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i++ minimalist home bar

i++ team drinks @ the princess

i++ team drinks @ elbow beach

i++ sky high negroni: Seth Weinberg of Bourbon Steak Nashville loves a classic Italian Negroni, but “It requires some pre-planning; buy a few small screw-top vial bottles that can be found on Amazon.” Then, add equal parts (usually 1oz will do the trick) Campari, Gin, and Sweet Vermouth. We do note that drinking your own liquor on flights is not allowed, so proceed with caution

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burning

I have not been reading much murakami recently. In fact I have not been reading much

On the flight between HK and Toronto, I played and replayed burning. Replaying because I couldn’t resist this feeling that I had missed something important

Reading murakami can feel like waiting for the sun to set and this film evokes the same. “Gradually then suddenly”

Ben Sachs: “Yet in failing to bring the story to a satisfying conclusion, he manages to articulate the gnawing dissatisfaction that underlies much of Murakami’s writing”