{Discoveries} Fridays & Lovely Things


Another long week, full of outrageous weather & sadness for a beautiful country. With all this that flowed in, I really had to step back and let some positives come in, so it wouldn't bring me down so much. I think if you have positivity in your life, your more able to give it to those who are in need. And let's be honest Japan is really in need of love & caring after the loss of so many lives. Fill yourself up with love & positivity, then shine it on those in need, you could just be saving their lives. I just give thanks for being alive and safe and hope the same for those in need. So, these are the lovely things I discovered this week. Have a great weekend & remember to smile, laugh and love!!

xoxoxoxo





Favourite scene of a movie loved as a teenager


{The Outsiders}
Taken from the book of the same name by S.E. Hinton, movie from 1983.
A must read book & see movie. About the importance of seeing things as a child, new and never letting that go, because there is still so much good in the world.
I still love this movie
xo


Fairy tales & Daydreams

Everyone needs a place where wishes and dreams come true....
(forgotten photo found once again!)

{©TimbarikaDoll. All Rights Reserved, Do not use without Permission. DisneyLand Paris}



Words of Wisdom


My Symphony

To live contently with small means...To seek elegance rather than luxury and refinement rather than fashion..To be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich...To study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly...To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart...To bear all cheerfully, doll all bravely, await occasions, hurry never...In a word, to let the spiritual unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common...this is to be my symphony!

William Henry Channing
(1810-1884)



Music To soothe the soul

Despite tragedies, the world is beautiful. If we bind our hearts together, we can show this to those who have been left heartbroken and heal their pain. We belong to each other as human beings and there isn't anything one can't get through when there is someone else who cares for them.

Japanese Proverb: 'Fall down seven times, stand up eight'! Shows their persevering character.





Bird Watching

I'd really love one of these in my house, that clock on the bottom is exquisite!!

{via: tumblr}



Let's Get Dolled Up

Life comes and goes so quickly, make everyday special :)
{Glomesh Bag & Vintage small gold hammered heart necklace: Gary Pepper Vintage, Gold Shoes: Tumblr via Jimmy Choo, Vintage Dress: Lucy in Disguise}



Eye Candy

Surround yourself with beautiful art!

{image via the talented: Laura Laine for the New York Times T magazine}



24 comments

  1. Oops! Sorry - commented on the post below by mistake! Lovely pictures, wanted to say we all need some positivity right now :)

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  2. Oh don't worry, I knew what you meant, I've done that before :) Yes, positivity is key just now!! xx

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  3. beautiful photos, I wish there was more magic in our lives, and I'm glad there are people like you, who by inviting us to their magical worlds make us a little happier.

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  4. My dear..such a beautiful comment, now I have lost what to say..your very kind :) We can create magic in our lives for sure...BIG hugs to you!! xx

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  5. You're so right with this post - yes, life is fragile and should be celebrated every day. My heart goes out to the people in Japan, but i can do something for the people i'm with! Have a happy weekend!

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  6. : ) thank you! Yes, we must also take great care of the people we are with and celebrate life everyday!! You have a happy weekend too!! xx

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  7. ooh I didn't know there is a Disneyland in Paris, the castle looks so cool!

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  8. I can't wait to go back to disneyland!! :)



    Fashion Rehab

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  9. you have some amazing amazing photos!

    love them!

    i love pictures of birds and cages i wanna get something like that as a tattoo!

    x

    www.devious-studios.blogspot.com

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  10. I love Laura Laine's artwork!!
    Also the Outsiders is great, I studied it in Year 8.
    My heart goes out to all the people in Japan without shelter, food or comfort...it's so sad isn't it? :(

    x Stace
    TEE&FAME

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  11. HI! I'm sorry you've been feeling like htat lately, but it's good to keep reminding ourselves of all the good things :) I love all the fairytale-ness of this post! :) Gotta check out outsiders

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  12. Thank you very much everyone!! I appreciate the kind words...I shall visit your pages soon :)

    @Pop Champagne..yes yes..it can be very crowded, so I would go in the spring or something. Summer was hectic!
    @Fashion Rehab...: )
    @Lisa..thank you, that tattoo would be great, you should get one :)
    @Stace...she is a fantastic talent! It is very sad what's happening in Japan..feels unbelievable at times, which is why I am happy so many are pushing to help those in need :)

    xxxxx

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  13. @Filipa...thank you sweetheart!! Might be all my pregnancy hormones making me extremely sensitive. It is good to keep a reminder of the good things in life or the negative will just wear us down. Thank you, I'm glad you enjoyed..do check out The Outsiders, I think you will really like it!! xx

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  14. you too girl! great weekend:) im sure you will;)

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  15. this post is so heartwarming
    those images are adorable and i really like your disneyland photo

    have a great weekend
    xoxo
    little miss fhenny

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  16. @Cylia...thank you sunshine, I'm sure I will too ;)

    @Fhen..am happy you enjoyed it & enjoy my photo too :) Wish you a great weekend too xoxoxo

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  17. lovely blog!!!

    www.zizibloom.blogspot.com

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  18. Another wicked posting. I feel positive that Japan will come through this stronger. Like the birdcage with the clock, though I'd deinitely not have a bird in it, seems cruel.

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  19. let's pray for japan. I am so sad about the disaster that happen there :(

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  20. Thank you everyone for the kind words!! We must keep Japan in our thoughts and prayers & hope everyone will be ok!! xx

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  21. Very well said. So sad that so many families were lost in Japan. Love the pictures

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  22. love the bird cage with the clock!! so awesome :) x

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  23. Love love this!! And the new layout is beautiful. Sending you love my friend :)

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  24. Thank you flowers, happy you enjoy!! Lots of love to you all!! xx

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