Thursday, 24 July 2014

OOTD || neon shorts & white lace

lace cami - New Look (similar) || floral shorts - topshop (similar) || shoes - zara (last year) || rings - markets and kukee

This is totally not something I'd usually wear - which is why I'm blogging it 'cos what I usually wear really isn't worth seeing haha. I wore this to go out for pizza for mama's birthday. It was mega hot when we left so tried to choose the coolest, nicer clothes I have, but by the time we were leaving it was raining and stormy! Yeh how every exciting well done Amber doing great with the whole 'blogging about interesting things' lark. But everyone was talking about the storms and I'm British so I have excuses...

I've basically prattled on about the weather for this entire post. The only other things I can mention are please ignore how lumpy my knees are, this bothers me ridiculous amounts. Also how much does my hair need a trim?! And I apologise for the classic posey blogger 'oohh look how pretty the floor is' pose but my face is incredibly unphotogenic so I'd rather look like a classic posey blogger than subject you to my face. Unforch there isn't much I can do about the lumpy knees...

Sunday, 20 July 2014

This week happiness is... #2

More music making me happy! Been so much more into my music lately. Thanks to Kerri for commenting last week and introducing me to Twenty One Pilots - they have been played a lot this week! I have a couple of playlists I've been listening to non-stop. I love mega chill music, electronic or acoustic, also absolutely love folk music. Working in Fat Face means I'm introduced to some mega cool music.

Time off from work! Got to take the sis out for a day (shopping and wagamamas - more happiness!).

Finding a recipe similar to Frankie & Benny's sticky pasta that they stopped doing ages ago on Hayley's blog Water Painted Dreams! I can't wait to make it! (Without the chicken though).

Doing nothing but sitting in the crazy hot sun all day.

Feeling creatively inspired. I'm sure I said this last week as well! It seems to come in bursts! I honestly think at different points during the week I have some really good ideas, and for the rest of the week I'm just a flop.

Making my own wrapping paper for mama's birthday! I started off with no paper, no tape, and no birthday card! I found a kiddy craft box and improvised with pink paper, stickers and silver tape. Turned out much better than any store bought paper and I can't wait for my sister's birthday now!

Yummy pizza at Pizza Express with the fam to celebrate mama's birthday. We love a good pizza.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Bookmarked #12

If Disney Princesses were actually sloths. This made my day. Actually it made my week. Slotherella is my fave.

I struggle with feeling lonely a lot, and struggle spending time alone so this post helped a bit and gave me some things to think about.

Make sure you watch the video of this link. Photographer comes face to face with leopard seal and the seal tries to feed him!

Easy fish and chips recipe on Blue Hair in Belgium. Perfect for a student like me who likes her food to have more flavour than boring chicken.

Enlarged photos of drugs - so pretty to look at.

This is so true. I can relate to it especially well I apologise all the time, and this video shows how apologetic us women are for, well, being women.

Music snobs. I hate them too.

Almost didn't include this. And still considering writing a post on it but it'd just be a huge negative rant. So I'll leave it here, take a deep breath, and know that not everything is worth reacting to.

Such amazing, emotive photos.

Recently got into listening to poetry on youtube. Don't be put off - it's not the same as your English teacher rattling it off in the same monotonous voice all year. It's passionate - and this one in particular stirred up so many emotions and made me cry.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

I hate zoos

I'm not going to make this a long one, I think it's pretty obvious why some people hate zoos. The only zoo I know that I can support is Dublin zoo. I'm just writing this short post because an email came through recently asking me to sign a petition to save a depressed polar bear. If you haven't heard, Arturo is a polar bear living in very poor conditions in a too hot climate, and on top of that has seemed to be depressed since his companion passed away two years ago. This petition is to move the polar bear to a more suitable zoo in Canada, where the temperatures are closer to that of it's natural habitat.

I don't agree with zoos at all, like I said, but this move would be a vast improvement to the conditions it's currently in. Also like the facebook page for more news.