Today I saw a falling star

Good night Arthur C. Clarke. May your eternal dreams be filled with stars and may your legacy be preserved to inspire wonder in future generations.

The Circus March

I fell asleep and woke from dreams to the sound of Christoph cooking dinner and humming the circus song...and I wondered exactly who wrote that creepy song in the first place.

Wikipedia is my friend.

The song is called Entrance of the Gladiators, and it was written by a Czech composer as a military march.

Imagine falling backwards in time to a vision of Czech soldiers marching to battle with that song as their soundtrack. And people wonder why circuses are sinister...

Six Word Memoir

I was tagged by Princess Haiku to write a six word memoir, and so I have...

Into the labyrinth
Always quietly dreaming...

I'm not going to tag anyone specifically, but if you want to participate, the rules are here:

1. Write your own six word memoir.
2. Post it on your blog and include a visual illustration if you’d like.
3. Link to the person that tagged you in your post.
4. Tag more blogs with links.
5. Enjoy

Zoe Keating

Zoe Keating is my current musical obsession, and I just wanted to share.

There's actually a better version of this particular video available via itunes under the Pop!Tech podcast, and you can link to it directly from