Seize the music

I’m happy to report that in the past month I’ve managed to see my top 3 bands of the last 2 years.  These are the 3 new (for me) bands that I’ve been listening to over and over on Spotify.  I saw Rodrigo y Gabriela, Florence + the Machine, and Regina Spektor.  I also managed … Continue reading

Rolling with the Rebels

Last night I went to a double-header roller derby bout in Long Island.  I managed to make some trackside friends, whilst sitting in the suicide zone, which was great fun.  They also took me to a pub to hang out with the team afterwards.  Much frivolity occurred and they made me eat spicy wings – … Continue reading

A Salt & Battery

The best name ever for a fish and chipper.  I don’t like fish but I did London proud by having a chip butty.  It was much hot diggity.

Call me Scream Puff

In keeping with my desire to see and try new things, I went to a roller derby game on Saturday night.  I enjoyed it immensely.  It’s sort of like rugby on skates.  Each team has 4 tough girls and 1 quick girl on track, and basically the quick one has to whizz arond and try … Continue reading

When strangers game

I’ve had a lot of spare time lately, so I’ve been hopping all over the city and trying out various board gaming groups/venues.  The variety is astounding.  When I walk into a new place, I just never know quite how friendly, skillful, or “normal” they will be.  In most cases, the thing that brings me … Continue reading

The Agent

When I went to the Mets baseball a few weeks ago, they mentioned a blood drive where donors would receive 2 free tickets to an upcoming game.  It was perfect timing for me because this is a once-a-year event where they bring in blood nurses from all over the state and take thousands of donations … Continue reading