A shout out from Narnia

The snow has finally stopped and the sun is melting away our magical wonderland.  We’re still snowed-in but as long as we keep power that is just fine with me.

In the mean time:

I am pinning pictures like a crazy lady.

I am ordering seeds ready for planting in March.

I am gathering and cutting fabric for a quilt which might look something like this.

I am making this tea:

with cinnamon sticks, fresh ginger, cloves, peppercorns and honey.

I am listening to some good music:

L-R, top to bottom:
St. Vincent, St. Vincent… fun and better played loud. I will say that all three other family members separately asked me “What are you listening to?” while this was blasting. There’s still a stream over on the Guardian’s website.

Burn Your Fire for No Witness, Angel Olsen… this one is a slow grow for me but I am loving it now. It reminds me of something we might have listened to in the 90s.

Don’t you think?

Post Tropical, James Vincent McMorrow… smooth and easy. I have been playing this a lot in the studio lately as it seems to work perfectly with the winter sunlight that streams in our windows. Luckily my studio mate and I have really similar music tastes.

Aventine, Agnes Obel… this is one from last year but it’s lovely. She is playing tomorrow night in Quebec – and then in lots of places in the states. If only Seattle wasn’t quite so tricky to get to.


One Response to “A shout out from Narnia”

  1. Alicia P.

    Are you KIDDING me with that picture??? Oh. My. Stars. Gobsmacked. It’s truly magical, Claire. How lucky you are!

    No seriously, is that real???

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