Category Archives: Thoughts and Musings

More likely than not this will be general rambling mostly.

Brogues and the Country Gentleman

Sure it’s slightly louche, but I just love the relaxed, grunging down of classic style. I especially dig those brogues. I’m really loving that touch of classic gentleman look at the moment. Anything that is reminiscent of a golden age … Continue reading

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What is it with me and Gothic’esque girls?

Hello all, I hope I find you well 😀 I watched The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo today.  A little strange, but I kinda liked it. Actually, I really enjoyed it. It seems to me, from my limited experience, that … Continue reading

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So what do YOU think?

Ok, so I’ve been updating my ‘manifesto’, adding some more thoughts. Now some of them are probably a bit more tongue in cheek than I intended, but oh well perhaps there’s something strangely revealing in that. Anyway, it occurred to … Continue reading

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I’m still not dead! and also some thoughts on Steampunk

Ok ok ok! I’m really sorry I haven’t been keeping up the blog 😦 Is it that I’ve run out of eclectic thoughts?! Perish the thought dear reader :p There’s a positive bottleneck of them haha Maybe that’s why I … Continue reading

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Clothing as a sign system: a Semiotic aproach to fashion

This is an essay I wrote for NZ Film class while I was at uni, looking at costume through ‘semiotics‘. Semiotics is the study of ‘signs’ Or, to quote the ubiquitous Wikipedia page, “In linguistics, semiotics, also called semiotic studies … Continue reading

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A rather odd little poem came to me today, and this is it:

Every day I reinvent myself I never quite know who I’ll be Every time I look in the mirror Someone new looks back at me Every time I shut my eyes Another version of me dies And every time I … Continue reading

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Sex Sells, but is it selling out?

Now this is by way of a pondering, not in any way a definitive statement, coverall answer. I don’t think I’ll even really be taking a stance, we’ll  see. As to why I’m writing this? I have no idea! So … Continue reading

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