Author: Guilliean

Filipina adjacent. (Bad) Feminist. INTJ-T. Mélomaniac. Pokémon Trainer. Raconteuse. Tsundoku. She/her. Hire me; link in bio!
Filoli Historic House & Garden

Filoli

I had the opportunity to visit the Filoli Historic House and Gardens in 2016. Filoli is a historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. It’s 30 miles south of the City (San Francisco), and built to resemble an English country…

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Culmination

I’m trying to recallHow it felt to haveA country home in your arms The scent of your cologneBlinds the fiber of my beingA party as the world ends The beat of your heartUnsweetened lemonadeOn the tongue of my skin I used to excite your moleculesFalse oxygen in your brainFired by the microwaves of touch Is…

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Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Atomic Blonde is a thrill ride. The movie takes place in the midst of the fall of the Berlin Wall, but the filmmakers embraced The Coldest City graphic novel source material full force. They played it close to its comic book roots rather than relying on true reality. I was six when it came down,…

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jason isaacs as lucius malfoy, david boreanaz as angel

Chaos Theory

Rating: PG-13.Category: Drama/Verbal Abuse.Summary: Lucius loathes the day he came face to face with Angel.Timeline: “Deleted scene” of episode 17.Disclaimer: Harry Potter and related characters belong to JK Rowling and related entities. Buffy and Angel belong to Joss Whedon and Co. Sarky poo belongs to Jabrams and company. Made-ups are mine and mine alone. Lucius…

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Flip the Script

It had to look real.Bruise had to be shaped just so.Lampshade swayed like Newton’s law.Equal but opposite.It was the only heavy object within reach.Timed carefully.The neighbors would hear.They would see his car in the driveway.The wound would be temporary, Band-Aid.This house; a prison,An expensive gilded cage.