Received my second vaccination today (Moderna after AstraZeneca) and a few hours later my arm feels like someone punched me where the shot was.

Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

Watching ‎Delphine Seyrig’s 1981 film BE PRETTY AND SHUT UP! on MUBI. 🎥

Just baked a loaf of bread and it smells pretty good.

Currently reading: Antkind by Charlie Kaufman 📚

Finished reading: Agency by William Gibson 📚

Kicking off HIFF (Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival) 2021 at home by watching ‎THE CLOUD IN HER ROOM directed by Zheng Lu Xinyuan. 🎥 #HIFF2021

Butterfly

Butterfly on leaf

Making some strawberry jam in the bread machine with strawberries my sister and her family picked earlier today. 🍓

Currently reading: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green 📚

Breakfast pizza with eggs, cheese, onions, garlic, tzatziki, and tomato sauce.

Breakfast pizza cooling on metal rack.

Celebrating Chantal Akerman’s birthday by watching ‎her 1986 film LETTERS HOME for the first time on MUBI. 🎥

Watching Zeinabu irene Davis’ 1999 film ‎Compensation on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Watching ‎the 1936 film MY MAN GODFREY directed by Gregory La Cava on The Criterion Channel. 🎥

Cheese pizza cooling.

Cheese pizza on metal rack.

Favourite new-to-me films for May 2021:

DOWN WITH LOVE, REMEMBER THE NIGHT, THE PALM BEACH STORY, THE HUMAN VOICE, THE FLORESTINE COLLECTION, FOUR ROADS, RIDERS OF JUSTICE.

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Chickpea Shakshuka fresh from the oven.

Pan with Shakshuka on stove.

Watching the 2013 colourful and strange comedy ‎I’M SO EXCITED! directed by Pedro Almodóvar on MUBI. 🎥

Watching ‎Anders Thomas Jensen’s 2020 film RIDERS OF JUSTICE in iTunes. 🎥

Watching ‎Tom Tykwer’s 1998 film RUN LOLA RUN again. 🎥

Listening to Matt Berry’s psychedelic album “The Blue Elephant” while I cook supper and really enjoying it. 🎵

Starting to watch the music documentary series 1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING on Apple TV+.

Watching ‎Grant Gee’s brilliant 2007 music documentary JOY DIVISION again. 🎥

Watching ‎Mike Leigh’s gorgeous 2014 film MR. TURNER on MUBI. 🎥

Watching ‎the 2021 documentary STREET GANG: HOW WE GOT TO SESAME STREET directed by Marilyn Agrelo in the TIFF Digital Lightbox. 🎥