I really enjoy working from home most of the week now and being near to where I live every day. #mbnov Microblogvember Day 4: Near.

Manhattan and election coverage.

Martini glass with television in background.

For #Noirvember tonight I’m watching Bong Joon-ho’s newly restored 2003 ‎MEMORIES OF MURDER again. 🎥

I am hoping my American friends will astonish me and choose hope over fear today. #mbnov Microblogvember Day 3: Astonish.

Watching ‎another film for #Noirvember with BLIND ALLEY from 1939 directed by Charles Vidor. 🍿

My third noir of #Noirvember is ‎the 1946 film THE CHASE directed by Arthur Ripley on The Criterion Channel. 🍿

Finding it a bit challenging to concentrate today as I’m picking up a new car this afternoon which is quite exciting. #mbnov Microblogvember Day 2: Concentrate.

Kicking off #Noirvember by watching ‎Humphrey Bogart in the 1945 film CONFLICT directed by Curtis Bernhardt. 🍿

As the weather starts to become dreary on this Sunday afternoon I’m baking bread and making some white bean and carrot pot pies. 🍞🥧#mbnov Microblogvember Day 1: Dreary

Sunday sourdough.

Sourdough loaf cooling on metal rack.

Best new-to-me for October 2020: UNDINE, WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE 3, DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD, THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION, UPPERCASE PRINT, INTO OUR OWN HANDS, 575 CASTRO STREET, KAJILLIONAIRE, POINT AND LINE TO PLANE, LAST AND FIRST MEN, KHAMSIN, ATLANTIS.

One of the kids who came to the door saw the orange and green light patterns inside as she took candy on the table outside and said, “whoa, are you having a party?” and then said, “we just have a green light outside. Just green.”

Cleo the cat guarding the Halloween treats.

Cat looking toward camera.Cat on table with candy.

A great lineup of films coming to The Criterion Channel for November including Claire Denis’ brilliant BEAU TRAVAIL (and other hard-to-find films from her), Steven Soderbergh’s KING OF THE HILL, and Ashley McKenzie’s brilliant WEREWOLF. 🎥

Watching ‎the Italian film MARTIN EDEN directed by Pietro Marcello in Carbon Arc’s virtual cinema. 🎥

Watching the Ukrainian film ‎ATLANTIS directed by Valentyn Vasyanovych as part of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma online. 🎥 #FNC2020

Eggs for putting in a shakshuka.

Brown eggs.

Taking advantage of the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma’s discounted packages by renting the award winning features. Yesterday I watched JUDY VERSUS CAPITALISM and LAST AND FIRST MEN and tonight I’m watching KHAMSIN. 🎥 #FNC2020

Just finished a lovely cool 21 km bike ride which just put me over 1000 km of biking for the year so far. 🚲

Watching ‎Sofia Coppola’s ON THE ROCKS on AppleTV+. 🍿

Street at night.

Street at night.

Close to a leaf.

Orange maple leaf.

Rocks at Cape Split.

Rocks in ocean.

Watching ‎Miranda July’s 2020 film KAJILLIONAIRE. 🎥

Leaf on car hood.

Yellow leaf on blue car hood.