Archive for the ‘Musings’ Category

 So, here is a selection of some of the books I’m reading at the moment. Yes, SOME. I read ALL the time; I can’t stop, it’s like an illness.  And my Mum bought the February Elle for me today, and I’ve discovered at LEAST seven new authors that I want to go out and find […]


The Mission: Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days. The Criteria: Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on my part). Why 1001 Days? Many people […]


the 2008 quiz

30Dec08

1. What did you do in 2008 that you’d never done before? Went to a party with alcohol & got tipsy. Applied to university. Went to the Ritz. Turned 17. Took AS Levels. Painted with gouache. Started a wordpress blog. Started to combat my obsessive-compulsive disorder. Got my eyebrows and upper lip threaded (ow!). Bought […]


The UK edition of Vogue this December is one of the best editions of any magazine I’ve read in a long time. I loved the article they had where celebrities wrote about their dream dinner party, and after reading a wonderful version of it at Capture the Castle, I’ve decided to write my own. I’ve […]


Okay, so, admittedly, that’s not a letter, but in fact something I’m working on from my moleskine (but now is not the time to go into my love for the skines that are moles), but I thought this post could use a little decoration. I just got myself two new pen pals. I love pen […]