I'm not miserable, it's just me face


Silk blouse; 50p; Gap via charity shop. Cardigan; mum's. Skirt (HELLO AGAIN); £30; American Apparel. Boots; £60 Topshop. Bracelet; H Samuel.

This is what I wore to sit in Costa for four hours reading "Villette" and to spill almond croissant down myself. Flakey. 
I'm just holding out for the end of this examination period so that I can go to Cambridge guilt-free this weekend, and home not long after. My railcard is my friend. It's odd to think that a few years ago it was an adventure to get the train ten minutes down the line to a town I knew well, now I travel across the country on a whim. That's "growing up" for you.


xxx

Rebecca Cohen | Rebecca Cohen
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Alice in Wonderland at Tate Liverpool


Although I'm currently reading English ("books. You read english... books" I always think of that An Education joke) at university in Liverpool, I studied Art until A Level and I still can't resist a gallery every once in a while.

The Tate Liverpool has had its Alice in Wonderland exhibition since November but a lethal combination of essays, exams (one left!), and going home for Christmas has meant I haven't been able to go... until yesterday. I know, a blogger~ liking Alice in Wonderland is hardly surprising, but knowing there would be some Pre-Raphaelite works there (Rossetti! Hunt! Millais!) gave me a more substantial need to visit and part with £5.40 (Worth. It. It's a massive exhibition too). I thought you might like to see the sketches I did while I was there (Millais, Penrose, and Rackham. Further proof I still can't draw hands. Click through to see it bigger, if you fancy), and a photo of me taken last term standing on the kitchen surface and "proving" I'm tall by touching the ceiling. Maybe it was something labelled "drink me".

And in regards to the Coachella stuff I wrote in my last post, I was going to go, but my friend pulled out due to an internship and I didn't fancy going all that way with people I don't know so well. Thank you for letting me know about your experiences though! To compensate, I've been spending too much time window shopping on the Mulberry website and dreaming of Paris next year.

xxx

Rebecca Cohen | Rebecca Cohen
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Coachella Dreaming


Jumper; £1.50; charity shop. Skirt; £15; American Apparel via ebay. Shoes; £60; Topshop. Necklace; gift. Watch; gift.

Got a bit lost (a.k.a. got distracted listening to Bowie) when on the way to find my usual spot to take photos, but serendipitously came across this place. Hooray for mistakes! Not so hot on the facial expressions, but you can't have everything.

But yes, important stuff, I'm sure you'll all seen the Coachella 2012 line-up by now, like I did just as I was about to go to sleep last night, keeping me up till silly hours fangirling. (Yeah, I apologise if you follow me on twitter.) I just want to know if any of you have ever been? Or even have just been to America? Might be a bit optimistic, but you know, fingers crossed...

xxx

Rebecca Cohen | Rebecca Cohen
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