From Sugarplum

  • What is your current state of mind? Lonely
  • What do you consider the most overrated virtue? Piety. So much harm has been done.
  • On what occasion do you lie? When the truth would serve no purpose
  • What do you most dislike about your appearance? My posture
  • Your favorite painter? Van Gogh
  • Your favorite musician? Chet Baker
  • What is the quality you most like in a man? Gentle
  • What is the quality you most like in a woman? Refined taste and sensibility
  • Which words or phrases do you most overuse? Candy
  • What or who is the greatest love of your life? James Dean. Everything else is going to be second best.
  • When and where were you happiest? By the shore, early morning, listening to The Shins
  • Which talent would you most like to have?... Great ability in logic and reasoning lik...
mar 7 2011 ∞
nov 2 2016 +
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Paris

    • Dance around my hotel room to the song La Vie En Rose by Édith Piaf
    • Having croissants and steaming cafe au lait in bed for breakfast
    • Finally speaking in French
    • Watching the street performers in the Place Igor Stravinsky
    • Taking photographs of the great architecture
    • Listening to music by Juliette Gréco, Édith Piaf, Yves Montand, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Brel, Charles Aznavour, Thomas Dutronc, Yann Tiersen, etc. whilst I walk the streets of Montmartre
    • Visiting the museums and art conventions, especially Musee de la Poupee and Musée d'Orsay
    • Having picnic with baguette and wine at the Siene
    • Meet Jean-Pierre Jeunet
    • Sous le ciel de Paris s'envole une chanson hmm hmm / Elle est née d'aujourd'hui d...
apr 21 2010 ∞
apr 13 2012 +
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  • Art Blakey: No Problem
  • Artie Shaw: Begin the Beguine, Moonglow, Stardust
  • Astrud Gilberto: A Certain Sadness, Corcovado (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars), Fly Me to the Moon, In the Wee Small Hours
  • Benny Goodman: Always & Always
  • Beth Rowley: You've Got Me Wrapped Around Your Little Finger
  • Billie Holiday: As Time Goes By, I'll Be Seeing You, Prelude To a Kiss, Strange Fruit, Sugar, When My Lover Has Gone
  • Bobby Darin: Beyond the Sea, Fabulous Places, Mack the Knife
  • Brenda Lee: Break It To Me Gently, Sweet Nothin's
  • Buddy Greco: Around the World
  • Chet Baker: Blue Room, But Not For Me, Cherry Blues, Dancing on the Ceiling, Embraceable You, I Remember You, I've Never Been in Love Before, It's Always You, Just Friends, Lament, Let's Get Lost, Like Someone in Love, Moon Love, Tenderly, There Will Never ...
mar 9 2011 ∞
apr 14 2012 +
  • Adrien Brody
  • Al Bowlly
  • Alain Delon
  • Alec Newman
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Anna Karina
  • Anne Frank
  • Art Blakey
  • Artie Shaw
  • Audrey Tautou
  • Basil Rathbone
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Bob Dylan
  • Brian Wilson
  • Brigitte Bardot
  • Catherine Deneuve
  • Chantal Goya
  • Charles Aznavour
  • Charles Baudelaire
  • Charles Trénet
  • Charlotte Gainsbourg
oct 6 2010 ∞
oct 30 2011 +
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  • Old soul
  • Usually barefoot
  • I talk to strangers, especially grandpas and would invite them for pie
  • I drink tea maybe a little too much
  • I can't stand or sit still
  • Multilingual
  • I still send snail mail and postcards
  • I play the ukulele and harmonica
  • I take piano and ballet lessons
  • I love to dress up for Halloween (like everybody else)
    • Violet Baudelaire
    • Charlie Chaplin
    • Mia Wallace
    • Louise (Thelma & Louise)
    • David Bowie
    • Axl Rose
  • I'm a voracious reader
  • Spontaneously burst into dance
feb 3 2011 ∞
nov 2 2016 +
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  • Antique Epigraphs
  • Cinderella
  • Don Quixote
  • Four Bagatelles
  • Giselle
  • In the Night
  • Le Corsaire
  • Le Diable Amoureux
  • Le Sacre du Printemps
  • Les Sylphides
  • Petroushka
  • Swan Lake
  • The Dying Swan
  • The Nutcracker
  • The Sleeping Beauty
apr 13 2012 ∞
apr 13 2012 +
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i want to be a cream puff. a cream puff with apricots, or even a plain one. lukewarm at the bakery. in the window.

  • lemon meringue cake
  • blueberry pie
  • honey cake with orange glaze
  • crêpes
    • melted chocolat, bananes, mangues et strawberries
    • gâteau with plum compote
    • raspberry and chocolate sauce
  • butter cake
  • strawberry shortcake
  • chocolate almond torte
  • swedish apple cake
  • harvest loaf
  • clementines
  • cookie dough cupcake
  • strudels
apr 13 2012 ∞
apr 15 2012 +
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  • Golden Slumbers (♥)
  • This Boy
  • Here, There & Everywhere
  • Something
  • Because
  • I'm So Tired
  • Mother Nature's Son
  • Blackbird
  • Yesterday
  • For You Blue
  • If I Fell
  • Martha My Dear
  • Rocky Raccoon
  • And I Love Her
  • I'll Be Back
  • Hold Me Tight
  • Album: Rubber Soul
  • Beatle: Paul McCartney
oct 13 2010 ∞
nov 2 2016 +
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  • camomile
  • hazelnut
  • earl grey
  • pomegranate
  • cinnamon
  • wild berries
  • darjeeling
  • english breakfast
  • french vanilla
  • jasmine
  • prince of wales
  • winter spice
  • honeysuckle
  • strawberry promegranate
  • white christmas
apr 15 2012 ∞
aug 15 2012 +
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  • Al Bowlly: All of Me, Guilty, Midnight the Stars and You
  • André Claveau: Cerisiers Roses et Pommiers Blancs
  • The Boswell Sisters: Blue Moon, The Object of My Affection
  • Bruno Coulais: Pépinot
  • Charles Trénet: L'âme des poètes, Que reste-t-il de nos amours?, Vous êtes jolie, Vous qui passez sans me voir
  • Chet Baker: Lament, Like Someone in Love, Moon Love, Time After Time, Youre Mine, You!
  • Cinderella: C’est ça l’amour
  • Django Reinhardt: Clair de lune, I Can't Give You Anything But Love (Freddy Taylor, vocals), I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)
  • Dooley Wilson: As Time Goes By
  • Duke Ellington: I Got it Bad (And that Ain't Good)
  • Édith Piaf: La vie en Rose
  • The Four Aces: I Only Know I Love You, If You Can Dream, To Love Again
  • Eric Elmosnino & Anna Mouglalis: La Javanaise
  • Françoise Hardy: La Question, Puisque vous partez en voya...
apr 15 2012 ∞
apr 18 2012 +
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  • "I hope you live a life you're proud of. If you find you're not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again."

F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • "Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like."

Lemony Snicket

  • “She was dressed in a white little gown that came just below her knees, and a wreath of mignonettes clasped with blue slices of sapphire bound up her hair. Her pink bare fewet scattered the dew before them as she came. She was younger than John- not more than sixteen. "Hello," she cried softly, "I’m Kismine." She was much more than that to John already.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Diamond As Big A...

nov 12 2010 ∞
nov 2 2016 +