Art, Photography

Alison Scarpulla

Given it’s Halloween today – even though it seems it’s been celebrated all weekend – I thought I’d put up some of Alison Scarpulla’s stunningly haunting work to mark Fright Night.

I’m not one for scary things as it is (I screamed in the cinema during Scary Movie 3 for crying out loud) but Alison’s work genuinely gave me the goosebumps when I came across her website last week: the series of cloaked figures in quiet, snowy woods are particularly chilling. I would reference the Blair Witch Project here, but per the above, I never watched it. I just know it had something to do with woods.

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{The sun sets over Mount Rainier, Washington USA, casting a shadow on the clouds. Found here}

Photography, Random

Sunset Over Mount Rainier

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Music

Songs To Make You Smile: 24 – 28 October

My mother’s in London this weekend, and staying with me which means my flat is approximately 90% cleaner and my life 50% more organised than it has ever been, ever. And it’s actually lovely, because my room smells like home and her perfume and my cups of tea actually taste like they should. We’re running a full gamut of galleries and Borough Market and moseying around London today, and tomorrow we’re doing a late family and best-friend supper for my brother’s birthday at Homa.

In her honour the final track of this week’s music is her suggestion: it was released the month she turned 14. It reminds her (I know because I asked) of being up, late at night, listening to Radio Luxembourg and being one of the first people to know the song (and thus being deeply modern).

Happy listening and happy Friday!

Monday: The Beach Boys – God Only Knows

Tuesday: Bread – Guitar Man

Wednesday: TLC – Unpretty

Thursday: Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

Friday: Todd Rundgren – I Saw The Light

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