The True Sea

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Taking stock


Chiaki Creates - Taking Stock chiakicreates.comEnjoying: a 9 day holiday in Winter Wonderland aka Sweden and wishing it had been longer.
Listening: to Nick Drake and the Bedazzled soundtrack.
Wearing: black Rocket Dog boots and Breton tops.
Making: an effort to stay in touch with friends and family.
Cooking: too much pasta.
Drinking: the Swedish probiotic strawberry drink ProViva.
Feeling: alternately elated and petrified about the future.
Reading: The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami.
Looking: for a new fun job.
Wishing: that everyone I love lived in the same place with me.
Liking: laughing over a couple of glasses of wine with my childhood friend.
Waiting: for the next episode of The Last Podcast on the Left. Always.
Snacking: on Pink Lady apples, hazelnuts and Nākd Cocoa Crunch bars.
Coveting: retro lingerie.
Hearing: a few podcasts every day.
Learning: how to make time for relaxing.
Loving: the secret project that I’m working on.
Watching: season 3 of American Horror Story.
Admiring: my best friend even more when I saw her on stage for the first time in Sweden.
Getting: so much love from all the amazing people in my life.
Wondering: if London might not be the place for me anymore.
Playing: The Resistance with new friends.
Noticing: how much I’ve changed in the last year and loving it.
Giggling: and tearing up simultaneously while watching Rik Mayall: Lord of Misrule.
Bookmarking: new yoga poses to learn.
Deciding: to stop wasting my time on insignificant things.
Hoping: everything will fall into place in February.
Contemplating: going back to school to get a psychology degree.
Wanting: stability and structure.
Thinking: about happiness.
Knowing: how lucky I am to finally have found a man who knows how to handle me.

Taking Stock is a feature inspired by the lovely Pip of Meet Me At Mike’s.

8 thoughts on “Taking stock

  1. What a stunning photo!!

  2. I cannot stop eating the Nakd chocolate orange bars – sooo good! loved reading what you’re up to. Murakami is on my to read list this year. :)

  3. I’m really envious. We don’t have any snow and I’m itching to go out in it and take some photos.

  4. I still can’t watch anything with Rik in it. Too sad :( xx

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