Friday, May 29, 2009

Follow, misguide, stand still

 Take some time, get away
Hope has come, you are safe
and it makes me cry
because I'm on my way
Hey, it's the sun, and it makes me shine
(It's The Sun, The Polyphonic Spree)



The start of the new schoolyear just calls for fresh, new things: notebooks and pens, for one thing, and for another, clothes and shoes and bags. I like buying new things for the new year--having something new to wear or use is just a good reason to get out of bed for an early class.

And since I want to be of help to the environment, I'm lusting for:

Even Karl Lagerfeld has gotten his hands on a canvas tote.

I want one. Actually, I want a lot. I'd love to have my own words on it, but until I come up with clever one-liners, I'll begin with "Save Whatever" from Plum Sykes' Bergdorf Blondes.

School in two weeks!

♥Jill, thebaghag, bryanboy

Wednesday, May 27, 2009


I wish I knew what you wanted me to say.

Just give me a moment
and maybe (just maybe)
it'll come.



Friday, May 22, 2009

Inherit the wind

I live between the heron and the wren,
Beasts of the hill and serpents of the den.

What's madness but nobility of soul
At odds with circumstance?

The mind enters itself, and God the mind,
And one is One, free in the tearing wind.

Theodore Roethke, In A Dark Time

Inherit the wind and fly,



Sunday, May 17, 2009

A Time To Be So Small

With my face pressed up to the glass, wanting you,
it's wonderful, to know that you're just like I.
And I love you, as you love me.
So let the clouds roll by your face,
we'll let the world spin on to another place,
we'll climb the tallest tree above it all,
to look down on you and me and them.

And I'm sure you know me well, as I'm sure you don't.
But you just can't tell, who you'll love and who you won't.

Don't let your life wrap up around you.
Beautiful,Smashing Pumpkins



Thursday, May 14, 2009

Hotel Love Affair

I love hotels. It's more than a perpetually cold room in the tropical summer, white beds and soft carpets, tall bathroom mirrors and room service. It's not even the lovely view of the city lights and the ocean, not the seemingly fake palm trees around an infinity pool, not the buffet breakfast, not the miniature alcoholic drinks you finish in one swig.
It's being anonymous, I think. Every hotel I visit I dress up and I smoke and I become a different person. It's being that girl he seems to like, that girl who doesn't like him back, that girl who turns him down, who secretly wishes for more invites.
I just can't imagine being that girl at home.

Anyway I really love hotels.


Monday, May 11, 2009

Longer days

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again;
we had longer ways to go.
But no matter, the road is life.

Jack Kerouac


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

So sue me

What I should do:
What I really do:
What I'm craving:



(modelcouture,google images)

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Something more abstract

You do know I don't like saying YES, do you?
I burst into laughter every time you ask.
What a bastard the world is.


Paintings from Maria Cruz's collection, "Oo"

Tank from Topshop, harem pants from Maldita, scarf from Chanel, vintage aviators, necklace from a friend

Sunday, May 3, 2009

C'est la vie

"Tomorrow may rain, so I'll follow the sun."
The Beatles

I need to be reminded of this everyday:

You too, stranger.


Top from Topshop
image by mike monteiro