Makin’ Magic Apothecary Todd Cart WIP

So I’ve always intended to re-make the Apothecary Todd Cart for the Sun&Moon Apothecary Set as a bonus item. Whelp, I couldn’t resist keeping it in the closet until then with GOS doing a Makin’ Magic revival theme so I’m finishing it up and will be posting it there for everyone to get before the rest of the set. It’ll be included as a Bonus Item when the rest of the set is done however as well.

Like dragon wagon, it’s going to be broken up into 4 parts: The Main Cart With Fancy Detail, the shutters and stairs as an open/close pair, the hanging shelf as a functional magazine rack or bookcase, and I’ll also be making an open/close awning to “close up the cart” at night.

A little bit of artistic interpretation to account for 3D but I think I did it well, you don’t get to see that yet because surprises are fun! The cart also as a full on interior space that will be large enough for sims to stand inside of.


I was not going to be directing at all and just really take a sabbatical. Right as we were going to Cannes with Behind the Candelabra, which was in my mind going to be the official start of my enforced vacation, I got the script for The Knick. So I went from not doing anything and exploring my future as a painter to starting to shoot a ten-hour television show in four months.  The Knick scared me. We had to shoot 600 pages in 73 days. I’ve worked on some films with pretty aggressive schedules. This was on another order of magnitude, and I was terrified. This was something that was keeping me up at nights, wondering if this was really too big a reach. About a week in, I realized that there was a rhythm that was actually really exhilarating to be had and we were going to make it. I was sitting there on set, realizing that this is the job that I should be doing. This is my job. I should be directing stuff. Nobody’s waiting around for my paintings.

Hello Dears,

Just to update you all that my posting may become sporadic in the next few months, as I’ll be visiting Japanese relatives in Tokyo whilst doing my PhD. 

It’s a hairy year, this one, but I assure you that I’m still kicking around. Just busy.

I hope you’re all doing well, and you have my very best wishes for the second half of 2017.

Lots of love,


Wonderful World - SilentNorth - Haikyuu!! [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 1/?
Fandom: Haikyuu!!, The Last of Us
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence, Major Character Death
Relationships: Akaashi Keiji/Bokuto Koutarou
Characters: Akaashi Keiji, Bokuto Koutarou, Iwaizumi Hajime, Oikawa Tooru, basically everyone
Additional Tags: The Last of Us AU, Alternate Universe, Zombie Apocalypse, Explicit Language, some gore, Angst, Zombies, Minor Character Deaths, Violence, Hurt/Comfort, Minor Iwaizumi Hajime/Oikawa Tooru, Sequel

There’s some things you just have to live with. The outbreak. Infected. Decisions. Death. Akaashi can’t say he’s great at it, but at least he’s alive. Maybe there’s a way to make those things easier to live with, even though his own lies continue to haunt him. Instead, he pours every ounce of his strength into making each day better.

If he squeezes his eyes closed tight enough, maybe he can fool himself.


Good morning*!

This is a video of Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry where he talks about his highly fascinating new Album. It’s called “Music For Heart And Breath” and the title is meant literally. He invited some musicians (like: Kronos-Quartett, Adam und Bryce Dessner (The National), Nico Muhly, yMusic) and they would have to put on stethoscope while playing. The rhythm and tempo was given by their own body and -if you want- feelings. So, the recording is a snapshot and every single take, every single live performance is fully unique but not like improvisation unique. Parry would compose the tracks beforehand - during the first big tour of Arcade Fire as he explains in the video. I haven’t heard the full album yet but the idea and little pieces you hear during the video are already insanely beautiful. 

Happy Friday the 13th,


*And what a morning! I got so overly excited about this, I can’t even think straight anymore - not too sure when this happened the last time with something I haven’t been a huge fan of before. 

belated note: This is of course another great musician from Canada!


Time for a Tall Tuesday! Did you know I love phones? I can be sleeping sound as can be, and as soon as the phone rings, BAM! I am up and stretching my neck towards you as tall as I can go and giving you my most intense tortie stare while you are on the phone!

These photos are from back in May, but I started doing my excited phone stare again yesterday! I also ran around in my enclosure and climbed so hard that I kept flipping over! (Don’t worry, I was rescued immediately every time, and we fixed it to make it harder for me to flip over.) I also threw a fit in both of my baths today, just like my normal bath-hating self. Best of all, I ate some chicory after my morning bath! Mommy is thrilled at how much progress I am making!