Take me to the place I love, take me all the way.

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1. Sabby at Polo in the Park.
2. Rizzle Kicks doin' the hump.
3. Polo!
4. Walking on sunshine.
6. Pizza.
7. Hampstead.

It really has been a long time since I last posted any of my film photography, we're nearly halfway through 2013 and this is the first time I've shared some this year! It can prove to be a rather expensive habit once you've bought the camera, film, and got them developed, so I've had to put it on the backburner for a while, but I'll be sure to capture as much of my last couple of weeks in Liverpool on film as I can. These are some snaps taken with my Lomography Action Sampler which I bought on a whim last year. It's one of their cheaper cameras (I think I paid about £20, but it's currently out of stock on their website) and takes 35mm film, so it's not too bad regarding cost as you can just take the finished film into Boots rather than go to a specialist. I like it as it takes four photos in a row, giving them almost a cinematic feel, rather than the static nature of photography.

If you'd like to see more, I use a disposable camera and a fisheye too!

Anyway, that's enough procrastination for me, back to the essays it is (deadline Tuesday!). Good luck to the rest of you third years out there, not long to go now, and then we get a couple of weeks of down time before starting something which I've heard is called Real Life?
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Don't forget who you are.

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Shift dress: c/o Boohoo. Heels: gift, French Connection. Bag: gift, French Connection. Bracelet: gift, Marc by Marc Jacobs. Necklace: Grace Face Boutique. Lipstick: MUA.

However much I'm trying to pretend it's not, it's finally reaching the end of my time in Liverpool. On Monday, I'll be attending the English Society's Summer Ball - so of course that means time to get a nice frock on! This is a bit of a sneak peek for any of my course friends who may be reading, but I've settled on one of Booho's boutique dresses to celebrate in style. I love the pastel two-tone nature of it, so am praying that I don't come home covered in sambuca, as is the normal post-night look. I've paired it with these (oxblood, I know) heels that I bought with a voucher in the sales that are impossible to walk in. But they're pretty, so it doesn't matter. I can't wait to sit in the Bluecoat with a cocktail, listening to nineties hip-hop with a group of the most amazing people I've met over my three years in this city.

Posh-ness aside, ahem, we swapped our Friday post-seminar cake trip for one to the newly-opened Free State Kitchen. Burgers seem to be a London obsession, and I can't go a week without seeing a blog post about the newest joint in town. Trust me, I do love a good Byron (and they're opening one here soon!), but FSK certainly rival their Southern counterparts. And they have rosemary salt. I went for the cheeseburger, but Sita definitely enjoyed her hotdog, and Clarity was pleased with her veggie option. We're all determined to try as much as there is to offer in our last weeks here. If anyone's got any Liverpool-based recommendations, I'd love to hear them.

I'd also like to thank my wonderful flatmate Amy for taking these photos (and bearing with my "can you get a close-up of my bag?" x 100000), and I'm going to bully her into putting the photos I took of her onto her new blog asap!



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O, woe is me to have seen what I have seen, see what I see.

Denim jacket: £63, NW3 by Hobbs. Baseball tee: free, American Apparel. Joni jeans: £32.40, Topshop. Anna boots: £76.50, Topshop. Satchel: Stylistpick. Watch: gift, Rotary. Ralph Lauren sunglasses: c/o Sunglasses Shop. Necklace: vintage. Rings: F21, vintage, gift, and c/o The Bohemian Collective. Lipstick: Ravishing, MAC.

I remember writing this post last summer and saying how weird it was to wear double denim. Oops, I did it again. This time it's a bit less floral, and maybe a bit more High School Musical(?). I caved and bought another pair of Joni jeans when feeling a bit reckless a couple of days after my loan came in, and couldn't help but pair it with my trusty, well-worn Hobbs denim jacket (that was another rash decision, but we'll ignore that). I'm still not sure of my stance regarding double denim, but it's quite good for the temperamental weather.

I wore this on Saturday when I visited Stratford-upon-Avon with the English Society to see Hamlet. Obviously the highlight of the trip was eating peanut butter cups on the coach (I jest), but we also popped into the Hathaway Tea Rooms for lunch after wandering round the blustery town centre. Compared to Twelfth Night last year, Hamlet was a darker affair, with skulls being thrown off the stage, and poison turning into a woman wearing disco pants. Oh, Shakey! It was worth the odd coach driver, at least, and I'm determined to go to the Globe in London at some point.

But back to the twenty-first century, I've got a few items up on ebay, so if you could have a browse I'd really appreciate it!


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