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The title gives it away already but I have a pretty small list of books to read this month.
The reason is simple: I've been too busy and tired to think about buying books, which is shocking, because I LOVE books and I would gladly walk around naked and starve to spend my money on books. I'm not even joking.

But hey, at least I've got some, which is better than nothing at all, right?

Alright, first thing first, LADY MIDNIGHT by the queen of all shadow worlds, Cassandra Clare.



I love everything that comes from Cassie Clare's genius brain. The Shadowhunters world means so much to me that I could totally see myself leaving everything behind to study all things demons and shadows. And Herondales. I would study all of them extremely close. I'd spend days, even years doing just that. 
I haven't read Lord of Shadows yet but I'm sobbing just thinking about it. Every time Jace or Will are mentioned, I can't help it, I start crying like a baby.
Before I even think about putting my hands on that glorious awesomeness that is Lord of Shadows I want to re-read Lady Midnight. First because so I can fully dive into this world again without missing pieces, and second because I miss my babies aka Emma and Julian and to be honest, all the Blackthornes!
(the version I have is the Italian one, which is absolutely disappointing!)



Second on the list is THE GIRL IN THE ICE by Robert Bryndza.



Now, I don't have a soft spot for thrillers, this is for sure. Most of the times I'm not even thrilled, not even a bit. But the awesome thing is that an Italian Publishing House sent me this copy and the moment was so perfect, 'cause I didn't have anything to read during the two weeks of therapy, so this was great! I've already started it but I'm not that into it.
I mean, I usually devour books, but I also pick them myself, so I know what I like and what I don't; thrillers? Not a big fan. But I'm giving this a chance anyway.
Also, Angela Marsons (who wrote Silent Screams which was phenomenal!) blurbed this book, so it must be cool.


And lastly, my nightmare that's been hunting me since I started it, PRIDE & PREJUDICE by Jane Austen.
As you can see, I don't have a picture of it, nor I want to take any. I know, it's a classic and I should show some respect but seriously, this books is so infuriating! I was so happy to read it fully for the first time and from page one I knew I would have hated it.
Mrs Bennet is just #UGH and Elizabeth made me roll my eyes so much I was almost scared I would have damaged them. 
Before you get to the interesting part, which is on page 168 (Wordsworth Classics edition), aka the letter Mr Darcy writes to Elizabeth, you have to go through an endless pain that somewhat starts to fade at chapter 34 to be renewed two chapters after that. 
The only thing I like about this book is Mr Darcy. And not because he's so romantic and stuff, but because he's just so chilled that I couldn't wait to get to the part where he was in the scene just to give my brain (and my eye rolling training) a break.
I can't wait to finish it and start Wuthering Heights a book I'm seriously looking forward to because all the #Cathcliff feelings are pretty real. And heartbreaking.




Now I really want to know what's on your TBR this month! I can't wait for next month because it's my birthday which means lots of new shiny books that will make my eyes cry with joy!
Also, what are your favourite classics? Mines are Frankenstein and Wuthering Heights! Have you ever read these books? 
And Pride and Prejudice? Tell me what you think!


A VERY SHORT JUNE TBR

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Sicily, Italy




The title gives it away already but I have a pretty small list of books to read this month.
The reason is simple: I've been too busy and tired to think about buying books, which is shocking, because I LOVE books and I would gladly walk around naked and starve to spend my money on books. I'm not even joking.

But hey, at least I've got some, which is better than nothing at all, right?

Alright, first thing first, LADY MIDNIGHT by the queen of all shadow worlds, Cassandra Clare.



I love everything that comes from Cassie Clare's genius brain. The Shadowhunters world means so much to me that I could totally see myself leaving everything behind to study all things demons and shadows. And Herondales. I would study all of them extremely close. I'd spend days, even years doing just that. 
I haven't read Lord of Shadows yet but I'm sobbing just thinking about it. Every time Jace or Will are mentioned, I can't help it, I start crying like a baby.
Before I even think about putting my hands on that glorious awesomeness that is Lord of Shadows I want to re-read Lady Midnight. First because so I can fully dive into this world again without missing pieces, and second because I miss my babies aka Emma and Julian and to be honest, all the Blackthornes!
(the version I have is the Italian one, which is absolutely disappointing!)



Second on the list is THE GIRL IN THE ICE by Robert Bryndza.



Now, I don't have a soft spot for thrillers, this is for sure. Most of the times I'm not even thrilled, not even a bit. But the awesome thing is that an Italian Publishing House sent me this copy and the moment was so perfect, 'cause I didn't have anything to read during the two weeks of therapy, so this was great! I've already started it but I'm not that into it.
I mean, I usually devour books, but I also pick them myself, so I know what I like and what I don't; thrillers? Not a big fan. But I'm giving this a chance anyway.
Also, Angela Marsons (who wrote Silent Screams which was phenomenal!) blurbed this book, so it must be cool.


And lastly, my nightmare that's been hunting me since I started it, PRIDE & PREJUDICE by Jane Austen.
As you can see, I don't have a picture of it, nor I want to take any. I know, it's a classic and I should show some respect but seriously, this books is so infuriating! I was so happy to read it fully for the first time and from page one I knew I would have hated it.
Mrs Bennet is just #UGH and Elizabeth made me roll my eyes so much I was almost scared I would have damaged them. 
Before you get to the interesting part, which is on page 168 (Wordsworth Classics edition), aka the letter Mr Darcy writes to Elizabeth, you have to go through an endless pain that somewhat starts to fade at chapter 34 to be renewed two chapters after that. 
The only thing I like about this book is Mr Darcy. And not because he's so romantic and stuff, but because he's just so chilled that I couldn't wait to get to the part where he was in the scene just to give my brain (and my eye rolling training) a break.
I can't wait to finish it and start Wuthering Heights a book I'm seriously looking forward to because all the #Cathcliff feelings are pretty real. And heartbreaking.




Now I really want to know what's on your TBR this month! I can't wait for next month because it's my birthday which means lots of new shiny books that will make my eyes cry with joy!
Also, what are your favourite classics? Mines are Frankenstein and Wuthering Heights! Have you ever read these books? 
And Pride and Prejudice? Tell me what you think!



If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you would know about my love for tv-series. I watch them, I re-watch them, I marathon them, I forget about sleep, social life, food, all the things.
I feel relaxed whenever I watch something I really really like and it makes me forget about everything else for a bit and that's just great.
Books and Tv-Series are my one true loves.

Hear me out, now.
These past few weeks have been horrible. I've been into therapy for my throat and that took away six hours par day for two weeks. I felt dead inside and out.
Coming back home each night after therapy was so great but so tiring that sometimes I just wanted to go to bed and call it a night. But I didn't.
I knew that if I let myself watch an episode or two of my favourite tv-series I would have felt better and so I did.
It's like reading a book after a very long and stressful day, just I didn't have books at hand because I really do need to place an order on Bookdepository ASAP so I watched a lot of episodes. A LOT.

I also watched a lot of Youtube recently, and not the usual book hauls and book unboxings, that would have made me feel terrible because #GIVEMEALLTHEBOOKS but #IAMPOOR but also #WHOSGOINGTOANSWERTHEBELLIFNOBODYSHOME?
Yeah, the struggle is real, my friends.
But wait, let me just list all the things to ya!


SHADOWHUNTERS
IS BACK!
And I couldn't be more excited!
As a huge fan of the book series (trilogies, novellas, codex, chronicles, you name it!) I couldn't miss the tv show for anything in the entire world.
I have struggled with it though because obviously, it doesn't follow the books completely and that's a big problem for me. But I've learned to watch it as something that belongs to the Shadowhunters world but it's not from the books, you know what I mean? I'm watching it as something new, something that it has nothing to do with the books but it's from that same world. Anyway.
This season we have SEBASTIAN. I could scream and cry and laugh and OMG isn't Will Tudor the BEST SEBASTIAN EVER? Yeah, I know, my book dragon heart weeps a bit whenever the London Institute is wrongly mentioned but hey, they needed and excuse for that accent and oh boy I would have suffered without that British accent.
Also, I have already pictured our children, all blonds with blue and green eyes. 
I may have thought about their names too.


STITCHERS
My #Camsten fangirl is screaming with happiness.
I have missed this show so much it's unreal! But it's back, Cameron is back (honestly the only reasons why I started the show, I mean #PRIORITIES ) and the whole crew is back and I just couldn't wait.
I still have to watch the second episode, tonight maybe? But I'm so relieved I have this show on my schedule I might cry!
Also, #CAMSTEN is real and great and adorable but Kirsten is just a pain in the ass.


THE WHITE PRINCESS
I'm still not over that last episode. It left me in tears and completely shattered my heart! My poor #KINGRICHARD and Teddy! Why all the things you love have to last 8 episodes but hey! Let's have 7 seasons of Pretty Little Liars with the same old plot repeating over and over again, right? #NO
The White Princess was phenomenal! 
I first saw Jodie Comer in My Mad Fat Diary and loved/hated her character so much but I couldn't feel the same about her version of Elizabeth. 
She was absolutely stunning and strong and fierce and brave and absolutely AMAZING!
If you haven't already, go watch the whole season (and maybe The White Queen too? I mean, Max Irons plays King Edward, if that' doesn't make you wanna devour the whole thing, I don't know what does!)


QUEER BRITAIN
This is a series produced by the BBC Three and follows the struggles that the LFBTQ community has to face daily to be a part of this World.
Hosted by Riyadh Khalaf, now my favourite Youtuber, who interviews people from the LGBTQ community asking them about all the struggles with society, family, friends and more.
This series destroyed me.
I'm not new to this world, I have gay friends and I know they've been struggling with their sexuality and the fact that most families don't support them doesn't make things any easier.
This documentary is a must watch.
We take for granted the fact that we have a roof over our heads, we have families who love us and support us, we have people not judging us for who we are and who we love; sometimes is good to take a step back and think about those who can't take for granted all that and fight for them, with them and believe in what they stand for.
Equality is not just about males and females.
Equality should be a human right.
We are all different and there is nothing wrong with that. We are allowed to like different kind of music and having no one judging us for it as well as we are allowed to love someone from our same sex and not having people watching us from head to toe with disdain.
The World is big and varied and there is space for all of us.
We should all learn to take each other's hands tight and fight for each other, for our right to be part of this world, for our voices to be heard, for our love to be shared.
You can watch the whole series on the BBC Three channel on Youtube.





I really hope you like today's post.
I'm working on my schedule at the moment but you know, being away for two weeks didn't give me much time to write and update you all. I'm sorry for that.
But I'm currently working on new content so you can expect a new post every day from Monday to Thursday and sometimes on Sunday too!
Thank you for sticking around!

ALL THE GOOD STUFF I'VE BEEN WATCHING LATELY

Monday, June 19, 2017 London, United Kingdom


If you've been reading my blog for a while now, you would know about my love for tv-series. I watch them, I re-watch them, I marathon them, I forget about sleep, social life, food, all the things.
I feel relaxed whenever I watch something I really really like and it makes me forget about everything else for a bit and that's just great.
Books and Tv-Series are my one true loves.

Hear me out, now.
These past few weeks have been horrible. I've been into therapy for my throat and that took away six hours par day for two weeks. I felt dead inside and out.
Coming back home each night after therapy was so great but so tiring that sometimes I just wanted to go to bed and call it a night. But I didn't.
I knew that if I let myself watch an episode or two of my favourite tv-series I would have felt better and so I did.
It's like reading a book after a very long and stressful day, just I didn't have books at hand because I really do need to place an order on Bookdepository ASAP so I watched a lot of episodes. A LOT.

I also watched a lot of Youtube recently, and not the usual book hauls and book unboxings, that would have made me feel terrible because #GIVEMEALLTHEBOOKS but #IAMPOOR but also #WHOSGOINGTOANSWERTHEBELLIFNOBODYSHOME?
Yeah, the struggle is real, my friends.
But wait, let me just list all the things to ya!


SHADOWHUNTERS
IS BACK!
And I couldn't be more excited!
As a huge fan of the book series (trilogies, novellas, codex, chronicles, you name it!) I couldn't miss the tv show for anything in the entire world.
I have struggled with it though because obviously, it doesn't follow the books completely and that's a big problem for me. But I've learned to watch it as something that belongs to the Shadowhunters world but it's not from the books, you know what I mean? I'm watching it as something new, something that it has nothing to do with the books but it's from that same world. Anyway.
This season we have SEBASTIAN. I could scream and cry and laugh and OMG isn't Will Tudor the BEST SEBASTIAN EVER? Yeah, I know, my book dragon heart weeps a bit whenever the London Institute is wrongly mentioned but hey, they needed and excuse for that accent and oh boy I would have suffered without that British accent.
Also, I have already pictured our children, all blonds with blue and green eyes. 
I may have thought about their names too.


STITCHERS
My #Camsten fangirl is screaming with happiness.
I have missed this show so much it's unreal! But it's back, Cameron is back (honestly the only reasons why I started the show, I mean #PRIORITIES ) and the whole crew is back and I just couldn't wait.
I still have to watch the second episode, tonight maybe? But I'm so relieved I have this show on my schedule I might cry!
Also, #CAMSTEN is real and great and adorable but Kirsten is just a pain in the ass.


THE WHITE PRINCESS
I'm still not over that last episode. It left me in tears and completely shattered my heart! My poor #KINGRICHARD and Teddy! Why all the things you love have to last 8 episodes but hey! Let's have 7 seasons of Pretty Little Liars with the same old plot repeating over and over again, right? #NO
The White Princess was phenomenal! 
I first saw Jodie Comer in My Mad Fat Diary and loved/hated her character so much but I couldn't feel the same about her version of Elizabeth. 
She was absolutely stunning and strong and fierce and brave and absolutely AMAZING!
If you haven't already, go watch the whole season (and maybe The White Queen too? I mean, Max Irons plays King Edward, if that' doesn't make you wanna devour the whole thing, I don't know what does!)


QUEER BRITAIN
This is a series produced by the BBC Three and follows the struggles that the LFBTQ community has to face daily to be a part of this World.
Hosted by Riyadh Khalaf, now my favourite Youtuber, who interviews people from the LGBTQ community asking them about all the struggles with society, family, friends and more.
This series destroyed me.
I'm not new to this world, I have gay friends and I know they've been struggling with their sexuality and the fact that most families don't support them doesn't make things any easier.
This documentary is a must watch.
We take for granted the fact that we have a roof over our heads, we have families who love us and support us, we have people not judging us for who we are and who we love; sometimes is good to take a step back and think about those who can't take for granted all that and fight for them, with them and believe in what they stand for.
Equality is not just about males and females.
Equality should be a human right.
We are all different and there is nothing wrong with that. We are allowed to like different kind of music and having no one judging us for it as well as we are allowed to love someone from our same sex and not having people watching us from head to toe with disdain.
The World is big and varied and there is space for all of us.
We should all learn to take each other's hands tight and fight for each other, for our right to be part of this world, for our voices to be heard, for our love to be shared.
You can watch the whole series on the BBC Three channel on Youtube.





I really hope you like today's post.
I'm working on my schedule at the moment but you know, being away for two weeks didn't give me much time to write and update you all. I'm sorry for that.
But I'm currently working on new content so you can expect a new post every day from Monday to Thursday and sometimes on Sunday too!
Thank you for sticking around!


Alright, let's start this conversation by saying that I utterly hate summer.
Yes, you've heard that right, my friends.
Excuse me, but I don't care about the sun which seems to absolutely enjoy the fact that it's so easy burning my skin until is lobster red and my underboobs don't enjoy it eather.
I hate the heat, the sweating, the sunburning, the suffocating feeling of having a reserved place in hell.
Also, where am I suppose to rest my hands? They don't like hanging lifelessly from my swinging arms; they like the comfort of pockets. Especially jacket pockets.
But unless you wanna melt into water and then evaporate into the air, jackets are a no.

As I'm writing this, I'm sitting on my desk, in my room in Italy. I have a balcony behind me which is fully exposed to the sun, that old bastard. As you can imagine, I'm starting to feel like Olaf by the fire. I DO NOT LIKE THIS.
Of course, if I could just have my personal cloud raining on me all year long, that would be great!
But I'm no snow (wo)man althought I am melting, at least, my makeup is.
Anyway.

The only thing I'm really excited for is that we are preparing the terrace for the summer! YAAAAASSS!
So I can finally blog from a place where I'm safe from the burning flames of hell.

But I'm not gonna lie to you, I kinda enjoy summer, sometimes, when it's not that hot (have you ever been in Sicily during the summer season? No? Oh well, than you know nothing, Jon Snow!).
I like summer in England, where you have those counted days of boiling hot maness but then you need to carry your jacket around cause you won't ever know!

Summer is good though. Especially if you're somewhat like me that sees every season as a startint point. I love starting over. I love the new, the possibility. So that is why I've decided to stop complaining about the heat and start seeing summer as a chace to start over, again.
Now, lemme tell ya why you should see this new season as an opportunity!


SEASONAL CAPSULE WARDROBE
You can blame it on all the pizza you ate this winter or on the fact that you used all your short sleeve t-shirts for sleeping this past season ( #guilty ) but starting a new season with new clothes to wear feels so much better, I'm telling you! The fun part is not buying too much and build a capsule wardrobe, so you are basically wearing the same thing every day without people noticing (and you don't have to die ironing your clothes all the time)!


ORGANIZE YOUR WORKSPACE
Make it pretty, add some floral notebooks, plants, change your mood board, make space, make it fun! If you have no idea where to start, let me just show you my pride and beautiful child Pinterest where I have a board all deicated to workspaces.
Also, I do have an old post in which I give suggestions on revamping a workspace!


REFRESH YOUR BLOG DESIGN
As if revamping your workspace is not enough, take a look at your blog and think about the design!
Is there something you want to change? Something you wanna add? A bit of colour, maybe? A different layout? Work on it! I swear, the difference will help you with motivation and page views!
Try to change your profile picture, if you have one, refresh your "about me" page, do something fun with it!


PLAN A TRIP/ MAKE EXCITING PLANS
I know I'm having a little trip to Capri this summer and I can't wait!
If you can't afford a long-distance trip, gather your friends, your cars and plan a roadtrip around your area! Or, if you're from bigger cities, go out and explore!
Go camping, see waterfalls, take long walks in the woods, plan something to be excited for and go live a little! It's summer, after all!


SET NEW GOALS
As a new season start, a new list of goals should be made. It keeps you moving, it makes you feel excited about things and never bored.
My number one goal is to lose weight, you can read all about it here, and I'm actually really excited to have this one goal at hand, so I know where I'll be spending my mornings (the other place similiar to hell, aka the gym) and I also know that I have at least four bottles of water to drink during the day! That keeps me going. It makes me excited and happy.
Try it. Do something new, something out of your comfort zone, make a list of things you wanna do or eat or places to go. It's therapeutic!




Are you still with me? Good. I'm glad. 
I know what I've said about summer and I hope I haven't hurt your feelings about it or made you hate it. I forgot to say that my anxiety gets worse during summer and that's a big issue for me!
If you like summer, tell me why so maybe you could help me find something worth loving. If you thin summer's a b**ch, raise your hands and let's move all together to Iceland so I can live happily until the next season!



SUMMER, A FRESH START

Sunday, June 18, 2017 Sicily, Italy


Alright, let's start this conversation by saying that I utterly hate summer.
Yes, you've heard that right, my friends.
Excuse me, but I don't care about the sun which seems to absolutely enjoy the fact that it's so easy burning my skin until is lobster red and my underboobs don't enjoy it eather.
I hate the heat, the sweating, the sunburning, the suffocating feeling of having a reserved place in hell.
Also, where am I suppose to rest my hands? They don't like hanging lifelessly from my swinging arms; they like the comfort of pockets. Especially jacket pockets.
But unless you wanna melt into water and then evaporate into the air, jackets are a no.

As I'm writing this, I'm sitting on my desk, in my room in Italy. I have a balcony behind me which is fully exposed to the sun, that old bastard. As you can imagine, I'm starting to feel like Olaf by the fire. I DO NOT LIKE THIS.
Of course, if I could just have my personal cloud raining on me all year long, that would be great!
But I'm no snow (wo)man althought I am melting, at least, my makeup is.
Anyway.

The only thing I'm really excited for is that we are preparing the terrace for the summer! YAAAAASSS!
So I can finally blog from a place where I'm safe from the burning flames of hell.

But I'm not gonna lie to you, I kinda enjoy summer, sometimes, when it's not that hot (have you ever been in Sicily during the summer season? No? Oh well, than you know nothing, Jon Snow!).
I like summer in England, where you have those counted days of boiling hot maness but then you need to carry your jacket around cause you won't ever know!

Summer is good though. Especially if you're somewhat like me that sees every season as a startint point. I love starting over. I love the new, the possibility. So that is why I've decided to stop complaining about the heat and start seeing summer as a chace to start over, again.
Now, lemme tell ya why you should see this new season as an opportunity!


SEASONAL CAPSULE WARDROBE
You can blame it on all the pizza you ate this winter or on the fact that you used all your short sleeve t-shirts for sleeping this past season ( #guilty ) but starting a new season with new clothes to wear feels so much better, I'm telling you! The fun part is not buying too much and build a capsule wardrobe, so you are basically wearing the same thing every day without people noticing (and you don't have to die ironing your clothes all the time)!


ORGANIZE YOUR WORKSPACE
Make it pretty, add some floral notebooks, plants, change your mood board, make space, make it fun! If you have no idea where to start, let me just show you my pride and beautiful child Pinterest where I have a board all deicated to workspaces.
Also, I do have an old post in which I give suggestions on revamping a workspace!


REFRESH YOUR BLOG DESIGN
As if revamping your workspace is not enough, take a look at your blog and think about the design!
Is there something you want to change? Something you wanna add? A bit of colour, maybe? A different layout? Work on it! I swear, the difference will help you with motivation and page views!
Try to change your profile picture, if you have one, refresh your "about me" page, do something fun with it!


PLAN A TRIP/ MAKE EXCITING PLANS
I know I'm having a little trip to Capri this summer and I can't wait!
If you can't afford a long-distance trip, gather your friends, your cars and plan a roadtrip around your area! Or, if you're from bigger cities, go out and explore!
Go camping, see waterfalls, take long walks in the woods, plan something to be excited for and go live a little! It's summer, after all!


SET NEW GOALS
As a new season start, a new list of goals should be made. It keeps you moving, it makes you feel excited about things and never bored.
My number one goal is to lose weight, you can read all about it here, and I'm actually really excited to have this one goal at hand, so I know where I'll be spending my mornings (the other place similiar to hell, aka the gym) and I also know that I have at least four bottles of water to drink during the day! That keeps me going. It makes me excited and happy.
Try it. Do something new, something out of your comfort zone, make a list of things you wanna do or eat or places to go. It's therapeutic!




Are you still with me? Good. I'm glad. 
I know what I've said about summer and I hope I haven't hurt your feelings about it or made you hate it. I forgot to say that my anxiety gets worse during summer and that's a big issue for me!
If you like summer, tell me why so maybe you could help me find something worth loving. If you thin summer's a b**ch, raise your hands and let's move all together to Iceland so I can live happily until the next season!




As I'm writing this, I'm sitting on my desk chair, in my pyjamas, listening to some really soothing indie song, mentally preparing for tomorrow.
If you didn't know, I'm currently going to therapy (I have a bad rhinitis that is making my life really really hard) and it's not an easy thing.

Therapy itself is not that bad, just a bit annoying, you know, when a doctor pushes a weird stick up your nose and down your throat you really really want to scream, but some of it is relaxing.
They make you breathe in a very hot and smelly vapour and then the stick part, but it's fine, I swear.
The tricky part is the drive.

I'm basically doing it five days a week, every single day from Monday to Friday and then I have two days off. The place where I'm doing it is an hour drive from where I live, so I have to stay in the car for two endless hours, with the sun on my face, the heat making me weak and not to mention the fact that I get car sick.
#FML

This is going to be the last week of therapy and I can't wait to finish it and stay in be all day just because I can.

But other than that, I have been feeling really down lately.
My friends are all away, some of them are in Uni, which is hours away from home so I can't see them for weeks, others are living in Paris or on Mars for what matters.
I hate feeling lonely.
I can't wait to move back to London as soon as possible.
Right now I feel like the only friends I have are those I talk to online (Cait, Bianca, Lucy, Kristen, Alex, I'm so very glad you all exist!) not that I'm complaining, I bloody love those girls but I'd love to be able to see them face to face and hang out and go places, you know, the usual.

Thank God youtube exists. I've been obsessed with some cool people lately and I'm really interested in some documentaries on the BBC which are fenomenal! I will talk about all the things I'm watching and reading in another post, I promise!

As for books, I'm really trying to finish Pride and Prejudice but therapy is taking away a lot of time and to be honest, this book is SO. BORING!!!!
I know there are a lot of people who will hate me for saying this but Jesus Christ!
My next classic will be my favourite aka Wuthering Heights and I can't wait!
This past week I received a parcel from an Italian Publishing House and inside there was The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza, it's a thriller which I'm not a huge fan of but last year they gave me Silent Screams by Angela Marsons and it was so good! She also blurbed this book so I'm expecting good things from it.

This will be the last week of eating really badly. I have a goal for this summer and so I'm starting a diet next Monday, as soon as I finish therapy. I'm excited and terrified, I have a very weird relationship with food and I hope I will try and prove myself that I'm capable of everything.
Speaking of food, I've tried my first avocado this past week and seriously, how do you eat it? I mean, it doesn't taste of anything and it's pricey and no, no, nope, never again. 
I'm planting the that tennis ball sized seed just to see how it will turn out.

That is all, my friends. 
I'm really sorry I bored you to death with this post but I will be back on full force once this week is over and I have a bit more time to write!
Until then, you can always find my latest post linked down below and please, let me know what is happening in you week! Did something interesting or exciting happened? Have you been on a trip? Just write it down below and make me jealous!



LIFE LATELY - WEEK #4

Monday, June 05, 2017 London, United Kingdom


As I'm writing this, I'm sitting on my desk chair, in my pyjamas, listening to some really soothing indie song, mentally preparing for tomorrow.
If you didn't know, I'm currently going to therapy (I have a bad rhinitis that is making my life really really hard) and it's not an easy thing.

Therapy itself is not that bad, just a bit annoying, you know, when a doctor pushes a weird stick up your nose and down your throat you really really want to scream, but some of it is relaxing.
They make you breathe in a very hot and smelly vapour and then the stick part, but it's fine, I swear.
The tricky part is the drive.

I'm basically doing it five days a week, every single day from Monday to Friday and then I have two days off. The place where I'm doing it is an hour drive from where I live, so I have to stay in the car for two endless hours, with the sun on my face, the heat making me weak and not to mention the fact that I get car sick.
#FML

This is going to be the last week of therapy and I can't wait to finish it and stay in be all day just because I can.

But other than that, I have been feeling really down lately.
My friends are all away, some of them are in Uni, which is hours away from home so I can't see them for weeks, others are living in Paris or on Mars for what matters.
I hate feeling lonely.
I can't wait to move back to London as soon as possible.
Right now I feel like the only friends I have are those I talk to online (Cait, Bianca, Lucy, Kristen, Alex, I'm so very glad you all exist!) not that I'm complaining, I bloody love those girls but I'd love to be able to see them face to face and hang out and go places, you know, the usual.

Thank God youtube exists. I've been obsessed with some cool people lately and I'm really interested in some documentaries on the BBC which are fenomenal! I will talk about all the things I'm watching and reading in another post, I promise!

As for books, I'm really trying to finish Pride and Prejudice but therapy is taking away a lot of time and to be honest, this book is SO. BORING!!!!
I know there are a lot of people who will hate me for saying this but Jesus Christ!
My next classic will be my favourite aka Wuthering Heights and I can't wait!
This past week I received a parcel from an Italian Publishing House and inside there was The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza, it's a thriller which I'm not a huge fan of but last year they gave me Silent Screams by Angela Marsons and it was so good! She also blurbed this book so I'm expecting good things from it.

This will be the last week of eating really badly. I have a goal for this summer and so I'm starting a diet next Monday, as soon as I finish therapy. I'm excited and terrified, I have a very weird relationship with food and I hope I will try and prove myself that I'm capable of everything.
Speaking of food, I've tried my first avocado this past week and seriously, how do you eat it? I mean, it doesn't taste of anything and it's pricey and no, no, nope, never again. 
I'm planting the that tennis ball sized seed just to see how it will turn out.

That is all, my friends. 
I'm really sorry I bored you to death with this post but I will be back on full force once this week is over and I have a bit more time to write!
Until then, you can always find my latest post linked down below and please, let me know what is happening in you week! Did something interesting or exciting happened? Have you been on a trip? Just write it down below and make me jealous!




Sunday. Oh, I love Sundays. 
Back when I was in High School I used to hate it because yes, it was a non-school day but usually, it did taste more like early Monday than the last bit of weekend.
So I hated it.

But I love Sundays as a grown-up. It's that day of the week when I can fully relax and spend the day doing the things I love the most.
If you follow me on Twitter, you know I'm busy all week with therapy. I have a bad form of non-allergic rhinitis and I'm trying to cure it but to do so, I have to drive every day for two hours back and forth from home to a city nearby (hence why I'm not blogging every day of the week). 
It's exhausting. 
So I'm always looking forward to Sunday to stay in my pyjamas and chill.

Now, if you love Sundays and want to take the most of them, hear me out and take notes.


SLEEP IN
If you work or study, you know the importance of a power nap. Waking up early every single morning can be quite difficult and tiring, so don't just take Sundays as a chance to make the most of your bed? If you feel like you've been sleeping a lot less or at all, take advantage of the fact that you don't have to show up at a desk and sleep in.


DO THE LAUNDRY
Once you're ready to face the day, get up, wash your face, start making breakfast and take your sweet time doing the laundry. I don't know about you but I feel absolutely relaxed whenever I know I have to wash my clothes/bedsheets/ whatever.
The smell of fabric softener does it for me and the thought of having fresh sheets makes my heart race. It's all about the little things, ya'll!


CATCH UP WITH TV-SHOWS
I've already said it before but I will say it again: I LOVE TV SERIES.
There is nothing like curling up on the sofa or in bed or while doing the laundry and watch your favourite characters on tv.
I'm currently watching The White Princess and good Lord if it's bloody great!
I am planning a post about the series I'm watching and those I'm excited for this Summer!
What are you watching right now? I'm curious!


COMFY CLOTHES
This is a Sunday requirement. My Sunday uniform is usually pyjamas if I'm really tired and I'm not planning on going anywhere, but if I do have my occasional stroll around markets or I know someone's going to visit, I will wear the comfiest t-shirt I own and a pair of nice, soft, light, usually navy with polka dots joggers. 
You can't do the things in your jeans, can you? Nope. Comfy clothes it is, then!


READ THE BLOGS
Usually, bloggers don't post on Sundays. 
Maybe it's because people are out in the parks or with friends or at brunch but seriously, who's got time for that? It's Sunday, I want the blog posts!
It's your chance to catch up on what you've been missing all week and it's also a good moment for yourself and to take some inspiration, soak it up and use it.
Wanna know who my favourite bloggers are? You just have to ask!


PLAN PLAN PLAN
If you have a hectic week at work, chances are you have no time to plan all the things that matter to you. If you are a blogger, you know you need all those posts out at a certain time and you can't do that if you're doing something else. I use Sundays to go through my ideas for blog posts and start writing them down in which order I want them to be published and I start planning all the week ahead of me: posts, tweets, Instagram, all that jazz.
Luckily I have discovered some pretty cool apps that help me keep track of all that and help me schedule all the things that I need to be scheduled, so Sundays are really important.


PAMPER SECTION
At the end of the day, you've done the washing, you've done the reading, you've done the planning, now it's time to take care of you: your skin is so important! Treat it right, give it massive attention, use Sundays as the perfect days in which you can look after yourself and hang around the house with a robe and a horrible face mask on, your skin will thank you later!





I think in this post I've covered up all my Sunday highlights. Obviously, if you spend all week in your office and you can't wait to go outside, do it. Use this precious day to do all the things that matter to you, whether it's relaxing at home or taking a walk in the park. You do you.
Happy Sunday!

THINGS TO DO FOR A SUNDAY WELL SPENT

Sunday, June 04, 2017 London, United Kingdom


Sunday. Oh, I love Sundays. 
Back when I was in High School I used to hate it because yes, it was a non-school day but usually, it did taste more like early Monday than the last bit of weekend.
So I hated it.

But I love Sundays as a grown-up. It's that day of the week when I can fully relax and spend the day doing the things I love the most.
If you follow me on Twitter, you know I'm busy all week with therapy. I have a bad form of non-allergic rhinitis and I'm trying to cure it but to do so, I have to drive every day for two hours back and forth from home to a city nearby (hence why I'm not blogging every day of the week). 
It's exhausting. 
So I'm always looking forward to Sunday to stay in my pyjamas and chill.

Now, if you love Sundays and want to take the most of them, hear me out and take notes.


SLEEP IN
If you work or study, you know the importance of a power nap. Waking up early every single morning can be quite difficult and tiring, so don't just take Sundays as a chance to make the most of your bed? If you feel like you've been sleeping a lot less or at all, take advantage of the fact that you don't have to show up at a desk and sleep in.


DO THE LAUNDRY
Once you're ready to face the day, get up, wash your face, start making breakfast and take your sweet time doing the laundry. I don't know about you but I feel absolutely relaxed whenever I know I have to wash my clothes/bedsheets/ whatever.
The smell of fabric softener does it for me and the thought of having fresh sheets makes my heart race. It's all about the little things, ya'll!


CATCH UP WITH TV-SHOWS
I've already said it before but I will say it again: I LOVE TV SERIES.
There is nothing like curling up on the sofa or in bed or while doing the laundry and watch your favourite characters on tv.
I'm currently watching The White Princess and good Lord if it's bloody great!
I am planning a post about the series I'm watching and those I'm excited for this Summer!
What are you watching right now? I'm curious!


COMFY CLOTHES
This is a Sunday requirement. My Sunday uniform is usually pyjamas if I'm really tired and I'm not planning on going anywhere, but if I do have my occasional stroll around markets or I know someone's going to visit, I will wear the comfiest t-shirt I own and a pair of nice, soft, light, usually navy with polka dots joggers. 
You can't do the things in your jeans, can you? Nope. Comfy clothes it is, then!


READ THE BLOGS
Usually, bloggers don't post on Sundays. 
Maybe it's because people are out in the parks or with friends or at brunch but seriously, who's got time for that? It's Sunday, I want the blog posts!
It's your chance to catch up on what you've been missing all week and it's also a good moment for yourself and to take some inspiration, soak it up and use it.
Wanna know who my favourite bloggers are? You just have to ask!


PLAN PLAN PLAN
If you have a hectic week at work, chances are you have no time to plan all the things that matter to you. If you are a blogger, you know you need all those posts out at a certain time and you can't do that if you're doing something else. I use Sundays to go through my ideas for blog posts and start writing them down in which order I want them to be published and I start planning all the week ahead of me: posts, tweets, Instagram, all that jazz.
Luckily I have discovered some pretty cool apps that help me keep track of all that and help me schedule all the things that I need to be scheduled, so Sundays are really important.


PAMPER SECTION
At the end of the day, you've done the washing, you've done the reading, you've done the planning, now it's time to take care of you: your skin is so important! Treat it right, give it massive attention, use Sundays as the perfect days in which you can look after yourself and hang around the house with a robe and a horrible face mask on, your skin will thank you later!





I think in this post I've covered up all my Sunday highlights. Obviously, if you spend all week in your office and you can't wait to go outside, do it. Use this precious day to do all the things that matter to you, whether it's relaxing at home or taking a walk in the park. You do you.
Happy Sunday!

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