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Sunday, 2 August 2009

He catches raindrops from his window they remind him how we fall

Seem to have gotten a few new followers recently. Salut.

I went shopping with Mother today, got some rather nice stuff for my holiday, an oversized, slightly sheer t-shirt dress thing from H&M (though it is the most wonderful AA copy) and another pair of fake wayfarers to add to my collection. Also bought this dress which is for a wedding, but I'm pretty sure i'm going to be wearing it a lot after that, especially come winter with tights (did I mention how excited about winter I am?). Anyways here it is...

Anyways, back to 'the holiday'. Am off to Portugal (and possibly Spain also) on Saturday! Really need to update the iPod though, any suggestions of what I should put on there? Also am going to the library tomorrow, have decided to have a look for Franny and Zooey and Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (thanks Kait!) but if you have any more recommendations that'd be great, I tend to read a lot on holiday (:

Finally I feel like posting something really random, but weheartit is failing me tonight, so here's a quote from Chuck Palahnuik...

"Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It's all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait. Everything is a diary."


  1. i love that quote! it definitely makes me reconsider a lot of little things i do.

  2. Such a cute dress! :)

  3. aaaaaaah the dress (l)
    and thank you for the award!

  4. love this post - shooping with mother is always lovely (mine, not yours - not saying your mum isn't great - oh you know what i mean!)

    For a new book, I recommend Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I honestly read that book and cried/fell in love/laughed... it's won a few awards too i think!

    Have you read A Clockwork Orange? I'm trying to read it, but I just can't get into it :(

  5. That was a great dress. Have a great day on your holiday. Have fun! =D

    A Writers Den
    The Brown Mestizo

  6. What a pretty dress!

    I would put a lot of songs by the Kinks and the Kings of Leon on my ipod, if I were you, unless you already have them on there. Have a good trip!

  7. I am in complete and utter love with the quote you posted.

  8. The dress is so pretty. And I love that last quote!

  9. That dress is quite lovely. I am admiring the simple, clean cut and the bold pattern.

    No problem on the book suggestions : ) I have many more! Currently I just finished The Visibles by Sara Shepard which was superb.

    iPod travel music:
    Matt and Kim
    Kate Nash
    Andrew Bird
    Death Cab for Cutie
    Kaki King
    Passion Pit

    Totally jealous you are going to Portugal! I love traveling and I haven't for a while. I need to get out and have some new adventures. Make sure you document the wonderful time I know you will be having!

    Love the quote. Every part of is going out into the world is an imprint of our identity.

  10. Super cute dress, i'm sure it looks lovely on you :)

  11. curling up with a good book and five layers in the dead of winter sounds wonderful at the moment.

  12. That dress will look amazing with tights!

  13. That dress is cute! Your sheerish H&M AA knock-off sounds really stylish too.
    P.S. The flower in my hair was just something random from a craft store--it could be a poppy, but I don't think it is any distinctive flower...

  14. oh, your blog is so lovely too :) i loved that quote, i'm going to write it down. are you coming to portugal? where more exactly? :D i live in lisbon, it's a very beautiful city <3

  15. That dress is so pretty! I love it. And I love your blog! Would you care to exchange links?

  16. I love white lies, Anyone seeing them in Nottingham ?


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