I’m going to overlook and forget that in just under 2 months Summer slowly makes way Autumn Fall. Already in a few shops are winter jumpers and light padded duvet jackets. It’s July, it’s 30C outside and the shops are making me think of winter. So I’m avoiding them. That and after watching The True Cost a documentary about the fast fashion’s social, environmental and human cost, this girl is consciously moving away from fast fashion. Just as the reason why I became a vegetarian then vegan, after watching The True Cost, I don’t want some one or something to suffer for my enjoyment. I know realistically this will be tricky, but I can try.Cheeky parakeet, Barcelona Zoo
I was in the mood for a fashion documentary last Thursday and came across The True Cost on Netflix. If you love clothes, fashion and even if you don’t, I highly recommend watching it. Continue reading “Nat’s Week, The True Cost, Studying, Elephants and Orangutans”
I hope you’re having a great week so far!
Below are a few photos from the past few weeks that although they haven’t made it onto any posts, they deserve their own moment to shine. Some are things found out and about, cycling, running errands and cats. Lots of cats.
Seagulls, Port Vell.
Continue reading “Photo Bomb”
I hope you’re having a great weekend! Tomorrow’s a festivo, or public holiday and I’m hoping the sunny blue skies and light breeze of the past few days hangs around. Perfect beach weather as my plans for the festivo involve more playa!
But first, Weekend Friday Favourites, Continue reading “Weekend Friday Favourites”
I hope you’re having a great week so far! I’m feeling a little bitter sweet at the moment.
August is unofficial holiday month here. Most Spanish take August off and the city empties out. I was beginning to think people were on staycations or here was the hottest travel destination in Europe. Continue reading “Late Summer”
I knew it was going to happen. It’s been in the back of my mind ever since a few other apartments in the building boilers blew. I don’t have much luck with boilers. I think it’s because water likes to play and if you know the 5 element signs, metal holds water. I’m metal. In the movie Memories of Geisha, in the opening scene, Nitta’s recalls her mum describing her and her sister, saying she, Nitta was like water; Water can carve its way even through stone. And when trapped, water makes a new path.
Continue reading “Water Likes To Play”