Chinese-American-Canadian economics nerd, haphazard writer, and Mozart fangirl who puts the 'u' in 'colour'. Quite literally.
General loves: classical music, piano, economics, Roger Federer, Europe, wanderlust, trains, the University of Oxford, verbosity, coffee/tea, Moleskines, bunny rabbits, pencil skirts, whimsical turns of phrase, and the occasional expression of sentiment.
This is a collection of miscellany that catches her eye, ear, or any other sense, really, long enough for her to consider it worth jotting down. Her proper blog can be found at the story of m.
Stuff I like (all)
- “In practice an engineer, in performance a pilot.”— Stephen Hough, in International Piano magazine (Nov/Dec 2013)
- “These men and women have reached the pinnacle of success in classical musicianship. Decades of drive, discipline, and determination have honed their...”
A super duper easy way to figure out if you have really and truly become a pretentious asshole is to have the phrase “show pond” said around you a...