asking for trouble

Recent Favourites #26

Here’s some things I’ve been enjoying lately including a shopping wish list, interesting links I’ve saved and what I’m currently watching/playing.

wish list

Wish List

  • Halloween! My favourite thing so far is this Sumikko Gurashi bat plush with a little dress up ghost inside!
  • Also completely obsessed with these (sadly sold-out) Rilakkuma keyrings.
  • Helen Bucher has a new sticker sheet celebrating one of the most fun parts of the new Zelda – Korok buddies.
  • I’d never have anywhere to wear them but I still really want these amazing Little Twin Stars shoes from the Halloween Irregular Choice x Sanrio collection.

Links I Loved


  • Playing: I beat Tears of the Kingdom! It was a cool final fight. Now I’m doing all 1000 Koroks because I’m ridiculous.
  • Reading: Just finished Rules of Civility by Amor Towles and now very excited to read Reach For The Stars by Michael Cragg, an oral history of 90s pop.
  • Watching: I got Disney+ back so Ahsoka so far and lots more to catch up on.
  • Making: Finished the cross stitch book review but i will probably keep adding to my sampler.


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