  • hurricane sandy
  • brownies
  • seeing bailey
  • that time we were all on the sofa, up until 4am talking about gross things
  • the first fight
  • experimental cooking
  • christmas party
  • expedition to get good indian food
  • nirvana + weed
  • the ongoing banana case
  • "Goals of 2013" engraved on our dining table
  • bollywood dance sessions
  • "what dreams are made of" numerous times
  • sex therapist emails
feb 9 2013 ∞
feb 10 2014 +
  • the berenstein bears
  • harry potter - j.k rowling
  • stig of the dump - clive king
  • the christmas doll - elvira woodruff
  • i am not esther - fleur beale
  • red sky in the morning - elizabeth laird
  • enid blyton
    • the famous five
    • the secret seven
    • the adventure series
    • the st. clare's series
  • nancy drew - "carolyn keene"
mar 28 2012 ∞
mar 28 2012 +
  • if music be the food of love, play on—
  • some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em
dec 12 2011 ∞
feb 4 2012 +
  • i met a lady in the meads / full beautiful—a faery’s child / her hair was long, her foot was light / and her eyes were wild (la belle dame sans merci)
  • the poetry of the earth is never dead (on the grasshopper and cricket)
dec 12 2011 ∞
apr 6 2012 +
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  • 50/50
  • The Artist
  • Away We Go
  • Becoming Jane
  • Circumstance
  • Election
  • Ever After
  • Half Nelson
  • Me Without You
  • My Fair Lady
  • Now and Then
  • Shakespeare In Love
  • Stand By Me
  • The Tempest
  • Third Star
  • Trainspotting
  • Waitress
  • Lost In Translation
  • Girl, Interrupted
  • The Mummy
  • Les chansons d'amour
jul 26 2011 ∞
jul 5 2014 +
  • Saitama, Japan ('92 - '97)
  • Auckland, New Zealand ('97 - '04)
  • Singapore ('05 - '10)
  • Toronto, Canada ('10 - '17)
dec 12 2011 ∞
feb 25 2017 +
  • the whole town watching fireworks from the fields
  • riding bikes around the fields, getting lost and getting sunburnt
  • going swimming at the local pool
  • catching insects! (but letting them go afterwords)
  • fireworks in the front yard
  • childhood memories EVERYWHERE
  • knowing my mum spent her childhood here and her pointing out little things she remembers
  • afternoon naps
  • THE FOOD
  • mosquito bites!
  • hot baths at night
  • the silence at night
  • having a routine, sleep, eat, sleep
  • shopping was rare (:
  • the heat 37C everyday!
  • cousins' friends coming over to play on t...
aug 28 2008 ∞
dec 12 2011 +
  • trite
  • conglomerate
  • kitsch
  • euphoria
  • abhorrent
  • nihilism
  • tintinnabulation
  • conjugation
  • graphomania
  • coup d’état
  • magic realism
  • horripilation
  • solar bleach
  • ohrwurm - german!
  • euphemism
  • nuance
  • decadence
  • coincide
  • monastic
  • godspeed
  • decorum
sep 6 2008 ∞
mar 27 2012 +
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  • The Diving Bell & The Butterfly – Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • The Rest of Her Life – Laura Moriarty
  • Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
  • The Proud Highway - Hunter S. Thompson
  • Richard Siken - Crush
  • American Gods - Neil Gaiman
  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  • Less Than Zero - Bret Easton Ellis
  • Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller by Marshall Chapman
  • She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb
  • Franny and Zooey - J. D. Salinger
  • A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
  • Fall on Your Knees - Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • I, Lucifer - Glen Duncan
  • Perfume - Patrick Süskind
  • So Bright and Delicate - John Keats
  • The Trial - Franz Kafka
  • All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
  • The Hunger Games (Trilogy) - Suzanne Coll...
apr 9 2010 ∞
oct 14 2017 +
  • Monster by Walter Dean Myers (finished Jan. 5)
  • Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between by Lauren Graham (finished Jan. 11)
jan 11 2017 ∞
jan 11 2017 +
  • Finding Fanny - Jan. 04
  • Into the Woods - Jan. 13
  • The Invisible War - Feb. 16
  • The Duff - Feb. 27
  • Belle - Feb. 28
  • Bachelorette - Mar. 21
  • Sleepless in Seattle - Apr. 5
  • Insurgent - Apr. 5
  • Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara - May 8
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 9
  • Pitch Perfect 2 - May 17
  • Enough Said - May 18
  • Jurassic World - Jun. 13
  • Dil Dhadakne Do - Jun. 16
  • Inside Out - Jun. 30
  • Magic Mike XXL - Jul. 01
  • Minions - Jul. 14
  • Queen - Jul. 18
  • Paper Towns - Aug. 5
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl - Aug. 15
  • There Will Be Blood - Aug. 16
feb 16 2015 ∞
dec 6 2015 +
  • A Pale View of Hills - Kazuo Ishiguro (Jan. 14)
  • Rebel Angels - Libba Bray (Jan. 30)
  • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character - Richard P. Feynman (Feb. 12)
  • Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding (Feb. 16)
  • The Casual Vacancy - JK Rowling (Mar. 2)
  • To the Stars - George Takei (Mar. 22)
  • The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon (Apr. 12)
  • Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery (May 3)
  • Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution - Mona Eltahawy (May 18)
  • When We Were Orphans - Kazuo Ishiguro (May 31)
  • The Journals of Sylvia Plath - Sylvia Plath (Jul. 9)
feb 15 2015 ∞
aug 3 2015 +
  • Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
  • George W. Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg
  • Gidget by Fredrick Kohner
  • The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
  • The Godfather: Book 1 by Mario Puzo
  • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky
  • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  • The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
  • The Gospel According to Judy Bloom
  • The Graduate by Charles Webb
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • The Group by Mary McCarthy
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
jan 31 2015 ∞
jan 31 2015 +
  • 562 B&B
  • the best housewarming party ever
  • drunk pumpkin carving
  • tinder
  • the spadina crew (meeting our neighbours)
  • scabbers
  • mehaa visits toronto
  • mrin & dick
  • meeting ron swanson
  • diwali get together
  • the indian posse
  • #whiteboytravis
  • flynn enters our lives
  • gracie's
  • adi baby enters our lives
  • mrin's 22nd birthday
  • polar vortex
  • easy a goes monogamous
  • elaine's palace
  • bedgate '14 (and my escape to bay-college...
feb 10 2014 ∞
feb 15 2015 +
  • harriet m. welsch
  • harry potter
  • katniss everdeen
  • oskar schell
  • atticus finch
  • paulina (from the winter's tale)
  • hermione granger
apr 13 2012 ∞
jul 30 2013 +
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  • auckland (mangare) international airport (auckland, nz)
  • changi international airport (singapore)
  • dubai international airport (dubai, uae)
  • hong kong international airport (hong kong)
  • indira gandhi international airport (delhi, india)
  • jinnah international airport (karachi, pakistan)
  • lok nayak jayaprakash airport (patna, bihar, india)
  • london heathrow airport (london, england)
  • narita international airport (tokyo, japan)
  • nội bài international airport (hanoi, vietnam)
  • pearson international airport (toronto, canada)
  • suvarnabhumi airport (bangkok, thailand)
mar 20 2012 ∞
jan 5 2014 +
  • Dyed your hair? no
  • Pulled an all-nighter? yes
  • Baked a cake? yes
  • Fallen down in public? always
  • Fallen down the stairs? yes
  • Fainted in public? no
  • Built something out of wood? no
  • Burned yourself with a curling iron? no
  • Been hit on by someone too old? yes
  • Shopped at Home Depot? no
  • Lied about your age? yes
  • Bought something at a yard sale? no
  • Been recovered at the hospital? no
  • Made a prank call? yes
  • Had a massage? no
  • Ridden a horse? no, they scare me
  • Been lost? yes
  • Snuck out? no
  • Snuck someone in? no
  • Crashed at an event? no
  • Lied about where you were going? yes
mar 27 2012 ∞
mar 27 2012 +
  • louise fitzhugh
  • hayao miyazaki
apr 13 2012 ∞
apr 13 2012 +

Singapore

  • 03/03/07: Fall Out Boy
  • 05/03/09: Jason Mraz @ Singapore Indoor Stadium

Toronto

  • 09/11/11: Mat Kearney @ The Opera House
  • 19/02/12: Monkey Majik Acoustic @ JCCC
  • 25/03/12: The Temper Trap @ Phoenix
  • 15/12/12: Tegan & Sara @ Phoenix
  • 16/04/13: Fleetwood Mac @ ACC
  • 09/05/13: Ryan Cabrera, Teddy Geiger & Tyler Hilton @ The Opera House
  • 08/03/14: Paul Simon & Sting @ ACC
  • 01/05/14: Lo-Fang @ The Drake Underground
  • 22/08/14: Young Galaxy @ Yonge-Dundas Square
  • 08/09/14: Sylvan Esso @ The Horseshoe Tavern
  • 12/09/14: Lorde @ Echo Beach
jan 29 2012 ∞
oct 7 2016 +
  • Canada
    • Montreal (Dec. '11)
    • Niagara Falls (Sep. '10, Nov. '11)
    • Toronto
  • India
    • Agra (Apr. '11)
    • Delhi (Dec. '10, Apr. '11)
    • Patna, Bihar (Apr. '11)
  • Japan
    • Saitama
    • Sendai (Aug. '10)
    • Tokyo, Yokohama
    • Yamagata (Aug. '10)
  • Malaysia
    • Johor Bahru
    • Malacca ('05)
  • New Zealand
dec 12 2011 ∞
jul 30 2013 +
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1589–1591)
  • The Taming of the Shrew (1590–1591)
  • Henry VI, Part 2 (1590–1591)
  • Henry VI, Part 3 (1590–1591)
  • Henry VI, Part 1 (1592)
  • Titus Andronicus (1592)
  • Richard III (1592-1593)
  • Edward III (1594)
  • The Comedy of Errors (1594)
  • Love's Labour's Lost (1594–1595)
  • Love's Labour's Won (1595-1596)
  • Richard II (1595)
  • Romeo and Juliet (1595)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595)
  • The Life and Death of King John (1596)
  • The Merchant of Venice (1596)
  • Henry IV, Part 1 (1596-1597)
  • Henry IV, Part 2 (1596–1597)
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor (1597-1598)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (1598-1599)
dec 11 2011 ∞
mar 3 2013 +
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  • be a full vegetarian for at least a year
  • bungee jump
  • buy an antique
  • do a first aid course
  • donate blood
  • dye my hair
  • fly first class
  • get a tattoo (?)
  • get over my fear of horses and go horseback riding
  • give up (red) meat for a year
  • go back to all the places i grew up in (new zealand)
  • go camping
  • go fishing
  • go on a roadtrip with friends
  • go on a wine tour
  • go on helicopter
  • go skydiving
  • go to a casino (and play something)
  • go to a cherry blossom festival in japan
dec 11 2011 ∞
oct 21 2016 +