kurainokoori: (kitten)
I've gone from updating this thing regularly to being rather sporadic. The truth is, I've been feeling rather low the last couple of weeks. It might be because my sister's in Germany, but it also might be because this kind of life is taking it's toll on me. People often imagine that it's easy being unemployed and that you have time for yourself. The truth is that you're constantly on edge, waiting for the phone to ring. You have to always be available. And it's stressful.

This week the acceptance letters will be sent out. It's rather do or die, because I'm not sure I can take another year of this.

But I don't want to write about it. So, instead, meet Sessan, you guys. 

She's a kitty, if you can't tell. The kitty in my pattern book was black, but I wanted to do a white one. Since I was ordering the eyes for my Merlin figures (Merlin is done; I might upload pictures of him this week), I ordered blue eyes and pink noses. The noses turned out to be bigger than I expected; hopefully it works, though.

Her name is derived from the Swedish word 'prinsessan' (the princess) and my grandpa uses it as a cutesy nickname for me. But the real reason she's named this, is because my mum had a white cat with blue eyes when she was younger. I grew up with stories about this cat, so I felt it was kind of fitting.

Next time I post an amigurumi pic, it'll be Misaki - my harajuku girl :)

ps. If you haven't seen Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, you should. I watched it yesterday and it's very entertaining. If the Jim Carey scares you, think of the Meryl Streep and the Billy Conolly (I thought he was great in this one and Garfield 2). The wonderful Jane Lynch has a short cameo and Emily Browning had a better role in this movie than her latest film Sucker Punch. My opinion on Sucker Punch is that it's a fifteen-year old gamer's misogynist sex fantasy.

Long story, short: it's funny, it's clever and the cast is superb.
kurainokoori: (enlightment)
So, as per usual, I stole this from [livejournal.com profile] 38. I thought it might be fun to see if I could do it ^^ What she wrote about the challenge:
I'm challenging myself to watch 50 movies in 2011! Rules: - I have to see the whole movie. If I get into it 10 minutes late, it's okay but if I don't see it to the end, it doesn't count - Cinema, DVD, TV, everything's okay ^^ Let's see if I can do it, I will update this post whenever I watch a new movie!


- January 1st, Chicago
- January 1st, Pan's Labyrinth
- January 2nd, Good Luck Chuck
- January 4th, Transamerica
- January 7th, The Outsiders
- January 10th, The Accused
- January 14th, Mulan
- January 15th, Veronika decides to die
- January 16th, The Librarian III: Curse of the Judas Chalice
- January 22nd, A Walk to Remember
- January 26th, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
(- February 6th, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days)
- February 21st, The Craft
- March 5th, The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- March 11th, The Astronaut's Wife
- March 14th, Black Swan
- March 24th, Camille (1936)
- March 25th, Camille (1921)
- April 9th, Evita
- April 22nd, Queen Christina
- April 30th, Girl, Interrupted
- May 7th, The Devil Wears Prada
- May 14th, Holding Trevor
- May 27th, Never Let Me Go
- June 8th, Kissing Jessica Stein
- June 11th, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
- July 2nd, Secretariat
- July 8th, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- July 9th, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
(- July 16th, Black Swan)
- July 22nd, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
- July 23d, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
- July 29th, Truman Show
- August 19th, Ninotchka
- August 20th, 10 Things I Hate About You
- September 3d, A Cinderella Story
- September 4th, Beverly Hills Ninja
- September 9th, Star Trek
(- September 16th, Star Trek)
- September 17th, Anna Christie
(- September 17th, Star Trek)
- September 23d, Anna Karenina
- September 24th, Mama Mia!
- September 24th, Murder by Numbers
- September 30th, Dogma
- October 1st, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
- October 14th, The Parent Trap
- October 15th, Alice in Wonderland
- October 22nd, Notting Hill
- November 11th, Forrest Gump
- November 18th, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles
- November 25th, Shanghai Knights
- December 2nd, The Social Network
- December 2nd, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
- December 9th, Män som hatar kvinnor (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)
- December 10th, Flickan som lekte med elden (The Girl who Played with Fire)
- December 10th, Luftslottet som sprängdes (The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest)
- December 24th, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie
- December 25th, Riverworld
- December 26th, Beauty and the Beast

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