Yet another heatwave, Britney in Brighton, and WTF GRIMES: Things of the week
If this week was an emoji...
...it'd be the thumbs up, crossed with what looks like the bubonic plague.
As in, “I’m sweating out of every orifice and disfigured by pus-filled insect bites, but I whined so much during February’s snow that I have no choice but to Brave This Out! Summer’s the BEST! Never end, stultifying heat!!!"
Non-FOMO of the week
As much as I love Britney - and as my Last.fm can attest, I fucking LOVE Britney - there was no way in hell I was ever joining Saturday’s 57,000-strong Brighton-bound throng of fellow homosexualists.
I had a perfectly pleasant night in instead, thank you for asking. Think the Slumber Party video, minus Tinashe and most of the dry ice.
Afterwards, my less hermit-prone friend WhatsApp'd: “I think you’d have enjoyed it. Other than the crowds. And queues. And gays.”
Non-sarcastic use for that Phoebe-out-of-Friends GIF of the week
Granted I’ve spent most of the year glowering on my sofa, complaining about the weather, but GRIMES AND ELON MUSK?
GUYS. For news like this you really need to get me out the house.
'SAME' of the week
The watermelon in my fridge *sighs, melodramatically*.
Started with such seasonal promise; ended in an overheated, unpalatable, off-colour mush. Some of us are only made for temperatures up to 25ºC.
AND NO, BOYFRIEND, I WILL NOT STOP BUYING WHOLE WATERMELONS.
Quote of the week
This week I was mostly...
Cloud Atlas (again)
It’s been my go to summer read since 2005, for reasons I can’t quite put my finger on. Androids?
Spyro the Dragon
I’ll confess that the sun may have done something to my brain, and the 1998 PS1 platformer is about all I can handle at the moment.
All Saints, 'After All'
New album Testament is pretty good, but their belated reunion with William Orbit is on a different level entirely.