Thursday, 28 May 2009

surprise package.

today i received some post which i had completely forgotten i was getting. it was some very amazing jewellery from - a website i recently discovered through which is quickly becoming one of my favourite things ever.
anyway, inbetween maths revision & a bit of reading, i felt oddly inspired to take some photos. something i normally tend not to do.
this is the lovely sewing machine necklace i bought. i think it's absolutely beautiful, it looks quite vintage-y in my opinion. it's really cute but strangely heavier than i thought it would be.
i bought this blackboard necklace too because i thought it was such a sweet idea. (it's also kind of inspired me in my jewellery making exploits, but more of that at some other time.)
i was listening to one of my favourite beatles songs when i opened the package, so that explains the all you need is love message i wrote on it.
the people at the lovely teaspoon are clearly lovely by nature too as they sent me these ridiculously cute hairslides as a free gift. purple is also one of my favouritest colours, so they may be slightly psychic too.

inbetween photo-taking and the horrendousness that is maths revision, i did a bit of reading.
sebastian faulks - birdsong to be precise. so far, i think it's a pretty good book - although it looks like it may be gearing up for a sad ending.
oh, and to add to the list of jewellery there's my CND ring. it's actually a kid's ring which i think i must've had since i was about 5 or 6 and only recently rediscovered. i really love the colours of it.

i'm not generally in the habit of taking pictures of myself, but i kind of liked my outfit today.

this is the famous jimi hendrix tshirt i posted about before, it seems to be shaping up to be my favourite item of clothing.
and that really is saying something.
the outfit:
jimi hendrix tshirt - ebay. 99p, the cheapest piece of clothing i have ever bought. believe it or not, the postage was actually more expensive.
cardigan - h&m. i bought this for work experience last year and can't remember the price of it, although i'm fairly sure it wasn't much.
skirt - primark. i hardly ever wear this skirt, it's got some evil buckles on it which are constantly snagging on things.
tights - marks & spencer. these were the mother's i do believe, but i think i somehow claimed ownership of them.

(in the background is my abbey road album cover poster)

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

imagine whirled peace.

i love ice cream & i love john lennon, and this is why what follows is the best thing i have heard all day (despite the fact its actually news from almost exactly a year ago);
May 27, 2008
Ben & Jerry's (and John & Yoko) launch new flavor
With thanks to the Lennon Estate, the introduction of the new Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor "Imagine Whirled Peace'' will be debuted with a NYC re-enactment of the "Peace Bed-Ins'' staged by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969. Who says eating ice cream in bed can't bring about world peace?
[if it did, the world would be a much lovelier place]
The new flavor is a caramel and sweet cream whirl of chocolate-covered peace signs and toffee pieces.
now, how lovely does that sound?

Thursday, 21 May 2009

the end of compulsory education.

it was the last day of year 11 today!
also known as my last ever ever day of compulsory education. i never have to go to school ever again if i don't want to! oh, what a liberating thought.
i will go back for 6th form though. provided i get the grades.
the whole suit thing might be a problem though, i highly doubt i'll look good in any form of smart attire.
colour options are, and i am not kidding; black, brown, navy blue or dark grey.
it doesn't really bear thinking about.
i'm hoping i can jazz it up a tad with a bit of charlotte charm (or total and utter disregard for the rules).
i'm going to do art for god's sake, how on earth can i be inspiring in BROWN?!
or a suit?!
quite frankly, it's just ridiculous.

Monday, 18 May 2009

a bit more uplifting perhaps?

hmmm, it seems to me that last post was a bit on the depressing side.
well, i do hope to change the atmosphere a bit.
after my loooovely purchase of a rather fabulous jimi hendrix tshirt (as you can probably tell, i'm a bit in love with it) 2 weeks ago, i've decided i need to buy a few more musicy related tshirts.
first on the list is obviously a bob dylan tshirt, something a bit along the lines of this i'm thinking:
i saw one a bit like it on ebay the other day but it was only in a man's large. i guess i could wear it as a dress, but without a belt it would look a bit strange i think.
i would also quite like a rolling stones tshirt, but everyone has them so it could look a bit ordinary.
and i do so hate to look ordinary.
i'd also loooooooooooooooooooove a coldplay tshirt, maybe with chris martin on. but the only ones i can find are pretty boring so i may have to customise it myself.