Wednesday, March 25, 2009

the future hangs over our heads.

photo source: unknown (my apologies)

i've been tagged by the lovely

what are you wearing right now?
a flannel and destroyed denim shorts.

what is the last thing you read/currently reading?
i'm currently reading, the purpose driven life.

do you nap alot?
i honestly don't have the time to do so, but i would very much enjoy it if i could.

who was the last person you hugged?
a numerous amount of friends that i spent my time with last night.

which item from your closet are you wearing most lately?
i've been wearing men's button ups.

what's for dinner?
tonight? vegetarian pizza. someone very kind brought it over.

what was the last thing you bought?
a pair of , see by chloe heeled sandals. i can't wait for them to arrive at my front door!

what are you listening to right now?
as of recent, bright eyes and the shaky hands.

if you could have any super power, what would it be?
the ability to travel through time. that would be too neat.

what is your favourite weather. why?
i really enjoy spring and autumn. i don't like the extreme weather that summer and winter have to offer.

what time do you usually get up?
hm, i have been waking up fairly early. between 7 and 8, depending on what i have to do.

what is your most challenging goal right now?
probably getting the proper amount of sleep.

say something to the person who tagged you..
i always enjoy viewing your blog, dear. and i really like your new header photo!

if you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished, anywhere in the world, where would it be?
this is all too hard...i would say either a beautiful home in the tuscan region of italy or a chateu in paris.

favourite vacation spot?

what is your favourite item of clothing?
that i own? a linen over-sized button up shirt that i bought in cinque-terra, italy.
that i am coveting? any piece from etro.

name one thing you cannot live without..

what time is bedtime?
normally, it would be around 2am, but i've been trying to get to bed before midnight.

if you could wake up anywhere tomorrow morning, where would it be?
at the beach on a bed with beautiful mosquito netting, next to someone special.

i am tagging: and

Sunday, March 22, 2009

let's pretend that we can still pretend.

photo source: unknown

"however beautiful the strategy, you should occassionally look at the results." -winston churchill

have a dreamy sunday....

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

at a loss for moss.

kate moss being one of my favourite models and ryan mcginley being one of my favourite photographers, it's no wonder that i find these photos to be just near perfection. they're all so dreamy, yet entirely natural. this most definitely has to be one of of my favourite. i really can't explain it in words, but i do believe that the photos speak for themselves.

and if you enjoy this little number by ryan mcginley, i highly suggest that you stop by his website (shown below the photos) ; and listen to sigur ros,'gobbledigook while you view. i posted the video awhile back, and the whole cinematography screams ryan mcginley, i absolutely love it. he does much nude photography, but it is all incredibly tasteful. i'm not sure what my fascination is with nude photography, but i feel that if it is tastefully shot then it could be wonderfully beautiful.

kate moss, photography by: ryan mcginley
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Friday, March 13, 2009

i can see a lot of life in you.

asia argento, photography by: stacey mark

i've just discovered a little piece that i wrote almost three years ago. it was towards the end of the summer after i graduated from highschool that i started to find myself and change for the better. i went through a certain situation that i don't remember in detail, but it impacted me enough to put my thoughts in writing. hopefully, it can be of some inspiration to others...

'why is it that when something bad happens you overcome it, but then a little while later something rains on your parade? i believe that overcoming something is only half of the battle, the rest of the battle is staying on that same road and trying to stay content.

at times you may not feel like you can live up to a certain person or what others may want you to be. in your mind there is that one person who will always be more interesting or more extreme than you are. and when you think about it, you wonder why you can't just let that not bother you; but it does. you're afraid that a person will see that other someone as something "just a little bit better." so you worry, and at the end of the day there is absolutely nothing you can do about it.

so why keep on thinking about something or someone that you can't live up to? but the thing is why do you think that you can't live up to them? sure, they are a bit more exciting in ways that you are not..but you have qualities that they will never aquire. all in all, you have to think about yourself and never let someone's supposed thoughts change who you are.

if they find that person to be just "a bit more better than you," who cares. there are others who will see your qualities. and if it is not now, it'll be later. when you think about who you are just know that you will compromise, but you will never compromise yourself.'

p.s i hope you all have a nice weekend.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

award winning.


the lovely little blog, (take a gander) gave me this wonderful award. i'm oh so excited to receive it; not to mention that it's my first. thank you!

the rules:

1. Put the logo on your blog or post.

2. Nominate at least 10 blogs which you think are fabulous.

3. Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.

4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.

5. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

i'm awarding this to these neat little blogs (i only have six):,,,,,

Monday, March 9, 2009

song of the week.

i can listen to, the shins for many consistent hours. "saint simon" makes me feel as if i could joyfully step to this tune. the video was shot in mexico during the mating season of monarch butterflies, which explains the blankets that make up of these little flying creatures. i find it fascinating to see this many butterflies in their natural habit, rather than seeing them in a small covered area.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

belle de nuit

this is quite an elegant editorial from the ny times. with it's soft, blurred focus and washed out pastels this editorial seems more like a series of watercolors than actual photos.


suvi koponen, photography: chad pitman

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Monday, March 2, 2009

song of the week.

death cab for cutie's, "grapevine fires" was written during and about the 2007 california wildfires . lead singer, ben gibbard was having a picnic with friends jonathan rice, autumn de wilde and their daughter. (autumn de wilde just so happened to direct dcfc 'cath' music video.) ben describes the literal story, "we were having some wine and having a picnic on top of this big cascading hill with the ocean off in the distance, and at the same time there were a lot of fears about these fires creeping down from the grapevine. this was a very real moment just seeing her daughter, playing in this cemetery, not having any understanding of what this area means. it was a really interesting example of youth having a way with death." i think that the animation of the video almost lightens the mood of the song, almost.

sadly, this video also reminds me of the fires that are happening in south-eastern australia. they started on the 7th of february and are still being fought by more than 3,000 fire fighters. the fires were started by the high winds and low humidity and because of two possible arsons. 210 people have perished and thousands have been left homeless. hopefully, this can be conquered soon.