Friday, June 19, 2015


I'm now mildly obsessed with the review website Smart Bitches Trashy Books.

First example: "First Watch is a short story set post WWI about a Swiss Legionnaire named Edouard who is cursed into serving as the sexual slave of a tentacle monster aboard a submarine. I sort of wish that was the weirdest sentence I’ve ever typed for Smart Bitches, but it’s not." (actual review is here)

Second example: "Basically the only female character I identified with was Blue the velociraptor because 1. She got shit done and 2. She wanted to bone Chris Pratt and don’t tell me she didn’t.(actual review is here

Third example: "By choosing not to include a rape scene in Fury Road, Miller demonstrates how powerful a story can be when you trust the actors, the storytelling, and the audience, and when you keep the focus not on the actual moment of sexual assault but on the culture that permits it and on impact it has on survivors." (actual review is here)

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Yellow modified NHM #2

Because there's nothing like an undecipherable title, am I right?

Made for my younger son's teacher.
Finished back in March, but of course I forgot to blog about it.
Knit from Cascade 220 Superwash, on #3 needles (wooden, 16" circs, two of them)
The pattern is a slightly modified version of NHM #2, to make it small enough to fit a woman's medium hand.