Monday, May 25, 2015

Not all those who wander are lost

It's a dangerous business going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.”  ~ J.R.R Tolkien 

Yes, I think I will quote many Lord of the Ring quotes in the future since I'm completely smitten with the trilogy. I'm reading the books and watching the movies again after watching all the Hobbit Movies. The only thing that bothered me a little was the fact that they actually ended with the hobbit movies. I honestly believe it would have been far more magical if they started with them. And yes, you can watch them in the correct order, but it's still not the same.

All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.” 
~ J.R.R Tolkien

"The last goodbye" sung by Billy Boyd is such a beautiful song and it's somehow so sad that the story ends, but I guess all stories come to an end and I can't deny that the series end with a touching farewell. Have you guys ever been obsessed about something, books, movies, artists, something you can hardly say farewell to?

Shoes: River Island - Skirt: New Look - Bag: Vintage 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Elf Fantasy Fair 2015

"The moon drowns out all but the brightest stars" ~ J.R.R Tolkien

Ever wondered what a fairytale would look like in real live? Well, I think I found my fairytale world in Elf Fantasy Fair, Like Emma  Swan from "Once Upon a Time" did find Storybrook, . A magical world with a medieval touch. I was invited by Cathy (from ) who was dresses as Grell from Kuroshitsuji. I decided to go as Red Riding Hood. Romy (from )  could come as well so we talked and had a lot of fun.

"Even the smallest person can change the course of the future" 
~ J.R.R Tolkien

The whole setting of this event is just overwhelming and I don't know if I can describe it any different then magical. You are surround by characters from your favorite movies, series,... I adore the "Lord of the Rings" characters! Besides that I also met some awesome cosplayers from "Once Upon a Time" (Regina and the Wicked witch.) I even got a picture with them, which made me very happy and me as Red Riding Hood didn't really fall out of place. The theme "Game of Thrones" probably made this event even better (though I'm sad that I missed the 'Lord of the Rings' theme though. But there were so many characters from this series and also music and of course a special stand with dragon eggs!!! I saw several amazing persons dressed as  John Snow too.  Romy kindly treated me with lunch, and there was so much to choose from and it tasted delicious. We took pictures, bought fantasy books, two rings and I as well bought a elegant spoon with a beautiful gem as souvenir.

Though the weather wasn't perfect, it still was an unique experience. I almost forget to tell you about what truly made my day. I desperately wanted to see/meet Jack Sparrow and I was just telling Romy about it and there he was. He or perhaps she, was such a wonderful cosplayer!  Well, I'm definitely going back next year. Thank you Romy and Cathy for the amazing day and meet you there next year. ^__^

Friday, May 8, 2015

Red Riding Hood

"The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep and miles to go before I sleep." ~ Robert Frost

These pictures were taken on Elf Fantasy Fair. I went there with Romy (from ) and Cathy (from ). It was the first time I visited this magical place and I decided to dress simple but the long red cape manged to transform the outfit into a worthy costume. The moment you walk through the gates it's like you walk inside a fairytale. You see so many characters of your favorite movies, series but also the whole surrounding gives an unique atmosphere. I'll tell more about that in a seperate post. Here I wanted to share the pictures Romy and other photographers took. The amount of photographers taking pictures was really impressive, but I especially want to thank Romy for taking a bunch of wonderful pictures! Picture 3,4,5:  taken by Romy.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Every heart has a story to tell

But memories are time beings, too, like cherry blossoms or ginkgo leaves; for a while they are beautiful, and then they fade and die.” ~  Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

Sunday my sister was here and despite the little time we had together, we decided to shoot together for the blog. It has been a while since we posted outfit pictures, or actually worked for the blog together. It seems we both have settled in. She moved into a new house, and seems to be settling in just fine. Paris and her friend are even adopting a cat next Sunday. I've only seen the cat on picture, but I'm sure she will give them a lot of love.

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” 
~ Pablo Neruda

For me, it seems I'm taking the right turns on each crossroad as well. Thoughts have been giving a place. And when you realize reality isn't a fairytale, but what you learn is that there is so much to live for. So much to care for. My road has just started to blossom and I know that the path will be in full bloom when I keep walking, because after all, isn't the journey as important then the destination. Now I will have something to look back to, and something to yearn for, but I will especially hope that the destination stays far away. The petals will fall, but will transform the grass in a beautiful pink carpet. Changing isn't always a bad thing, falling isn't either, because something new will be born out of it, and in this case, we will be enjoying apples in September.

Top: Vintage - Skirt and Bag: H&M - Bow: Veritas - Shoes; Steven Madden

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