ben lent me his kindle & now i spend all my time downloading ebooks and feeling lush when it syncs & the new kindle books appear in the list it makes me so happy & i want to read all the books i downloaded instead of writing essays for school :/ also really want to go to amsterdam to see drake play in two weeks time but it is probably a bad idea but will i remember these final weeks slogging over my essays no not really will i remember seeing drake in amsterdam for eleven euros yes (will i regret not graduating bc i didn't finish my essays bc i went to a drake concert in amsterdam yes :( eve is like no don't go and i said why can't u .. enable me.. tell me it's a good idea........ evie........)
2nd march 2015 - note to self

nine weeks till essays are due on 27th april:
anth of china - 2,000 words
mandarin project essay - 1,500 words

dissertation - 10,000 words
berlin zoo essay - 4,000 words
global health justice - 3,500 words
international pol economy 1 - 2,000
international pol economy 2 - 2,000

total left: 21,500 ÷ (9x7) = 383 per day
words to write per week = 3000

stop thinking abt going to drake concert!!!
stuff that mom sent up to london in a giant bao bao

 

1) three boxes of pineapple tarts; two 'modern' (quote mom), the first from left 'traditionally-shaped' made by my aunt/mom's sister
2) 1kg of bakwa from lim chee guan for belated cny vibes
3) stacks of rice/green tea/ginseng korean face masks lol
4) kefentech heat plasters for my back pain
5) magiclean dry & wet wipes for the magiclean mop that previous tenant left behind, really love this mop it makes cleaning fun & convenient. didn't know i couldn't get these wipes in england until i ran out/tried to google sources
working list of things on the internet that i liked/found interesting/would recommend, for future reference, so i don't have to spend a long time looking for links, etc:

poems

baby, wait a lifetime before you love someone by amy key
http://www.foreveryyear.eu/2014/12/1763-co-amy-key.html

torch song by daphne gottlieb
http://exceptindreams.livejournal.com/323643.html

science fiction by chris killen
http://librariansoul.tumblr.com/post/19630846606/the-science-fiction-story-chris-killen

survival poem 17 by marty mcconnell
http://exceptindreams.livejournal.com/222626.html 

fiction

another life by paul lafarge
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/07/02/another-life-2 


articles

marriage as an abduction by elif batuman
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/marriage-abduction

joan didion's minimal packing list
http://www.vogue.com/866060/joan-didion-the-white-album-packing-list/

love in a cold climate by sadie stein
http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2014/12/25/love-in-a-cold-climate/ 

the new universal by chris kraus
http://www.sydneyreviewofbooks.com/new-universal/

on deciding what counts by mallory ortberg
http://the-toast.net/2014/10/06/deciding-counts-elizabeth-ellen-makes-victim/

the hairpin's 'ask baba yaga' column
http://thehairpin.com/tag/ask-baba-yaga/

李显龙于FT共进午餐
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056383

the murder that has obsessed italy
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/08/-sp-the-murder-that-has-obsessed-italy