https://youtu.be/n8HPtslZubw This sountrack is from the visual novel game Narcissu! (Yes, it doesn’t end with an S. 😆) This is one of my favourite soundtracks to listen to when I’m writing a quiet scene in a novel, often one of self-reflection; it’s such a simple piece, yet beautiful and touching. 🙂 With a title…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Game Soundtrack for a Quiet Reflection
https://youtu.be/bNzYIEY-CcM “This is the eternal kingdom of Zeal, where dreams can come true. But at what price?” Composed by Yasunori Mitsuda, Chrono Trigger has some of the best soundtracks that’s still in my heart even after 20 years, especially this one! Called “Corridors of Time”, this is the soundtrack that plays in an ethereal magic…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: A Game Soundtrack Eternally in My Heart
https://youtu.be/VVOFibwVMw0 I love video game soundtracks, those that tell a story without words, and this is the main reason for my love. ❤ The quiet guitar, about to tell a story of a world with two moons. The whistling of a wanderer alone in the world, the sadness as he leaves the grave. Another guitar…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: The Game Opening that Made Me Fall in Love with Soundtracks
Wow, what uncanny timing! A round the same day I wrote about The Blue Sky Tag and nominated Talasi Guerra @ Braver Than Before, she nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award! Thanks very much, Talasi, it’s really lovely! ❤️ Like the Blue Sky Tag, the One Lovely Blog Award is a blogger-nomination award…… Continue reading One Lovely Blog Award!
Whee, I’ve been nominated by Ipuna Black for The Blue Sky Tag! Thanks, Ipuna! ❤️ A quick explanation; The Blue Sky Tag is where the participating blogger does the following in a blog post: Thank the person who tagged you Answer their 11 questions Tag 11 people Give them 11 questions to answer Simple, eh?…… Continue reading The Blue Sky Tag!
Hands: [Furiously typing] Mind: “YEAH I’M GONNA FINISH THIS THING IN ONE SHOT—” [*DISTRACTION!*] Silence. Stillness. … Mind: “…now what was I doing again?” If that happens to you often, congratulations, you have Easily Distracted Syndrome, a.k.a. “Squirrel!” Syndrome! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSUXXzN26zg This is from the animated movie Up; I love that movie. 🙂 Generally I can…… Continue reading Do You Have “Squirrel!” Syndrome?
It’s really hard to believe, but it’s been over 20 years since I first started learning to play on my late grandmother’s piano! I’m not a professional pianist, but I still play on it every other day and have it tuned every 6 months, so when I got married a couple of years ago and…… Continue reading The Piano, My Heart and Me