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fandom wanderer • intermittent hobby artist/writer • gamer • amateur tarot reader • i: catfein @ picrew

bookmarks:

■ Short Story Collections & Anthologies

  • At the Mouth of the River of Bees: Stories by Kij Johnson
  • Invisible Planets: Collected Fiction by Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Mother of Invention
    • Rivqa Rafael (editor)
    • Tansy Rayner Roberts (editor)
  • My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales
    • Kate Bernheimer (editor)
  • Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho
  • The Melancholy of Mechagirl by Catherynne M. Valente
  • The October Country by Ray Bradbury
  • The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu

■ Sequential Art, Visual Storytelling, Comics

Brainweird Solidarity (Stories About Mental Conditions, Fictional or Otherwise)

apr 5 2017 ∞
jul 21 2020 +
  • It is the privilege of old people to seem to know everything. But it's an act and a mask, like every other act and mask. Between ourselves, we old ones wink at each other and smile, saying, How do you like my mask, my act, my certainty? Don't I play it well?
    • Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury
  • Was she born with that attitude or did it accrete on her like an irascible pearl?
    • Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone
  • Strategy is just a fancy word for a special kind of common sense, the ability to see options, to make them where there were none.
    • A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab
  • Just as the habit does not make the monk, the sceptre does not make the king.
apr 5 2017 ∞
aug 12 2020 +
  • amanuensis / a literary or artistic assistant, in particular one who takes dictation or copies manuscripts
  • concomitant / naturally accompanying or associated
  • conurbation / an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
  • eremite / a hermit or recluse, especially one under a religious vow
  • exculpate / to clear from alleged fault or guilt
  • execrate / to declare to be evil or detestable
  • folderol / mere nonsense; foolish talk or ideas
  • ineluctable / incapable of being evaded; inescapable
  • laconic / using few words; expressing much in few words; concise
  • marcescent / (of a leaf or frond) withering but remaining attached to the stem
  • mendacious / given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth
  • moiety / an indefinite portion, part, or share
  • moribund / being in the state of dying; approaching ...
apr 5 2017 ∞
aug 5 2020 +

Disclaimer: If you're reading this and want to try these out, I'm going to assume you have basic cooking skills and know that you have to use cooking oil to fry stuff. Also, I'm Chinese. I put garlic in everything.

Fried Red Rice (1)

  • pre-cooked red rice (1 cup)
  • fry garlic & shallots
  • add half a large daikon & a stick of celery (chopped) with some water
  • add a teaspoon of mustard and a bit of soy sauce/salt, braise until daikon is soft
  • reduce, add handful of pre-soaked dried mushrooms & half a lapcheong, stir-fry until it's dry, then put aside
  • lots of oil in a wok & high heat for the red rice. u can add another pinch of salt here
  • add the ingredients u put aside, fry like...
jan 4 2019 ∞
oct 15 2019 +

Utilities

  • ArtFlow
  • CamScanner
  • Lightning QR
  • Nova Launcher
  • One touch expenser
  • OverDrive
  • Remo Duplicate Photos Remover
  • Shazam
  • SleepTimer
  • SoloLearn

Games

  • Aquavias
  • BAIKOH
  • Cytus & Cytus II
  • Giant Boulder of Death
  • Godville
  • Monsters Ate My Condo
  • Monument Valley & Monument Valley II
  • Neko Atsume
dec 23 2017 ∞
oct 30 2019 +
jul 26 2020 ∞
jul 26 2020 +

Books

  • An Introduction to the Therapeutic Frame by Anne Gray
  • http://s-f-walker.org.uk/
  • Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman
  • Life-Span Human Development by Carol K. Sigelman & Elizabeth A. Rider
  • Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger
  • The Gift of Therapy by Irvin D. Yalom

Websites

Others

mar 26 2018 ∞
jul 25 2020 +

If I were a month, I’d be October. If I were a day of the week, I’d be Thursday. If I were a god or a goddess, I’d be Anubis. If I were a verb, I’d be Confuse. If I were a sea animal, I’d be a Viperfish. If I were an object in a living room, I’d be the Sofa Cushion. If I were a gemstone, I’d be Pyrite. If I were a flower, I’d be a Dahlia. If I were a kind of weather, I’d be The Eye of a Hurricane. If I were a colour, I’d be Maroon. If I were an adjective, I’d be Inscrutable. If I were a fruit, I’d be a Custard Apple. If I were a sound, I’d be An Echo. If I were an element, I’d be Fire. If I were a word, I’d be Curious. If I were a place, I’d be Outer Space. If I were a taste, I’d be Sea Salt and Caramel. If I were a scent, I’d be The Smell of Old Books. If I were an object, I’d be a Blade. If I were a body part, I’d be The Collarbones. If I were a song, I’d be 'I Would Do Anything For You' by Foster The People or 'Control' by Halsey.

apr 3 2017 ∞
oct 17 2019 +
jan 11 2018 ∞
oct 17 2019 +

etc.

I have an old AO3 account and some fics on Livejournal, but it's writing I no longer want to associate myself with. Just shoot me a DM if you're interested.

apr 3 2017 ∞
jun 2 2019 +

Owned

  • Golden Tarot of Klimt Mini Deck
  • Golden Universal Tarot
  • Marseille Cat Tarot
  • Pacific Arcana
  • Pacific Arcana: TUMULTUS
  • Tarot of White Cats
  • The Hermetic Tarot
  • The Numinous Tarot

Wishlist

  • The Blood Moon Tarot
jun 2 2019 ∞
jul 15 2020 +

Done

  • Mary Christiansen (genderbend) | Dream Daddy
  • Jesse McCree (young) | Overwatch
  • Chara | Undertale
  • Inquisitor Lavellan (dagger rogue) | Dragon Age
  • Ramona Flowers | Scott Pilgrim
  • Bucky Barnes (femme) | Marvel
  • Bofur | The Hobbit

Planned/Contemplating

  • Rey (Sith AU) | Star Wars
  • Cyborg Noodle | Gorillaz
  • Asra | The Arcana
jun 29 2017 ∞
jul 31 2018 +

Currently Watching

  • Bojack Horseman (Season 6)
  • Dororo (Episode 18)
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Legend of the Galactic Heroes OVA (Episode 9)
  • Steven Universe (Season 5)
  • The Umbrella Academy
  • Beastars

To Watch

Series

  • Kantaro: The Sweet Tooth Salaryman
  • Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (Season 2)
  • MDZS donghua (Season 2)
  • Mindhunter
  • Mr. Robot
  • One Day at a Time
  • Sex Education
  • Children of the Whales
apr 7 2017 ∞
jun 26 2020 +

Currently Playing/To be Completed

  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Monument Valley & Monument Valley II
  • Nier: Automata
  • Pyre
  • Starcraft 1
  • Yakuza 0

Want to Play

  • Cuphead
  • Life is Strange
  • Okami
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Sea of Solitude
  • Yakuza Kiwami
jan 1 2018 ∞
dec 10 2019 +
  • my visual content is mostly sfw but i will openly participate in discussion of nsfw topics.
  • my main fandom is books.
  • we might just get along if you are fond of fictional villains, dark themes in fiction, and works like The Far Side and Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei .
  • i'm a fandom Old. if you are much younger than i am, please do not follow me if you'd be uncomfortable for any reason whatsoever. i'll softblock you if you're under 18.
  • for the most part, i'm non-judgemental of problematic fictional characters, ships, and situations as long as you acknowledge that they should not be equated with rl scenarios for the purpose of justifying abusive behaviour irl. I do have a few hard NOs, which i will not specify. ask if you need to know.
  • if you're here to moralise about the acti...
apr 3 2017 ∞
aug 7 2020 +

a helpful flowchart:

should you be personally affected by any of the information here?

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do you know me irl? —— YES —— great! talk to me about what's bothering you

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NO

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✦    . ˚         ·    .   ˚ ˚ .   . ✹     ⊹ ✹   ✵ ˚         *     .

  • · * · · * ✵ * ·
  •        . 

            ·          ✦ ✦ ✵     ✺   *      ✦

OH NO

¯\_(ツ)_/¯ WHAT'S TO BE DONE ABOUT THAT?

apr 3 2017 ∞
aug 8 2020 +

Memes & Things

jun 29 2017 ∞
aug 8 2020 +

i'm predictable and i'm calling myself out. make of this list whatever you fancy.

  • A Song of Ice and Fire
    • Petyr Baelish
  • Captive Prince
    • Laurent
  • Dragon Age
    • Anders
  • Harry Potter
    • Remus Lupin
  • His Dark Materials
    • Lord Asriel
    • Lyra Belacqua
  • Houseki no Kuni
    • Lapis Lazuli
apr 3 2017 ∞
jan 13 2020 +
  • Emergency Ambulance/Fire Engine: 995
  • Non-Emergency Ambulance: 1777
  • Police: 999
  • Police Hotline: 1800 255 0000
  • Traffic Police: 6547 1818
  • Fire Hazard Reporting: 1800 280 0000
  • SAMH (Singapore Association for Mental Health): 1800 283 7019
  • SOS (Samaritans of Singapore): 1800 221 4444
  • Emergency Helpline (IMH): 6389 2222
  • AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research)
    • Women's helpline: 1800 777 5555 (mon-fri, 10AM-6PM)
    • Sexual Assault Care Centre: 6779 0282 (mon-fri, 10AM-10PM)

Online Resources

Others

aug 20 2019 ∞
aug 4 2020 +
  • please help to care for my cats
    • feeding
      • raw food is in the freezer
      • defrost an hour beforehand or place the container in hot water to thaw faster
      • 2.5 portions a day per cat
      • they'll eat canned if they have to, but transition them gradually
      • a bit of kibble in the morning is fine
      • weird treats give them diarrhea, don't do it!!!
      • they like unseasoned boiled chicken as a snack but it has hardly any nutritional content
    • both of them are microchipped
      • Freya: 702018180148818
      • Loki: 702055550083248
  • if I'm actually, really no longer on this...
jan 23 2019 ∞
aug 20 2019 +

Books

  • Codex Seraphiniaus
  • The Complete Far Side: 1980–1994

Others

  • Nier: Automata OST
dec 22 2017 ∞
oct 18 2019 +