Often I am asked about my favourite things. Art, mostly, but also other things.

I thought it prudent to make a few lists.

(If you enjoy my taste, do also have a look at my annual love lists.)


in general

chai tea / poetry & the people who enjoy it / lp records / mountains, rain, forests, sky, wildflowers, oceans, fog, dusk & dawn, all universe-creatures wild & soft-skinned & endless / arthouse films / the syntax of the body / city streets / open roads / a very large stack of books / taking the long way home / paper ephemera / astrology / polaroid photographs / feminism / well-kept secrets / love letters / cobblestones / music, music, always music / raspberries / oxford commas / the anatomy of healing



literature

richard siken / sylvia plath / sarah kay / ocean vuong / caitlyn siehl / e.e. cummings / natalie wee / christina im / rona wang / patrick ness / libba bray / jeannette walls / alvin pang / cyril wong / gillian flynn / danez smith / darshana suresh / mary oliver / dalton day / paul éluard / chen chen / lydia havens / wendy xu / mary szybist / kaveh akbar / clare vernon / reyna n.a. / george orwell


film

 

sofia coppola / wes anderson / hayao miyazaki / alfred hitchcock / stanley kubrick / john hughes / sidney lumet / david fincher / patty jenkins / allan barillaro / tom mccarthy / michael gracey


music

the paper kites / bon iver / the woodlands / mountains of the moon / êmia / dorothy chan / aurora / lorde / alt-j / walk the moon / halsey / taylor swift / st. vincent / james bay / death cab for cutie / the 1975 / dodie / sleeping at last / made in heights / dresses / the lumineers / harry styles / ben howard / vance joy / george ezra / vampire weekend / fleet foxes / cigarettes after sex / troye sivan / bleachers / the chainsmokers / ingrid michaelson