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oh god it's wonderful
to get out of bed
and drink too much coffee
and smoke too many cigarettes
and love you so much
— frank o'hara, steps

jacqueline follows:
frühjahr in full bloom ~ florist (market stall)
events (wedding)
to do (in my lifetime)
home and garden (garden)
home and garden (home)
  • andersen, hans christian
  • atwood, margaret
  • banks, iain
  • barnes, julian
  • baudelaire, charles
  • cadigan, pat
  • camus, albert
  • coelho, paulo
  • dischell, stuart
  • dostoyevsky, fyodor
  • gibson, andrea
  • gibson, william
  • hacker, marilyn
  • hesse, hermann
  • hosseini, khaled
  • huxley, aldous
  • joyce, james
  • keyes, daniel
  • lowell, robert
  • martel, yann
  • mcconnell, marty
nov 24 2011 ∞
oct 21 2013 +
  • iced coffee
  • colour-coding stationery/books/clothes
  • polaroid cameras and photographs
  • natural lighting
  • cursive handwriting
  • ampersands
  • my hilarious, intelligent, talented boyfriend
  • folk music
  • spain
  • romantic languages
  • old notes made in old books
  • lists, obviously
  • counting money
  • bad puns
  • inside jokes
  • liqueur
  • travel
  • nostalgic songs & scents
  • chateaus
  • writing
jan 16 2011 ∞
dec 14 2014 +

postgrad

  • master of information technology (2 yrs)
  • master of comp sci (2 yrs)
  • master of applied science (information security & assurance)

pre-departure

  • pre-departure check list [x]
jan 16 2011 ∞
feb 5 2015 +

photography

  • lomography [x]
  • equipment considerations [x]
  • diana mini [x]
  • canon eos 60d [x]

anatomy

  • pose maniacs [x]
feb 14 2011 ∞
aug 8 2013 +
  • "i desire the things which will destroy me in the end" — sylvia plath
  • "i personally believe, that u.s. americans, are unable to do so, because uh, some, people out there, in our nation don't have maps. and uh... i believe that our education like such as in south africa, and the iraq, everywhere like such as... and, i believe they should uh, our education over here, in the u.s. should help the u.s. or should help south africa, and should help the iraq and asian countries so we will be able to build up our future, for us" — miss south carolina, miss teen usa 2007
  • "in the depth of winter i finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer" — albert camus
  • "thank god for books and music and things i can think about" — daniel keyes, flowers for algernon
  • "people do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confessio...__ralph waldo emerson__
sep 3 2010 ∞
apr 9 2014 +
  • acceptance into RMIT
  • write a resume
  • volunteer at lattitude global volunteering
  • volunteer at vinnies
  • volunteer at UNV
  • volunteer at amnesty international
  • save more, spend less
  • have initiative
  • redesign/redecorate my room
  • work a part-time job
  • work a full-time job
  • own a house
  • make photography a hobby
  • complete piano levels
  • lose 10 lbs
  • lose 20 lbs
  • lose 30 lbs
  • lose 40 lbs
  • weigh 110 lbs
  • pay a bill
dec 8 2010 ∞
dec 14 2014 +

post-2000

  • apologies - grace potter & the nocturnals (2007)
  • poke - frightened rabbit (2008)
  • home - edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros (2009)
  • coming down - dum dum girls (2011)
  • let her go - passenger (2012)
  • riptide - vance joy (2013)
  • arcadia - the kite string tangle (2014)
  • gold - chet faker (2014)
  • the hunt - parasite single (2014)
  • is this how you feel? - the preatures (2014)
  • the mother we share - chvrches (2014)
  • days are gone - HAIM (2014)
  • husky

funk / disco / r&b

  • get down on it - kool & the gang
  • just an illusion - imagination
dec 4 2014 ∞
dec 24 2014 +

admittedly pretty generic...

travel

  • bungee jump (queenstown, new zealand)
  • climb the statue of liberty (new york, US)
  • climb the sydney harbour bridge (sydney, australia)
  • experience oktoberfest (munich, germany)
  • kayak in halong bay (quang ninh, vietnam)
  • live in a foreign country for six months
  • scuba dive in the great barrier reef (queensland, australia)
  • swim in the dead sea
  • view mount rushmore (south dakota, US)
  • visit christ the redeemer (rio, brazil)
  • visit machu picchu (cusco region, peru)
  • visit petra (ma'an, jordan)
  • visit the 'alright' wall of china
  • visit the colosseum (rome, italy)
  • visit the louvre (paris, france)
feb 4 2011 ∞
dec 24 2014 +

references

  • the paleo diet [x]
  • intermittent fasting [x]
  • mark's daily apple [x]

recipes

  • the healthy foodie (paleo) [x]
  • livingthehealthychoice [x]
  • paleOMG [x]

misc.

  • give it 100 [x]
  • plant nanny (app) [x]
jan 6 2013 ∞
may 11 2014 +
  • ad astra - to the stars
  • adsum - "i am here", present. the opposite of absum "i am absent".
  • ante meridiem (AM) - before midday, cf. post meridiem (PM) which is "after midday".
  • bibo ergo sum - i drink, therefore i am
  • carpe diem - seize the day
  • cave canem - beware of the dog
  • cogito ergo sum - i think therefore i am
  • de omnibus dubitandum - doubt everything
  • ego te provoco - i dare you
  • facta, non verba - deeds, not words
  • fluctuat nec mergitur - she wavers and is not immersed. the motto of paris, france.
  • fortes in fide - strong in faith
  • memento mori - remember your mortality
  • qui tacet consentire videtur - he who is silent gives his consent
  • re - in the matter of. it is a common misconception that "re:" in correspondence is an abbreviation of regarding or reply .
  • requiescat in pace (RIP) - may he rest in peace. the acronym is commonly mistranslated as rest in peace .
jun 30 2012 ∞
oct 5 2012 +

ethics

  • the noble eightfold path: right view, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration
  • the four noble truths:
    • life means suffering
    • suffering stems from attachment
    • the cessation of suffering is attainable
    • the path to the cessation of suffering
sep 29 2012 ∞
oct 5 2012 +
  • lookin' to get out (1982)
  • cyborg 2 (1993)
  • without evidence (1995)
  • hackers (1995)
  • love is all there is (1996)
  • mojave moon (1996)
  • foxfire (1996)
  • true women (1997)
  • george wallace (1997)
  • playing god (1997)
  • gia (1998)
  • hell's kitchen (1998)
  • playing by heart (1998)
  • pushing tin (1999)
  • the bone collector (1999)
  • girl, interrupted (1999)
  • gone in 60 seconds (2000)
  • lara croft: tomb raider (2001)
  • original sin (2001)
  • life or something like it (2002)
  • lara croft tomb raider: the cradle of lif...
jun 4 2011 ∞
apr 9 2014 +
  • deferment form
  • enrol
  • alice in action with java - adams
  • entrepreneurship (asia pacific edition) - frederick & kurako
  • introduction to information technology - wong
  • discrete algorithmic mathematics - maurer & ralston
  • join the RAA
jan 20 2011 ∞
sep 29 2012 +
  • psycho (1960)
  • alien (1979)
  • the shining (1980)
  • the passion of joan of arc (1928)
  • les diaboliques (1955)
  • the thing (1982)
  • nosferatu, eine symphonie des grauens (1922)
  • the exorcist (1973)
  • rosemary's baby (1968)
  • king kong (1933)
  • faust - eine deutsche volkssage (1926) [x]
  • frankenstein (1931)
  • the cabinet of dr. caligari (1920)
  • dawn of the dead (1978)
  • bride of frankenstein (1935)
  • what ever happened to baby jane? (1962)
  • kwaidan (1964)
  • george a. romero's night of the living dead (1968)
  • onibaba (1964)
jan 15 2011 ∞
apr 9 2014 +

portfolio

  • make it happen!
    • illustration
    • graphic design
    • web design

misery rhymes

  • joker holding accordion; within it saying "misery"
  • jack in the box
  • mary had a rogue lamb
  • hey diddle, diddle
    • grunge, illustrator-style
    • inspiration: jacob souva

españa

  • 30x30cm flag
  • coat of arms
  • spanish words on objects
dec 27 2010 ∞
oct 10 2012 +
  • acrostic
  • cinquain
  • free verse (vers libre)
  • haiku
  • senryu
jan 22 2011 ∞
dec 1 2013 +
  • lacie rugged hd 500gb ($100) [x]
  • joby gorillapod tripod ($30) [x]
  • bose quietcomfort 3 headphones (~$300) [x]
  • jackery portable mobile battery ($70) [x]
  • fitbit flex ($120) [x]
  • hp pavilion 15.6" 8gb ram 750gb hdd ($900) [x]
  • canon powershot g1x 14.3mp ($600) [x]
  • canon powershot sx50 hs 12mp ($380) [x]
  • chromecast ($50) [x]
nov 24 2011 ∞
aug 24 2014 +
  • arctic monkeys - am
  • ben howard - every kingdom
  • ben howard - i forget where we were
  • bon iver - blood bank (ep)
  • bon iver - bon iver
  • bon iver - for emma, forever ago
  • chvrches - bones of what you believe
  • james vincent mcmorrow - early in the morning
  • john mayer - continuum
  • keaton henson - lying to you
  • lana del rey - born to die
  • lana del rey - paradise
  • laura marling - i speak because i can
  • ludovico einaudi - in a time lapse
  • presets, the - pacifica
  • weeknd, the - house of balloons
oct 24 2014 ∞
dec 14 2014 +

loner, more interested in intellectual pursuits than relationships or family, wrestles with the meaninglessness of existence, likes esoteric things, disorganized, messy, likes science fiction, can be lonely, observer, private, can't describe feelings easily, detached, likes solitude, not revealing, unemotional, rule breaker, avoidant, familiar with the darkside, skeptical, acts without consulting others, does not think they are weird but others do, socially uncomfortable, abrupt, fantasy prone, does not like happy people, appreciates strangeness, frequently loses things, acts without planning, guarded, not punctual, more likely to support marijuana legalization, not prone to compromise, hard to persuade, relies on mind more than on others, calm

dec 26 2010 ∞
dec 14 2014 +
  • abecedarian - a person who is learning the alphabet
  • alegast - a person who never laughs
  • brontide - the rumbling of distant thunder
  • dactylonomy - counting using one's fingers
  • defenestrate - to throw out of a window
  • digamy - a second marriage, after the death or divorce of one's first husband or wife
  • exosculate - to kiss fervently or heartily
  • gambrinous - being full of beer
  • ingénue - an innocent or unsophisticated young woman
  • nelipot - one who walks without shoes
  • onomatopoeia - a word that imitates or suggests the source of the sound it describes
  • panacea - a solution or remedy for all problems
  • petrichor - the scent of rain on dry earth
  • pyknic - short and fat
  • qualtagh - the first person you see after leaving your house
  • redamancy - the act of loving in return
  • sempiternal - eternal and unchanging; everlasting
nov 22 2011 ∞
jun 30 2012 +
  • addison, chris
  • black, lewis
  • boyle, frankie
  • bruce, lenny
  • carlin, george
  • chappelle, dave
  • ck, louis
  • colbert, stephen
  • cross, david
  • dennis, hugh
  • garofalo, janeane
  • gervais, ricky
  • gregory, dick
  • hicks, bill
  • howard, russell
  • maher, bill
  • miller, dennis
  • o'briain, dara
  • oswalt, patton
  • prior, richard
  • rock, chris
jun 13 2012 ∞
feb 9 2014 +

stop

  • going to bed at absurd hours
  • procrastinating
  • mindlessly spending money
  • neglecting friends & family
  • being spiteful, nasty, and selfish
  • using social media so much
  • holding onto the past
  • passing judgement
  • being a perfectionist

continue

  • drinking more water
  • running
  • cycling
  • thinking, learning, writing
  • planning and scheduling
  • being thoughtful
  • eating well

start

jun 28 2012 ∞
dec 14 2014 +
  • boag, paul - website owner's manual
  • bringhurst, robert - the elephents of typographic style
  • budd, andy - css mastery: advanced web standards solutions
  • cederholm, dan - bulletproof web design: improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with xhtml and css
  • cederholm, dan - web standard solutions: the markup and style handbook
  • cohen, june - the unusually useful web book
  • cullen, kristin - layout workbook: a real-world guide to building pages in graphic design
  • curtis, nathan a. - modular web design: creating reusable components for user experience design and documentation
  • grannel, craig - the essential guide to css and html web design
mar 19 2011 ∞
mar 26 2011 +
  • adams, douglas - the hitch hiker's guide to the galaxy
  • adams, richard - watership down
  • alcott, louisa m. - little women
  • atwood, margaret - the handmaid's tale
  • austen, jane - persuasion
  • austen, jane - pride and prejudice
  • austen, jane - sense & sensibility
  • barnes, julian - arthur & george
  • barnes, julian - the sense of an ending
  • barrie, j.m. - peter pan
  • brontë, charlotte - jane eyre
  • brontë, emily - wuthering heights
  • burgess, anthony - a clockwork orange
  • carroll, lewis - alice in wonderland
  • chbosky, stephen - the perks of being a wallflower
  • coelho, paulo - eleven minutes
  • coelho, paulo - the alchemist
  • coelho, paulo - the zahir
  • coelho, paulo - veronika decides to die
dec 26 2010 ∞
aug 8 2013 +