Neurotic Owl

flying through clouds of uncertainty on wings of existential dread

Monthly Archives: July, 2015

And then Pratchett again. Because I love Terry Pratchett, and I most especially love Susan Sto-Helit.

I love characters who dress in all black somewhat less, but for you, Susan?  Anything.  Even adding ‘rat skeletons’ to my Google search history, which is probably making for fascinating … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bertie Shakespeare Smith! And some fairies. And a cupcake.

So if you like YA even a tiny bit, or if you just like awesome books and don’t care about genre (yay!), you should read ‘Eyes Like Stars’, by Lisa … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Something old, something new. . .

Note to self – if you’re going to draw more white dresses with really faint detail, just go ahead and put a heavy line of colour around the edge before … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

In which I’m really not being that picky.

So while picking a quote for my Coraline illustration, I did a Google search for ‘Coraline quotes’ to see what resonated with other people, and I found something HORRIFYING. (Don’t open … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sorry. If you follow cartoons where every character is in some way my alter ego, you’re going to see me talk about myself way too much.

Ugh, me.  Gross. Yesterday I bitched about my hair, so today I shall celebrate it!  Because it’s all very well to say that we should love ourselves as we are, … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

SNOWCROTCH. It’s a band name and a horrible, horrible fate.

Have I mentioned my prematurely white hair?  It runs in the family; I started seeing them at 16, and 20 years later, I’ve got almost totally white bangs and temples … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

And now, a leetle story.

AKA how Nara spent her Saturday morning.  Goodbye, $2.50.  I hope you go to a good cause, but it’ll probably just be the laundromat owners.

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment