Obligatory Social Distancing Post

Turns out, you guys, I am not an introvert. “No shit”, said absolutely everyone who heard me say this over the last two weeks. I’m on day 19 (I had to check, I’m losing track) of being off work indefinitely, only going outside for a walk around the block or to the store . ToContinue reading “Obligatory Social Distancing Post”

Running 5K, one goal at a time

Almost 4 months ago, I jumped on here to lament how much I dislike running. A bold statement from someone who was…BARELY actually running anywhere. Every day I would leave the house with the intention of running/jogging/walking 5 kilometres, and I’d be lucky if I made it to 3 before deciding that it was “goodContinue reading “Running 5K, one goal at a time”

Adventures in Cosplay – Rey’s Battle Outfit

This is it folks. The big one. The reason I wanted to learn to sew in the first place. Ok no, seriously. As the title of this post suggests, this is about my attempts at building Rey’s Battle Outfit: My original intention was to have this done in time for Halloween 2019 (!), but IContinue reading “Adventures in Cosplay – Rey’s Battle Outfit”

Writing About Writing

Whenever I would read a book by a writer I admire (think Bossypants by Tina Fey, or either of the books by Mindy Kaling) my number one frustration was that they talk about their pre-success struggles, and then suddenly their staffed-as-a-writer successes, with very little look at the in-between of it all. “Why??”, younger-Arezou wouldContinue reading “Writing About Writing”

Adventures in Cosplay – The Jedi Tunic

Happy New Year, Nerds! How were your holidays? Did you all see Rise of Skywalker? I did! And that’s all I’ll say on that because while I may be new to blogging I am not new to the internet… Anyway! When I last left off, I had finished assembling two Republic-era Jedi Robes. One thingContinue reading “Adventures in Cosplay – The Jedi Tunic”

Adventures in Cosplay – the Jedi Robe

November 6, 2019. Halloween is over. We are now 6 weeks and 1 day from the Thursday night preview of The Rise of Skywalker. That night my brother and I intend on arriving in grand Republic-era style, and all I have to show for it is 12 meters of brown wool and a possibly dangerousContinue reading “Adventures in Cosplay – the Jedi Robe”

Learning to Sew – May the Force be with me

Whenever I go to a convention, or some kind of fan event, or even when I see people posting about them on social media, I always admire the cosplay. My approach to cosplay as usually been a little more “free-form”, rather than screen-accurate. Take, for example my “Hogwarts Student”, which I love wearing whenever IContinue reading “Learning to Sew – May the Force be with me”