Vahid's blog

Thoughts. Feelings. Memories.

It's been some time since I last wrote here. It's a new year and a new world, filled with new possibilities. I don't know why I haven't written here though. Whenever I had some spare time on my hands I chose to do something else, not write.

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Old TV sitting idly on a small coffee table in the middle of an empty room.

Hello, readers! As Summer ends so does the time we spend outside in nothing but shorts and t-shirts. Soon we'll be wearing scarfs around our necks and hats on our heads. Also, as winter approaches days will get shorter and night will eventually reign supreme. This means more time to binge-watch your favorite shows and movies or discover new ones, something I'd like to help with.

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Browning leaves.

Alas, we've once more reached this season of death and decay. I was thinking the past days that I should keep doing these seasonal posts.

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Endless possibilities, illustrated by a bench.

There's something fucking liberating about summer as a season.

It may be the scorching sun or the raging storms, the crowded trains or the late nights out, the gusts of wind or the flourishing plant life. Maybe it's all of the above or maybe it's none of the things I just listed.

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Where did you go? It was oh so long ago... Now the world's all blue. In the night I think of you.

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The Florida Project, a shot from the movie.

Directed by Sean Baker, The Florida Project is a stunning film celebrating childhood, friendship and family while shedding some light on the disadvantaged part of the population in the United States.

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Scent.

In the sweet sunrise A scent of a woman I'd follow wherever This year on forever and ever.

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Cherry blossom.

Spring or Early Summer as I'd call it (due to the recent chaotic weather patterns appearing this side of the world) is here. A season of rebirth characterized by the blossoming of flowers, the return of little critters accompanied by various animals, warmer days, earlier sunrises and way more hipsters on the streets.

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Nasser-Ali playing his violin.

Chicken with Plums (originally Poulet aux prunes in French) is a brilliant motion-picture (released in 2012 on the big screen) born from the minds Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud illustrating the life of a violinist by the name of Nasser-Ali (played by Mathieu Amalric) as he tells the story of his life: the dreadful present intertwined with his bitter past and later his grim future.

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The new album by MGMT, Little Dark Age.

As far as their music goes, I can only say that I adore them. MGMT is back at it again with a new album, Little Dark Age.

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