Archive for August, 2011
31 Aug 2011
"Kiss me and you'll know how important I am." - Sylvia Plath
29 Aug 2011
A streak of chiffon disappearing down a hallway… The glint of sequins catching the afternoon sunlight… An army of artisans painting, coiffing and decorating a brigade of girls into the most opulent, beautiful version of themselves…
24 Aug 2011
“I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?” - Haruki Murakami
22 Aug 2011
All that mattered was him. The 15 people they had invited to witness their ceremony lined up behind her but she was only aware of the one man standing beside her.
19 Aug 2011
No nook or cranny had been left untouched. Kirsten’s attention to detail had ensured that each tealight holder was wrapped with skinny ribbon or rustic twine; birdcages sat in empty corners, sprouting occasional peonies and funky vintage signs; suppliers’ business cards and flyers were incorporated into the set, providing a colourful blanket around a faux table plan; unused shelves suddenly sported white baroque frames with press about The Little Wedding Helper. There was something to look at wherever you glanced.
17 Aug 2011
“She likes being around other people; she just isn’t particularly comfortable talking to them. She supposes that she is some variety of voyeur, enjoying the spectacle, breathing in the atmosphere, while experiencing uneasiness when asked to become part of it. None of this makes her unhappy. The life of a wallflower, she often thinks, is not such a terrible life.” Whitney Otto
16 Aug 2011
"I was so nervous about tonight," she said breathlessly, hands planted on my shoulders. "And I'm so nervous about what you're going to write! Please write something nice about it!" "No," I replied childishly. "Shan't. It's been rubbish and everyone hated it, so I've got nothing good to say whatsoever."
10 Aug 2011
When I see you, the world stops. It stops and all that exists for me is you and my eyes staring at you. There’s nothing else. No noise, no other people, no thoughts or worries, no yesterday, no tomorrow. The world just stops, and it is a beautiful place, and there is only you.