Word of the day: Whinge: to complain, or whine Reading: Bulibasha – Witi Ihimaera This weekend was AMAZING!! I met a guy last week called Duncan, he asked me out on a date. On Friday night we wet out to an Italian restaurant called Caffe e Cucina. I wore these fantastic leather kitten heals with my shift dress – I looked legit!! It was amazing. … Continue reading It’s a wonderful life!!
Word of the day: balebos – Master of the house, homeowner, head of the household, host (origin: Judaism) French word of the day: Toujours pret – always ready Reading: Hajo Duchting – Edouard Manet: Images of Parisian Life Today I been spending the entire day with my sister. This got me to thinking about her, so I am going to share her story. My sister Jessica … Continue reading Anything is possible!
Word of the day: Nothospecies (botany) A hybrid which is formed by direct hybridization of two species with no other added hybrids. French word of the day: bien sûr – of course, obviously Reading: Impressionism: A Celebration of Light by Isabel Kuhl So today it is PISSING it down with rain, so I have settled into my bed for a (not so) fun session of essay writing. I am … Continue reading The beauty of Haussmannisation
Word of the day: gizzardless – to be without gizzards, inners; a coward French word of the day: Beau – beautiful, handsome I am reading: Helen Dunmore – The Lie Having been diagnosed with a nasty cough I have been tucked up in bed all day. This has given me a lot of time for reading. This book is very good so far (SPOILER ALERT). … Continue reading Day Two
Book I am reading: The Lie by Helen Dunmore French word of the day: petit chien – little dog Word of the day: “upper-crust” to be posh, well bredor upper class I have cleared out over half of my closet. Where before I could not move things around in there I now have 17 spare hangers! It feels so good. I have organised things into different … Continue reading Day One
Word of the day: Transform – to change, alter, make new French word of the day: changement – change Je suis Charlotte, je vis à Auckland, Nouvelle-Zélande I seem to spend over half of my time on the internet looking at what I want. Where I want to go, where I want to live, what I want to wear and who I want to be. I … Continue reading Where to begin…