Baking cookies

I want to thank my friend for sharing this recipie with me.You need flour,butter,suger,eggs,vanilla sugar.

Pour everything as much as you want but remember that butter is 300g needed.
We made these cute faces and signs and then cooked them in an oven at 198 C.They came to be dry but still delicious.

This is the process of making smily face xD.
That's how kawaii they looked.
My favorite picture.Here they all are finished and you can eat them right away.Yummy.Sorry if you were hungry and had to read this.But try making them yourself.Good luck.

The Shack


The Shack is the book that moved me and others,more than million people in the world.This is Missy project-share the feelings of this wonderful reading adventure with your family and friends.
It says,it cures souls,well,it cured mine.What about you?



why are we addicted to anime?It's an old question and we-otaku-have answered to it.
I watch anime and learn japanese at the same time.I know that I will be able to learn some phrases but it's a good start.
NowJapan is just a second such event in my city and whole country.I must say that I haven't been there in the first event but my friend has.It was held two days(this year even four!) and the first day was cosplay.I believe that hundreds of cosplayers came there from all the Lithuania.It's sad,that I missed it.Ok,and the second day was workshops and so on.The main event probably was getting a free anime hairstyle.

As I said,this year the event takes 4 days.From august 19 to 22(thursday-sunday).Thursday and Friday is opening and all about Japan and it's culture.Saturday-workshops,giftshops,anime,manga...And on Sunday-cosplay.
I'm not sure yet when I'll go,but I can promise to look around,take pictures and then write here.

See you after NowJapan2010.Vilnius.Lithuania.


The beauty of my country side and Birstonas.part 1

Here I have some photos I want to share with you.
I have posted one photo in winter coat and now it's time for summer updates.
 ''It's funny, how picture can take a moment, and save it for all eternity.''

What a shame we haven't got sakuras, but we do have our cherries and plums and apple treas.

What was new in this spring of mine

First of all, I was dreaming sick last summer of buying many different flowers and all kinds of herbals.I was reading a lot of info and so far I've got a list of plants, I would like to have.
And then spring came.It's the best time for growing something new and I finally did it.
This year became some kind of Orchid mania.I've got two of them for birthday and and another one I've bought myself.
Blue is such a color, that finding it in the nature is almost a miracle.It's alright if it's a flower.Like mines.She was blooming so long that I even thought she could be not real, but then she stopped for a while and now she has blossoms again.She probably likes my home.
I've made an interesting pic with her above.

Flowers, herbals, all plants gives some color and spice for us.Herbal tea is my favourite thing in the winter and what could be better than a blooming flower in your room, when it's white and cold outside?
Well, my future carrier will be close to flowers and other plants so it's natural for me to have more and more and all kinds of them.
And I have a big wish- I want to make a Jpanese style garden at my home in village.I have tea-house-looking-house :D and I have space.Now I'm searching for info and planning.Wish me luck.


A little bit about japanese music

Kanon Wakeshima-I just found her recently, but a song Still doll and it's video was amazing.She is a wunderkind in Japan(I'm not shure, but this is my opinion).
She is a singer and cellist.
And she only reliesed two singles: * "Still Doll" (2008)
* "Suna no Oshiro" (砂のお城?) (2008)


This time I want to talk about music I listen.Maybe the same, as you too.First of all, western music.Like Tasmin Archer- a singer, from Bradford, Yorkshire.Her first album, Great Expectations, spawned the smash hit "Sleeping Satellite" reached number one in the United Kingom. "Sleeping Satellite" is a tragic love song which uses cosmic metaphors.This is what I found.That song is really beautiful, and I think all off you should listen to it.Junior Caldera has made the same song in their way.I have them both and when I listen, I can compare.The origin of Tasmin Archer is slower and so romantic, but Junior Caldera's fast, but still a good voice.I like to listen to such good music like Tasmin A.
Another group of good music is deffinately This mortal coil:"This Mortal Coil was a dream pop supergroup led by Ivo Watts-Russell, founder of the British record label 4AD. Although Watts-Russell and John Fryer were technically the only two official members, the band's recorded output featured a large rotating cast of supporting artists, many who were signed to, or otherwise associated with, 4AD. About half of the songs released were cover songs, often of 1960s and 1970s psychedelic and folk acts, which displayed those two genres' place in the history and formation of dream pop. On each of the band's three LPs, at least one song would also be a cover of a 4AD artist, and most of the original songs were instrumentals."
It's just a bit info of it.But one song of this band really affected me.It is Song to the siren.I heard it for the first time in the movie The lovely bones.It was so beutiful, that I could cry.Even after few months that song still gives me the chill.
Ok, another fine band is Dead can dance.I wonder why souch good bands are left in history way back?Now they don't exist anymore, but their music is still alive.
Cocteu twins,Dead can dance, Ace of bace-they all are from lost age.
I hope someday you will listen to them and remember how they were.I just want to share some lyrics of good songs.

Cocteau Twins - Alice Lyrics

When I lost him ache
Shudder shock of pale
My, my true love
Nicolo(whatever his last name was, sounds like eperdu?)these days are
smoking days
Though he won't see
(Deceived me)You deceive me
(With you)Erase it I will not
(to stay)Touching a helix(didn't she know alex?)
(I I will plead)Blotting an excuse you
(alice, alice, alice, alice, alice)
would share,
(alice, alice, alice, alice, alice)
who shall
(alice, alice, alice, alice, alice)
(alice, alice, alice, alice, alice)

When I lost him ache
Shudder shock of pale
My, my true love
Nicolo(?) This mess I smoke away
And he won't see
(pushing me)Oops she fell
(with you)Racin her bike
(so you)touching her lies
(not me)


I blame you for the moonlit sky
And the dream that died
With the eagles flight
I blame you for the moonlit nights
When I wonder why
Are the seas still dry
Don't blame this sleeping satellite

Did we fly to the moon too soon
Did we squander the chance
In the rush of the race
The reason we chase is lost in romance
And still we try
To justify the waste
For a taste of man's greatest adventure

I blame you for the moonlit sky
And the dream that died
With the eagles flight
I blame you for the moonlit nights
When I wonder why
Are the seas still dry
Don't blame this sleeping satellite

Have we lost what it takes to advance
Have we peaked too soon
If the world is so great
Then why does it scream under a blue moon
We wonder why
If the earth's sacrificed
For the price of its greatest treasure

I blame you for the moonlit sky
And the dream that died
With the eagles flight
I blame you for the moonlit nights
When I wonder why
Are the seas still dry
Don't blame this sleeping satellite

And when we shoot for the stars
What a giant step
Have we got what it takes
To carry the weight of this concept
Or pass it by
Like a shot in the dark
Miss the mark with a sense of adventure

Don't blame this sleeping satellite

I blame you for the moonlit sky
And the dream that died
With the eagles flight
I blame you for the moonlit nights
When I wonder why
Are the seas still dry
Don't blame this sleeping satellite

Don't blame this sleeping satellite

This Mortal Coil - Song To The Siren

On the floating, shapeless oceans
I did all my best to smile
til your singing eyes and fingers
drew me loving into your eyes.

And you sang "Sail to me, sail to me;
Let me enfold you."

Here I am, here I am waiting to hold you.
Did I dream you dreamed about me?
Were you here when I was full sail?

Now my foolish boat is leaning, broken love lost on your rocks.
For you sang, "Touch me not, touch me not, come back tomorrow."
Oh my heart, oh my heart shies from the sorrow.
I'm as puzzled as a newborn child.
I'm as riddled as the tide.
Should I stand amid the breakers?
Or shall I lie with death my bride?

Hear me sing: "Swim to me, swim to me, let me enfold you."
"Here I am. Here I am, waiting to hold you."


This is just one photo from this winter.Just looking to this photo makes me happy.i l ike winter, when it's this pretty.It was just a first morning after snow, not very cold, but there was some wind.and the view-fantastic!That river, you can see, is our Nemunas.Biggest river in our country.Lithuania.I am standing higher than all those trees, i call it the egde of the world.

Now there is another good photo from the same day
That tree looks so lonely, doesn't he?
Do you like winter?Or photography?Tell me about that, maybe we find what to chat about.


saying "hi"

Hi to all, this is my first blog here and i wish i write something interesting, what you will enjoy reeding.anyway, please help ^^
i am from Lithuania, my name is Almantė, but call me Almantina, or if you a japanese-Aruma
well, this is all, i need to think what to write :D