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Louise // 28 // English.
I love live music, concert adventures, exploring new places, taking photos, dresses with quirky prints, colourful eye make up, tattoos, fashion, beauty, creative writing, reading, dystopian novels, movies, crafting, journaling, novelty accessories, animals, nature, tapirs, bunnies, and much more!
I love to write lists!

Louise follows:
  • Cadbury Easter Eggs
  • Getting chocolate as gifts- who doesn't love that?
  • Watching movies like Steel Magnolias and The Sound of Music.
  • Daffodils and tulips.
  • Sitting down for a turkey dinner with all the trimmings with the family.
  • Making cornflake cake bird nests with Mini Eggs.
  • Evenings getting lighter.
  • Weather getting warmer.
  • Blossom on the trees.
  • Seeing lambs and calves in the fields.
  • Watching Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory for the millionth time.
  • All the pretty pastel colours.
  • Kinder Mini Eggs.
  • Putting together Easter-themed outfits.
  • Bank holidays.
  • That it's just about acceptable to eat ch...
mar 20 2016 ∞
mar 20 2016 +
  • Ornate black and gold iron gates leading in to a field in the country.
  • A herd of beautiful large deer in said field. They were large, red-coloured deer with white spots, and I *think* they were fallow deer. Many had antlers and I think they were all stags and bucks.
  • Two bucks rutting antlers.
  • A folly in Barrington Park, which we originally thought was an observation unit or some kind of WW2 look out / shelter.
  • A village fete complete with bunting.
  • A cricket match played by grown men in proper cricket attire on a village sports pitch.
  • A sculpture exhibition held in a field.
  • Plenty of red phone boxes.
  • A horse and cart.
  • Two horses with young riders being led by adults down a country road.
  • A red kite circling low in the sky, on th...
jun 22 2014 ∞
jun 23 2014 +
  • Two white porcelain lamps with Cath Kidston style lampshades for beside my bed. (Because my current lamp is crackling, flickering, and affecting other electrical items).
  • A floral polka dot waste paper bin from Dunelm.
  • Herbal Essences shampoo. (90s style aka the best shampoo!)
  • Original Source mint hand soap.
  • Marie Claire magazine.
  • Cosmopolitan magazine.
  • Lots of Body Shop goodies for A's birthday, and a few for myself.
  • Surviving The Evacuation Book 3: Family by Frank Tayell on the Kindle.
  • A bottle of orange Fanta.
  • A bottle of Coca Cola and a Mr Whippy ice cream (with flake, of course!)
  • A packet of bugs and a packet of dinosaur toys to send to K.
jun 8 2014 ∞
jun 8 2014 +
  • Brinkley. (Golden retriever, obviously)!
  • Mr. Jingles. (Mouse).
  • Travis. (For a guinea pig).
  • Dermot.
  • Colin.
  • Chester.
  • Hamish.
  • Douglas.
  • Pip / Pippin.
  • Gus.
  • Darcy.
  • Marley.
  • Clementine.
  • Berkley / Barkley.
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 11 2014 +
  • German Shepherd.
  • Golden Retriever.
  • Bernese Mountain Dog.
  • Red setter.
  • Pug.
  • French Bulldog.
  • Saluki.
  • Borzoi.
  • Daschund.
  • Westie.
  • Scottie Dog.
  • Irish Wolfhound.
  • Old English Sheepdog.
  • Newfoundland.
  • Samoyed.
  • Airedale.
  • Briard.
  • Border Collie.
  • Dalmatian.
  • Malamute.
  • Basset Hound
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 2 2014 +
  • I wanna scream "I love you" from the top of my lungs, but I'm afraid that someone else will hear me.
  • If home is where the heart is then we're all just fucked.
  • Oh, freckle freckle what makes you so special?
  • Oh, baby you're a classic, like a little black dress.
  • I'm gonna make your sweat roll backwards, and your heart beat in reverse.
  • I'm boring but overcompensate with headlines and flash flash flash photography.
  • Boycott love, detox just to retox.
  • I'd promise you anything for another shot at life.
  • Tonight the foxes hunt the hounds.
  • The best of us can find happiness in misery.
  • Hell or glory, I don't want anything in between.
may 30 2014 ∞
jul 2 2014 +
  • Photography.
  • Creative writing.
  • Art.
  • Jewellery making.
  • Dress making.
  • Quilt making.
  • Crochet making.
  • Knitting.
  • Sewing.
  • Baking and cake decorating.
  • Cookery.
  • Candle making, so I can make tea cup candles.
  • Card making.
  • Another animal care or animal behaviour course of some kind.
  • Web design.
may 30 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • All five members of Boyzone. (Four of them on numerous occasions).
  • Ronnie Barker.
  • Jeremy Clarkson.
  • Dara O' Briain.
  • Tiny Hobley. (Numerous times- she was a regular customer at work).
  • Liz Hurley.
  • Thom Yorke.
  • Ruby Wax.
  • John McCririck.
  • John Craven.
  • Keavy and Edele Lynch (of B*Witched / Barbarellas fame).
  • Shayne Ward.
  • All members of Point Break (back in the nineties).
may 30 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Go for a walk along the river.
  • Go to the wildlife park, even if I can only manage a small section of it. (<- DONE!)
  • Go for a cold drink at a pub with a riverside beer garden.
  • Visit Bourton on the Water and wander around with an ice cream.
  • Go for gelato.
  • Wander around Christchurch in Oxford.
  • Go for cake at Patisserie Valerie.
  • Visit the Ashmolean museum.
  • Visit Pitt Rivers museum.
  • Have a barbecue.
  • Go on a picnic.
  • Bare my legs in public.
  • Go strawberry picking.
  • Sunbathe in the garden with a book and some music.
  • Make a new summer playlist on my iPod.
  • Wear my hair in milkmaid braids if it's l...
may 29 2014 ∞
jun 9 2014 +
  • Birmingham.
  • London.
  • Oxford.
  • Cardiff.
  • Dublin.
  • Belfast.
  • Liverpool.
  • Newcastle.
  • Edinburgh.
  • Glasgow.
  • Aberdeen.
  • Inverness.
  • Bournemouth.
  • Brighton.
  • Shepton Mallet.
  • Sandown.
  • Henley-on-Thames.
  • RAF Brize Norton.
may 29 2014 ∞
jun 2 2014 +
  • Freshly baked bread.
  • Freshly cut grass.
  • Cakes and other sweet treats baking in the oven.
  • The smell of the sea.
  • The smell of sea weed and algae.
  • The smell of tarmac during / after a rain storm.
  • Turkey and stuffing roasting in the oven on Christmas morning.
  • The Body Shop's satsuma shower gel and body lotion.
  • The Body Shop's coconut body butter and body lotions.
  • DKNY Delicious perfumes- especially Red Delicious.
  • Escada Taj Sunset perfume.
  • Fresh strawberries, pineapple, and peaches.
  • L'Occitane verbena and cherry blossom scents.
may 29 2014 ∞
jun 9 2014 +
  • The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.
  • The Stand by Stephen King.
  • The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins.
  • The Divergent series by Veronica Roth.
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
  • Under the Dome by Stephen King.
  • The Taking by Dean Koontz.
  • The Road by Cormack McCarthy.
  • The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell.
  • The Tommyknockers by Stephen King.
  • Misery by Stephen King.
may 28 2014 ∞
may 28 2014 +
  • Finish my Christmas cross stitch picture
  • Get my Christmas pictures framed in time for Christmas
  • Make my Christmas cross stitch cards
  • Go to Bourton-on-the-Water's Christmas lights event
  • Decorate the Christmas tree
  • Decorate the house
  • Decorate my bedroom
  • Go for a walk to forage for foliage for natural decorations
  • Make Christmas playlists to soundtrack the season
  • Watch Christmas movies throughout December
  • Have at least one Christmas movie marathon
  • Finish my Christmas shopping
  • Wrap all of my Christmas presents beautifully
  • Write Christmas cards
nov 5 2014 ∞
nov 5 2014 +
  • An adorable baby anteater being taken for a ride on it's mother's back.
  • A peacock displaying it's feathers.
  • A completely white peacock. It had the 'eyes' on its feathers, just faintly in white / cream.
  • Two tiny miniature ponies with white fur and black freckles.
  • A pig with curly fur like a sheep!
  • A sifaka jumping around it's enclosure.
  • Wolves sunbathing in the patches of sunlight in their den.
  • Three beautiful giraffes grazing and curiously checking out visiting humans.
  • Humboldt penguins poking their heads out from their nesting box caves.
  • A Bactrian camel rolling around on the grass like a horse.
  • A zebra foal sparked out on the ground in the sun.
  • Beautiful clouded snow leopards.
jun 8 2014 ∞
jun 9 2014 +
  • Boyzone.
  • The Backstreet Boys.
  • 'N Sync.
  • Eternal.
  • Michael Jackson.
  • En Vogue.
  • B*Witched.
  • East 17.
  • TLC.
  • Five.
  • Steps.
  • Gala.
  • Gabrielle.
  • The Vengaboys.
  • Linkin Park.
  • Oasis.
  • Pulp.
  • Blur
  • Pink.
  • Craig David.
  • Will Smith.
jun 2 2014 ∞
jun 2 2014 +
  • Caleb.
  • Jacob.
  • Miles.
  • Morgan.
  • Cormack.
  • Connor.
  • Daniel.
  • James.
  • Brin.
  • Ronan.
  • Logan.
  • George.
  • Matthew.
  • Nate.
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 1 2014 +
  • A convoy of hundreds of motorbikes.
  • Hundreds of bikers dressed in their leathers.
  • Flags attached to motorbikes billowing in the breeze.
  • People sitting in deck chairs outside their houses, and many others lining village streets waiting to see the parade of motorbikes.
  • A shiny silver Bentley.
  • An old Rolls Royce.
  • A grey squirrel foraging in a paddock.
  • A few pheasants dotted around the countryside.
  • Wild rabbits munching on long lush green grass.
  • A furry ginger Highland cow.
  • A paddock of donkeys.
  • Two giraffes in the Wildlife Park, seen from a distance in a country lane alongside the park's perimeter.
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 1 2014 +
  • Hot air balloon.
  • Limo.
  • Motorbike.
  • Cruise ship.
  • Yacht.
  • Kayak.
  • Canoe.
  • Row boat.
  • Jet ski.
  • Horse back.
  • Horse and carriage.
  • Skateboard.
  • Camel caravan.
  • Surf board.
  • Body board.
  • Parachute.
  • Train.
  • Car.
  • Submarine.
  • Hang glider.
  • Airplane.
may 30 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Drowning.
  • Small spaces / being trapped- I'm very claustrophobic.
  • Dying in a fire.
  • Spiders.
  • Dying alone.
  • Being in pain forever.
  • Being in a car crash / road accident.
  • Dying a horrible death.
  • Public speaking.
  • Being buried alive.
  • Never being able to live a normal life again.
  • Becoming paralyzed from the neck down / being trapped in my body.
  • Losing my sight.
  • Winged flying bugs dive bombing me.
may 30 2014 ∞
jun 5 2014 +
  • Perranporth.
  • Perranporth / Perran Sands Beach.
  • Porth Beach.
  • Newquay.
  • Sandbanks Beach.
  • New York City.
  • La Palmyre.
  • Dublin.
  • London.
  • Camden.
  • Covent Garden.
  • Whipsnade Wild Animal Park.
  • The Cotswold Wildlife Park.
  • Bournemouth Beach.
  • St. Ives.
  • Padstow.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 29 2014 +
  • A Kodak point and shoot digital camera for £49.
  • Three cotton sweetheart dresses from Dorothy Perkins. (Cherry print, heart print with polka dots, bow print).
  • A chevron cotton fit and flare dress in Autumnal colours.
  • A pair of black jelly sandals!
  • Two pairs of flats sandals in black and tan.
  • A pair of pink sandals. So comfortable!
  • Vitamin E moisture cream from The Body Shop.
  • Body Shop satsuma body lotion.
  • A clay face mask from The Body Shop.
  • A couple of cheap Kindle books.
  • The Invasion on DVD.
  • A Benefit skincare set for my sister's birthday.
  • Wrapping paper for said birthday present.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Flamingos.
  • Foxes.
  • Daschunds.
  • Cats.
  • Birds.
  • Bird cages.
  • Swans.
  • Penny farthings.
  • Hearts.
  • Polka dots.
  • Stripes.
  • Butterflies.
  • Daisies.
  • Raccoons.
  • Woodland animals.
  • Florals.
  • Tartan.
  • Aztec.
  • Hummingbirds.
  • Penguins.
  • Scottie dogs.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Birds singing outside.
  • The whirring of my laptop. It ain't happy.
  • The methodical hum of my ceiling fan.
  • My fingers tapping against my laptop keyboard.
  • The roar of a plane taking off.
may 28 2014 ∞
may 28 2014 +
  • Lighter mornings.
  • Brighter evenings.
  • Seeing green starting to return to the trees.
  • Blossom and magnolias blooming everywhere I look.
  • Bright yellow daffodils.
  • Colourful tulips.
  • Daisies poking up from the grass.
  • The sound of bird song.
  • Warmer weather after the long cold Winter.
  • Seeing lambs frolicking in the fields.
  • Watching Steel Magnolias. (Like I need an excuse.)
  • Pastel colours.
  • Seeing bright and colourful Spring fashion on the high street.
  • Wearing pastel coloured nail polishes like mint, lilac, and coral.
  • Not having to wear a jacket with everythi...
apr 6 2015 ∞
apr 6 2015 +
  • My memory box full of letters, ticket stubs, and other mementos.
  • My laptop or hard drive as I have a lot of irreplaceable photos and videos on them, along with my music collection.
  • As many photos as possible.
  • My signed Boyzone programme from the first time I met them.
  • My pain medication so I wouldn't suffer terrible withdrawal symptoms.
  • An old notebook filled with creative writing.
  • My first edition copy of The Tree of Seasons book.
  • My heart print Alice and You prom dress.
  • My fox print dress from South at Very.
  • My bird print maxi dress from Dorothy Perkins.
  • My yellow polka dot prom dress from AX Paris.
  • My flamingo / pearl locket necklace.
jun 18 2014 ∞
jun 18 2014 +
  • Noisy eaters.
  • Bad basic spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • The phrases 'amazeballs', 'amaze', 'chillax', 'threenager', 'totes amaze', 'fakeaway', 'tired/bored/pissed-off.com' and the like.
  • Over use of exclamation marks on social media.
  • Racism.
  • Homophobia.
  • People who talk on the phone while being served in shops- so rude!
  • People who allow their feral kids to treat shops like play areas.
  • Being interrupted and talked over when I speak.
  • Bullying of any kind.
  • Being patronized.
  • People who post every gross little detail about their ugly babies on Facebook, alo...
jun 2 2014 ∞
jun 2 2014 +
  • Rosie.
  • Poppy.
  • Josie.
  • Jenna.
  • Daisy.
  • Ivy.
  • Violet.
  • Kitty.
  • Jessica.
  • Olivia.
  • Ebony.
  • Freya.
  • Rose.
  • Holly.
  • Phoebe.
  • Rebecca.
  • Katie.
  • Erica.
  • Erin.
  • Beatrice.
  • Beatrix.
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 1 2014 +
  • Hundreds of motorbikes from a convention honking their horns at passing people and vehicles.
  • A crow caw-ing from a country field like a bad horror movie omen.
  • Birds singing from the trees in the countryside.
  • A loud but tranquil wooshing of water from a fast-moving babbling brook.
  • A roar from a large plane taking off.
jun 1 2014 ∞
jun 1 2014 +
  • Jewellery.
  • Crochet granny square blankets.
  • A patchwork quilt.
  • Macarons.
  • Dresses.
  • Skirts.
  • Bunting.
  • Tea cup candles.
  • Knitted scarves.
  • Chocolate truffles.
  • Better images for web design and computer use.
may 30 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Play feel good tunes.
  • Read inspiring quotes.
  • Read inspiring song lyrics.
  • Have a good cry.
  • Sleep it off.
  • Run a relaxing bubble bath.
  • Pamper yourself.
  • Eat comfort food.
  • Go shopping and treat yourself to something nice.
  • Contact good friends for support, a shoulder, and a giggle.
  • Watch favourite feel good films.
  • Get your hair done.
  • Be around animals.
  • Cuddle pets.
  • Take a walk.
  • Dress up in your favourite outfits.
  • Buy a great new outfit.
  • Avoid Facebook.
  • Buy yourself flowers.
may 30 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • The sound of rain drumming against the windows and roof.
  • Curling up under a blanket with a good book when it's raining.
  • Going for a walk in the rain without an umbrella and returning home to a hot bath or shower.
  • The smell of cakes and other sweet treats baking in the oven.
  • The sound of sea gulls at the seaside.
  • The excitement I feel waking up on the day of a concert.
  • The adrenaline rush of excitement when seeing a band perform live.
  • Receiving hand-written letters in the mail.
  • Receiving a parcel... even if it's something I've bought for myself.
  • Strangers who say 'hello' as I pass them in the street.
  • Receiving compliments from strangers.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Going to concerts and gigs regularly.
  • Travelling.
  • Hopping on a train or plane to visit friends, go to concerts, or visit somewhere new.
  • Days out to London.
  • Going to the theatre to see a musical.
  • Going on random adventures.
  • Being pain free.
  • Swimming.
  • Long bubble baths. (I can't get in and out of the tub- showers for me).
  • Holidays.
  • Going to the beach.
  • Regular trips to the hairdressers.
  • Wearing contact lenses. (Can't afford them now).
  • Looking after my pets.
  • Day long shopping trips.
  • Going out for meals.
  • My freedom and independence.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 30 2014 +
  • Zoo keeper.
  • Animal welfare officer / assistant / or kennel hand.
  • Veterinary nurse.
  • Pet shop owner / worker.
  • Baker.
  • Make up artist.
  • Buyer.
  • Visual merchandiser.
  • Professional blogger.
  • Personal shopper.
  • Something in fashion... making people of all sizes feel fabulous.
  • Web designer.
  • Novelist.
  • Book shop owner or employee.
  • Farmer.
  • Photographer.
  • Marine biologist.
may 29 2014 ∞
may 29 2014 +
  • Titanic.
  • Steel Magnolias.
  • Schindler's List.
  • Julie and Julia.
  • You've Got Mail.
  • Practical Magic.
  • Walk the Line.
  • Australia.
  • The Time Traveller's Wife.
  • The Family Stone.
  • Phantom of the Opera.
  • Dirty Dancing.
  • The Hunger Games.
  • Catching Fire.
  • Divergent.
  • The Book Thief.
  • Stepmom.
  • Pretty Woman.
  • Mamma Mia.
  • Taken.
  • 28 Days Later.
may 28 2014 ∞
may 29 2014 +