Still living and having fun in lovely Berlin, our sixth year ongoing. Work-wise, being in the right place at the right time in samedi. Daughter 👧🏼 turns 5 this year (when did that happen? 🤯) and son 👶🏼 popped out in February. Crazy time 😅
I’ve been meaning to read Earthsea for years now. I always had it in the back of my head that there is this series of books that I should reach out to and spend time with. I found really great edition that has all 5 books + 1 more with the short stories. I’m three books in already and am looking forward to the three upcoming. I really like Le Guin’s style of writing, although in some places it seems a bit too brief. It might be the translation but, my feeling is that those stories could have been even more epic. They are still great though 😉
Not much gaming happening recently due to the newborn. That said, I finally got my hands on Warcraft III: Reforged and… I’m loving it! I played I don’t know how many hours in Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne and now being able to make use of the full HD resolution and modern day graphics card is wonderful ❤️
After awesome Witcher Season 1, I couldn’t find anything equally good that could stick. Until I remembered that Season 4 of The Expanse is available on Prime! After good and critically acclaimed run of three seasons on Syfy (after which they cancelled it 🤷🏻♂️), Amazon picked it up for season four — which is as good as this whole series ever was. While I still haven’t finished it, I’m already looking forward to Season 5, continued on Prime and renewed in July 2019. Highly recommended!
I hinted back last month that The Beatles Lost Album was gaining traction on my playlist and this trend stayed this way. Additionally there was quite a bit from The Beach Boys Pet Sounds. From the new additions department, Ghibli (Joe Hisaishi) soundtracks took over with Spirited Away and The Wind Rises leading the charge — I feel that this is a new trend that will stick for next month or so. Other than that, soundtrack to John Wick (especially Chapter 3) is a great background listen when I need to focus. More…