themes

  • magic
  • personal dignity, the nature of self-respect
  • self-expression
  • control & the lack thereof
  • identity and/as oppression
  • the interconnectedness (or not) of place, experience and identity

non-fiction

  • archiving concerns in fandom communities
  • the death and possible revival of personal websites and why
  • critical regionalism
    • and the internet
    • and zines
  • political organisation in harry potter

fiction

jan 17 2018 ∞
jan 31 2018 +
  • get started with online learning - the open university
  • learning how to learn - university of california, san diego
dec 16 2017 ∞
dec 21 2017 +

december 2017

  • crazy ex-girlfriend
  • reddit
  • online learning
  • beholder

january 2018

  • backgammon
  • table tennis
  • john cale
  • the internet before social media
  • screenwriting

february 2018

  • deutsche welle documentaries
  • the corner bar
  • setting up our new flat
  • natural hair care
dec 3 2017 ∞
feb 24 2018 +
  • cactus blue motel
  • detectiveland
  • 16 ways to kill a vampire at mcdonalds
jul 17 2017 ∞
dec 3 2017 +
  • write down an emergency action plan
  • keep up a skin care & hair care routine that makes me feel cool
  • go see a homeopath for my allergies
  • go see an acupuncturist
  • make a few good mood-inducing playlists
  • write a list of easy, healthy meals to consult when i feel clueless & burdened about dinner
  • get a journalling habit seriously going
  • go hiking, skating, cycling often
  • get some sunlight everyday (well, most days)
  • drink lots of water
  • escape regularly, rio is lovely but crazy-making
nov 23 2017 ∞
feb 24 2018 +
  • body scrubber
  • face scrubber
  • soapless face cleanser
  • henna hair dye
  • lip balm
  • hand moisturiser
  • wooden comb
nov 20 2017 ∞
feb 24 2018 +
  • blackfish
  • punch-drunk love
  • kaspar hauser
  • stalker
  • gattaca
  • joe versus the volcano
  • fantastic beasts and where to find them
  • the aviator
  • slacker
  • funny people
  • sex lies & videotape
  • fast food nation
  • barton fink
  • true romance
  • shadows and fog
  • trees lounge
  • the craft
  • the blair witch project
  • always shine
  • i shot andy warhol
  • withnail & i
jun 30 2017 ∞
jan 31 2018 +
  • angel
  • firefly
  • glow
    • season 1
  • stranger things
  • i love dick (in-progress)
    • season 1
  • crazy ex-girlfriend (in-progress)
    • season 1
    • season 2
    • season 3
  • broad city
  • she's gotta have it
  • rick and morty
  • six feet under
  • scream queens
jun 21 2017 ∞
jan 31 2018 +
  • paterson review
  • magic for the worn-out (in-progress)
  • the bomb and how we built it (in-progress)
jun 14 2017 ∞
dec 7 2017 +

short-term goals

  • finish administration & finance translation test (deadline 24 feb.)
  • write notes for noise short story
  • finish noise short story (deadline 1 mar.)
  • get new washing machine installed
  • test new washing machine
  • renew internship contract
  • complete week 1 of intro to screenwriting
  • complete week 2 of intro to screenwriting
  • complete week 4 of intro to ancient egypt
  • drink more water
    • buy a water bottle
    • get a tracking app
  • test my spiromagic pen
  • buy contact lenses
may 8 2017 ∞
feb 25 2018 +
  • surplus: terrorized into being consumers (2003)
  • four weddings and a funeral (1994)
  • her (2013)
  • i shot andy warhol (1996)
  • double indemnity (1944)
  • i heart huckabees (2004)
  • thelma & louise (1991)
  • home again (2017)
  • henry fool (1997)
  • transoceânica: the world's longest bus journey (2017)
  • lady bird (2017)
jan 18 2018 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • derby brain (in-progress)
  • crack capitalism (in-progress)
  • unfuck your brain (in-progress)
  • política; quem manda, por que manda, como manda (in-progress)
  • the story (in-progress)
  • life as it is (in-progress)
  • 101 philosophy problems (in-progress)
  • the best american comics 2006 (in-progress)
  • the quitter
  • funny girl
  • through a glass, darkly
  • wuthering heights (in-progress)
jan 2 2018 ∞
feb 16 2018 +
  • highlighters (different colours)
  • black ball-point pens
  • pencils
  • post-its
  • stick glue
  • flashcards
  • nice, chunky erasers
dec 7 2017 ∞
dec 7 2017 +
  • reading lamp
  • squeegee for shower & sink
  • razor scraper
  • hair trap
  • spray bottles
  • kitchen timer
  • two wall calendars
  • map of rio
nov 28 2017 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • analytical bibliography
  • astrology
  • children's literature
    • brazilian children's literature
  • classical philosophy
    • aristotelian logic (organon)
    • aristotle's categories
    • porphyrian tree
  • coding
  • collage art
  • commoning
  • communalism
    • history of communes
    • theories on pros and cons of communalism
  • comparative mythology & religion
  • cooking
  • cooperativism
  • copyleft
nov 20 2017 ∞
feb 25 2018 +
  • get all achievements on beholder (27/60)
  • get all achievements on a normal lost phone (10/13)
  • get all optional photos on life is strange: episode 1
  • reach a bird story ending
  • reach all undertale endings
oct 30 2017 ∞
dec 1 2017 +
  • alda maria doces portugueses
  • bartman
  • cinemateca mam
  • tour of petrópolis
  • camping on ilha grande
  • air b&b weekend in paquetá
  • rio film festival
  • guided visit of the national library
  • shopping dos antiquários
  • feira da praça XV
  • home of renato russo
jul 21 2017 ∞
dec 13 2017 +
  • life is strange
  • fallen london
  • hay day
  • undertale
  • elegy for a dead world
  • minecraft pocket edition
  • gone home
  • beholder
  • metronomicon
jul 16 2017 ∞
oct 11 2017 +
  • hole
  • bruce springsteen
  • buddy holly
  • apples in stereo
  • british sea power
  • milton nascimento
  • heavenly
  • tiger trap
  • television personalities
  • they might be giants
  • bratmobile
  • little joy
  • freaks and geeks soundtrack
  • fleetwood mac
  • pink floyd
  • cansei de ser sexy
  • alice in chains
  • the psychedelic furs
  • nirvana - nevermind
  • harold and maude soundtrack
  • love
jul 2 2017 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • nail-biting
  • cheek-biting
  • drunk smoking
  • oversleeping
  • staying up late
  • multitasking
  • facebook-checking
jun 26 2017 ∞
jul 2 2017 +
  • the life and times of harvey pekar
  • unmarketable, by anne elizabeth moore
  • the beauty myth, by naomi wolf
  • the sirens of titan, by kurt vonnegut
  • o encontro marcado, by fernando sabino
  • bolo'bolo
  • unfuck your brain
  • política, by joão ubaldo ribeiro
  • we are the weirdos, by maranda elizabeth
  • o mestre ignorante, by jacques ranciere
  • a pedagogia da autonomia
  • casa grande & senzala
  • missão do bibliotecário
  • qu'est ce que la documentation
  • crack capitalism, by john holloway
  • you can't catch death
  • the cosmic trigger
  • tales of the san francisco cacophony society
  • copyfight
  • neuromancer
may 8 2017 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • get a wooden comb
  • cut shoulder-length
  • dye red or black
    • surya henna hair dye
  • try a few deep conditioning treatments
    • lola dream cream
    • jojoba oil
  • find a reliable anti-frizz solution
    • lola o exterminador de frizz
  • try baking soda and vinegar method
  • learn a few hairstyles
feb 17 2018 ∞
feb 19 2018 +

february 2018

  • 18/02/18: "I'm in a better in my place" - youtube comment
  • 03/02/18: "He didn't care about Bill's success, he thought. He liked it. It was great. And he didn't worry about whether he was missing out on life. What Tony really wanted was to walk into a room somewhere and feel he was at home in it." - nick hornby, funny girl (novel)

january 2018

  • 26/01/18: "I see all this progression, excitement, friendship, growth, and endless jokes in dim lighting and cameras spinning with laughter, and it all makes me think - where am I right now? What am I doing? What's happening?" - how to be a good person, lilly ashton (blog post)
  • 24/01/18: "Once she knows how to read there's only one thing you can teach her to ...
jan 10 2018 ∞
feb 18 2018 +
  • stay in a loving relationship with jack
  • get my grade average back up after this semester's slight fuck up
  • get a job in the south zone
  • set up a zine distro
  • publish at least a zine every three months
  • take part in international zine month
  • finish editing the bomb and how we built it
  • write at least a short story every two months
  • journal regularly
  • take more pictures
  • learn all the settings on my camera
  • order off the menu at mcdonald's
  • go on holiday to at least one new location in brazil and/or south america
  • get a record player
  • get a house plant
  • advance with learning to code
dec 13 2017 ∞
jan 31 2018 +
  • schedule in times for studying. better than irregular binges
  • pomodoro technique. or, more loosely, have set periods of rest and set periods of focus.
  • get enough sleep
  • keep track of my motivation: get important qualifications, acquire useful skills, build my CV, add to my toolkit for understanding & making sense of the world, feel a sense of accomplishment
  • keep organised. make a virtual folder for each class I take. make my notes easy to find & access
  • keep track of deadlines and plan in advance
  • consolidate learning by writing out the material by hand in my own words. also take notes to stay focused & actively engaged during long lectures
  • test myself regularly to identify the poi...
dec 3 2017 ∞
dec 5 2017 +

february 2018

  • zine-making
  • coding
    • project: unimaginable heights
  • genre theory
    • paper: an introduction to genre theory, by daniel chandler
  • basics of political science
    • book: política; quem manda, por que manda, como manda - joão ubaldo ribeiro

january 2018

  • screenwriting
    • mooc: an introducion to screenwriting
      • week 1
      • week 2
nov 29 2017 ∞
feb 19 2018 +
  • biblioteca nacional
  • biblioteca euclides da cunha
  • biblioteca central da unirio
  • centro cultural banco do brasil
  • biblio_tec (oi futuro)
nov 21 2017 ∞
nov 21 2017 +
  • skater skirts
  • flannels
  • cotton t-shirts
  • oversized sweaters
  • wooly socks
  • overalls
  • button-up dresses
  • silk shirts
  • lace-up boots
  • canvas shoes
  • knee-high socks
  • boxer shorts
  • hair clips
  • leg warmers
  • converse high tops
  • striped shirts
  • knee-length skirts
  • ankle socks
  • patterned underwear
nov 20 2017 ∞
nov 28 2017 +
  • retro
  • meta
  • experimental
  • story-heavy
  • character-based
  • atmospheric
  • role-playing
  • casual
  • exploration
jul 2 2017 ∞
jul 6 2017 +
  • exercising
  • flossing
  • journalling
  • home-baking bread
  • drinking smoothies
  • browsing libraries
  • focusing on one thing at a time
  • making the bed
jun 15 2017 ∞
nov 25 2017 +
  • period reset
  • external hd
  • raspberry pi
  • camping gear
  • buffy season 8 library edition
  • freelance job
  • scientific initiation scholarship
  • incense & candle holder
  • map of rio
  • lava lamp
  • vinyl & cassette player
  • decent sound system
  • bonsai tree
  • wall tapestry
  • backgammon set
may 21 2017 ∞
feb 19 2018 +