Friday, 30 March 2012

some other universe

somewhere, very far away, in some other universe i am leaving. i have a small battered old suitcase with clasps and it doesn't hold much. but thats ok, because there isn't much that i need. i didn't plan this, well, not in the sense that i marked it all out, step by step and counted down the days. but in a way, i suppose it was always planned, singing away in the back of my heart, underneath the dust in my mind and on the other side of my soul. 
i walk into my bedroom and pull out my favourite dress, a worn pair of shorts and a few sleeveless tops. i make my way into the living room and grab my cardigan with the button missing from where i'd thrown it on the sofa. there's still a little room left in my case so i drop in my red nail polish, vanilla perfume and a half used packet of chewing gum.
as i slip my bare feet into a pair of beaten up sandals i push some notes into my shorts pocket, along with my bank card and drivers license.
i sling my yellow bag over my shoulder and as an afterthought pick up my daisy grip and clip it into my hair. 
when i walk out of the door i pause to push big red sunglasses over my face and breathe in one last breath of here.
i shove my suitcase and bag into the front seat and then climb in and start the engine. winding down the window i can already feel the sun burning softly against my skin, the perfect pain. 
i know i have a ticket, to some place.
in some other universe it is all so very different. 


Thursday, 29 March 2012


ok, so i know this is late...and i also know i haven't been blogging much lately. bad millie.
it's just work. 
work. work. work.
i always said i would never say that. in my youth (yes i am only 23 and i am using that phrase. thats how bad things are.) i would roll my eyes when people said that they couldn't do the things they loved because they were so busy doing work they very much didn't love. i would simply shrug my shoulders and say very unhelpful things like 'so get another job' or 'just quit! life's too short!'.
a few weeks a go i wanted to slap my younger, blonder self in the face and shout 'stupid girl!'. but now, maybe i should start taking a leaf out of her book. 
and for goodness sake i really need to STOP MOANING. i have become The Moaning Queen. 
and on that note...
the day for mothers came and went as did the traditional 'family meal' and a rather spontaneous jaunt through the daffodils.

the mother and the brother
the mother and the uncle
the uncle and the nan
the nan and the mother
and me and the brother

and yes, there was lots of getting up and playing musical chairs in order to get all these photos (and all the hundreds and thousands the uncle insisted on taking and that the brother insisted on escaping out of) before the food and drinks arrived.

my yummy starter of mellon (which was actually ridiculously filling and i had to wimp out and get the brother to eat half)
vegan curry and chips. happy millie
good coffee. mucho happy millie

then we all decided to go catch some pixies in the daffodils.

love and all that jazz x

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

oh how fabulous!

some new pretty little things in my etsy shop!

love and all that jazz x

Saturday, 17 March 2012

a sparkly song on a saturday night spent baking biscuits

love and all that jazz x

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

my little place in cyber space

hello lovely beings.
just thought i'd let you know that i have eventually got myself a little etsy shop :) i've not been feeling too well so at the moment i have only put on a small collection of bracelets. but there is still sooooo much more to come. i have been crafting like crazy lately, and am so keen to hurry up and get it on etsy. 
if you'd like to go take a browse please do :) (i wish it was an actual real life shop because then i could make you all a cuppa tea and ask if you wanted cake)

love and all that jazz x

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

blue skies make me smile through everything

my latest tattoo...

so whenever i'm feeling a bit sad, i can just open my hand and i'll always have a small piece of the blue sky with me. 

love and all that jazz x

Thursday, 1 March 2012

roll up! roll up!

just some cute scribbles...