A brand new tripod!
If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know I love a good old fashioned costume party on Halloween.
If you're new, here are a few back links to Halloween posts.
1) My life is a prime time drama.
2) Halloween + Diwali = Hallowali.
This time it was Halloween meets housewarming, so ta-dah, Hallowarming! And of course, I need a tripod for all the costuming. Especially mine. Behold:
I just bought the dress, my first online clothes purchase from KoolKart, which I'm quite impressed with. I mean, it's a bit rummage-y, some stuff looks quite shiny and cheap, but if you scroll enough you can find nice things. The beret is the result of a trip to Paris when I was 19, and no, I did not wear it ironically when I returned. The make up was thanks to this online DIY tutorial.
Among other costumes I loved was Daenarys aka Khaleesi aka Mother of Dragons. Actually, that was just my favourite.
We also had a Sai Baba, a Manmohan Singh, a cowboy and an Afghan.
This morning, I spent a lovely day editing all the pictures in Pixlromatic, which now comes in a Chrome App and I recommend it highly, especially if you love the retro effect in your photos. A new trick I learnt today, run two filters one on top of another for even funner effects. Behold, part 2:
It was a lovely evening, the first party I've had in this house, and if you can believe it, the first proper party I've had all year. First I was book writing, then it was too hot, then I was super busy. And now social calenders fill up, so it's unlikely there'll be a free weekend again in a while, so it's good that I got in when I did. Also, my whole building is out of town for Eid, so no one complained about the drinking or the noise. Yay for timing!
Also, Honeybee Brandy proved to be a more popular drink than Old Monk OR red wine. Who knew?