• "Listen to me: your body is not a temple. Temples can be destroyed and desecrated. Your body is a forest - thick canopies of maple leaves and sweet scented wild flowers sprouting in the underwood. You will grow back, over and over, no matter how badly you are devastated."
  • "Look at yourself. You're the kindest person I know. Look at how beautiful you are. Why do you need so much outside of yourself? Why isn't what you are enough?"
  • “I often don't say things out loud, even when I should. I contain and compartmentalize to a disturbing degree: In my belly-basement are hundreds of bottles of rage, despair, fear, but you'd never guess from looking at me.”
  • "La vérité c’est que je tombe rarement sur quelqu’un qui me plaît, parce que je suis le genre de fille qui aime les poèmes, les mots doux, les nuits chaudes...
jul 24 2015 ∞
aug 15 2017 +
  • When we played two on two soccer in the field by Tess's house as the sun was setting
  • Riding home from my orientation on the 211 on the part of the highway that overlooks the city as the sun was going down and realizing that high school is really over and this is my life now
  • How my friends call me Womble because at that big cemetery in Washington D.C there was a large tombstone and all it said was Womble and it became my nickname
  • The mall at ten o'clock on a weekday morning when no one's there and light pours in from the skylights
  • Last ever period of high school when I was crying and that reptile-weasel hybrid new principal still made us move desks into the gym for exams (god bless public school)
  • When the last bell rang and high school w...
jun 11 2014 ∞
nov 30 2018 +
  • The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North
  • So Sad Today by Melissa Broder
  • I See You by Clare Mackintosh
  • The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
  • The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell
  • The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell
  • An Education by Lynn Barber
  • Submarine by Joe Dunthorne
  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
aug 25 2017 ∞
sep 2 2017 +
  • Belgium
    • Brugge
  • France
    • Paris
    • Lille
    • Calais
  • Germany
    • Munich
  • Greece
    • Athens
    • Mykonos
    • Santorini
  • Iceland
    • Reykjavik
  • Italy
aug 1 2017 ∞
aug 1 2017 +
  • ivy covered brick walls
  • England
  • ice skating
  • the forest
  • the sea
  • cats
  • Lewisham
  • Oxford Street at Christmastime
  • uncut grass
  • narrow streets
  • bookshops
  • maps
  • le petit hameau
  • Versailles
  • the countryside
  • art
  • rolling hills
  • lushness
  • salty air
  • airports
  • the northern lights
dec 19 2012 ∞
nov 30 2018 +