A Year of Sottai

December 25, 2009

It’s been exactly a year since Sottai started.

I know, I can hardly believe it myself.

Thank you, everyone.

(Gifts and stuff will be posted over the next few days.)

Love Is There

December 13, 2009

I fell in love with a band today.

This is Fa’thu. She’s part of a band called Fa’thu and the Early Birds. They’re from the Maldives, and they are awesome.

Why? Because they sound like a bluesier, seaside inspired Norah Jones. Because the guitarist has the Radiohead bear scrawled on his guitar:


Because the harmonica player (yes, they have one) looks like this guy from Veronica Mars:

And they sound absolutely lovely. Here’s a youtube sample:

Weekend Adventures 9

December 1, 2009

This weekend, the location indicator on a friend’s phone said we were in a:

I went to the National Gallery of Modern Art, where I saw this:

Palika Bazaar was selling cutting-edge nano-storage technology:

And this was just too funny to pass up: