Monday, April 27, 2009

If you're reading this, she's gone

"I like boys on swings, I like girls on skateboards.
I like babies in high chairs.
I like pharmaceutical medicine wrappers.

"I like wearing all my clothes at once.
I like people who don't smile. Ever.
And I like people who smile.

"In some ways, I love everything.
It's less of a thing than like, less distinct, less particular.
I like things that I like but I love everything.
There's more choice in like, because even the worst things have things to love in them.
I love things so much I feel like I could float away."

Cassie Ainsworth, Skins


Photo credit to: BadgerBadgerMushroom

Friday, April 24, 2009

Adolescence is a marketing tool

So I woke up at 6:30 a.m. just to catch "Almost Famous" on cable TV.
What can I say? Good films > Sleep any day.
Maybe we just don't see ourselves the way we really are.
Will: So Russell...what do you love about music?
Russell: To begin with, everything.
Some people have a hard time explaining rock 'n' roll. I don't think anyone can really explain rock 'n' roll. But it's a voice that says, "Here I am... and fuck you if you can't understand me."


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Corner of the hotel, corner of your heart

I shut one eye and try to look.
Is everything brighter, smaller, better?
It isn't.
I'll shut both eyes, but
Then I wouldn't even be able to see.
What if I shut my heart down?
Everything might be brighter, smaller, better.
Can't wait.


*Dress from Topshop, sandals from Chelsi Leather, round sunglasses from a school bazaar*

Monday, April 20, 2009

On shaky ground

I've never been good at explaining things or expressing my thoughts or giving directions but it's interesting how the truth, coming from many different sources, always ends up sounding different each time I hear it.

Different versions, different sides, different opinions, different feelings,
different everything.

Anyway, the truth isn't that interesting to begin with.

So what now?


In the sun

I haven't been as stagnant as I make myself to be, as without summer classes I've had more time to go places. Two weeks ago I revisited Ilocos, and found a fascinating cloud formation holding up a welcome greeting:

Yes, that's the sun in the center, with what appears to be a ring surrounding it. No lens flare or anything, wasn't it awesome?

Sometimes I love the province. Sometimes--the silence and fresh air is great, but you just can't help but miss the big city and crowded roads.
Speaking of roads, must dash, I've got driving lessons! Can you say 'roadkill'?
I'm crossing my fingers I make it through without the engine dying on me.


We live on front porches and swing life away

I've been thinking a lot about places.
I've always thought that traveling gives you the chance to create another self, to erase the past, silence the rumors and start anew.
You leave, and you arrive a different person.
But maybe it never is really like that.
Maybe we can't escape who we were, after all.

I wish we could.


*Thrifted shirt, Plains & Prints shorts, Havaianas flip-flops, DIY fedora hat from SM*

Friday, April 17, 2009

Casual cool

I'm in love with this look right now. 


Tuesday, April 14, 2009

I'm just really lazy

Summer has started (quite a few weeks ago) and I've done next to nothing. It's pretty amazing, that when you're just lounging around doing absolutely nothing, you want to do something, but when you're actually up and about you're doing everything and you're just damn stressed. Yeah, I'm talking about RegCom. Manual labor, that's what it is.

Maybe it's best to be doing nothing, after all. Unless of course, you're shopping.

Off to nothing, now.


*Dress and beanie, both from Promod, kneesocks from SM, boots from Cinderella*

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

What you are and what you were

Darling, what'cha gonna say now?
Now that you noticed it all went wrong
Looks like I'm driving, my friends are all crazy
Oh they suddenly don't know me anymore
Forever Lost, The Magic Numbers


dress from Promod, blazer from SM Department

Monday, April 6, 2009

We're all just a mess

And we're wearing stripes like bondages
Kicking off our heels
Sitting on the floor
Like we're all just a mess
Waiting to be cleaned up
Or maybe not.

(Dress from Topshop, blazer, tights)

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Nice and easy

No frills, all thrills. 
Exactly what I need.


credits: bryanboy, lefashion