Mermaid music under the stars

I don’t get out much, I will say that right now. This summer has been so insane work wise that the usual evening involves putting my kid to bed and then snuggling down with a glass of wine and Himself (how I will refer to my husband here) to watch the West Wing on DVD. Exciting stuff.¬†

But last night we mixed it up a bit and joined a group of friends at the Sigur Ros concert at Echo Beach. This was exactly what I needed. Listening to odd Icelandic whale music lying on a blanked staring up at the stars. At the risk of sounding cheesy, there was a bit of magic in the air.

Check out Echo Beach if you have a chance…. I think that it is an awesome place to see live music and the sound was excellent for an outdoor venue.

In honour of our evening, here is some Sigur Ros

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I had a blog once….

Several years ago before I had my son, I started a wordpress ¬†blog called Movie Picture Junkie… about movies. Needless to say, that blog fell seriously by the wayside after Buds (the nickname I will use for my son here) was born and after I returned to work (in film.. the irony) when he was seven months old. While I still work in film and love the movies, I have discovered that being a mum does change what you are interested in. I now love browsing pinterest for cool kids clothes and interesting Christmas wrapping ideas. I have also been re-inspired by fashion since joining pinterest and seeing other peoples takes on various fashion trends. I think that I am still striving for Yummy Mummy status and hoping that some inspiration will make me feel like a women as well as a mum.

I plan on being pretty all over the map on this blog, which basically reflects my ever changing focus and interests. Expect the odd fun DIY as well….

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