Thursday, August 15, 2013

A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Karen Walker Sunnies - Shopbop; DIY Necklace;  Black Basic Tee - Dotti ; Assymetrical High-waisted Skirt - Cue; Bag - ASOS; Boots - Tony Bianco

Brisbane weather totally sucks; I swear it is bipolar! It is really hot during the day and cold as ice at night. Being the lazy person I am; I try to dress to accommodate the transition from day to night – wear a long sleeve and a skirt, so during the day I am still ‘cool’ (because I am wearing a skirt) and at night I am ‘warm’ (by wearing a long sleeve top, seriously, what was I thinking when I woke up this morning?!). I swear this thinking does not work at all. I am hot and sweaty during the day and by the late afternoon I am an icicle.
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Doesn’t help that I was feeling yucky today, so this was all I could manage to pull off. Do you know those days where you feel like your ugly and your hair doesn’t like you, even though you washed it the night before, it is oily and just hates you. Usually, when I am feeling like that I opt for tying my hair up. I usually tend to stay away from tying my hair up because I have a face the size of a meat bun; by keeping my hair down it doesn’t look so large (some weird Asian logic my mother taught me).

I really want to find different ways to style my hair when it is not in my favour. I’ve tried dry shampoo but I feel as if I am just chucking junk into my head, or maybe I am not using the right products. Not too sure, hmm.
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Anyway, I am actually meant to be doing my ethics case study due next Monday but I have yet to start typing it. I procrastinate like crazy; does anyone have ANY suggestions to keep motivated and focused? I work well under pressure but lately I have been cutting it close and what I have also realised, as soon as I cut it close- I settle for a pass not a 7. Speaking of this case study, I should get back to it and my Sydney photo diary will be up probably this weekend.

Lots of love,

Vacant Days xx

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Craft Beer Bar

So after going AWOL for a good couple of months I decided to come back. I don't know, but I always felt pressured to always post an outfit post but with the life I am currently having its hard.

I recently went to Sydney a couple of weeks ago, just a week before I resumed to Uni. My life after I left Sydney was just a month of terrible events; first - my luggage went missing in the airport, second – my laptop and my friends laptop along with my eBook reader my boyfriend got me for my birthday was stolen, third – I cut my hand trying to catch a glass at work, forth – probably a whole bunch of things but they were little compared to my major ones.

After all these things happen to me, I have very little faith in my life. I thought at one point it was Karma but I don’t think I have done anything THAT BAD to cause this. I pretty much just study, hang out with my friends/boyfriend and work. So I do not know what I did.

Anyway, for the longest time I stopped buying clothes and just simply did not care about what I wore. Well of course, I am not just going to show up wearing pyjamas but anything presentable will do. Maybe because I feel insecure all the time due to gaining weight (still attempting to eat clean and failing horribly). I then turned out to become a foodie (this makes me sound completely obese). Today after Uni, I discovered this bar and it has the nicest beers ever! And the setting is so cosy. It’s called Craft Beer Bar at the Embassy and it’s such a nice chilled place to hang out.

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We got this beer that had a white chocolate after-taste that was amazing. I hate beer so this is saying something. I rarely drink because I am so light-weight, the only time I would drink is at an occasion or if I was going out. Other than that I do not enjoy drinking partially because I turn into a tomato and I look like I just broke out in hives so, I tend to avoid it majority of the time.

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Anyway, I better head to sleep now because it is about to hit midnight and I have to wake up in 7 hours to go running from Southbank to my house which is about 6km apart? This is probably my billionth time I have attempted to get fit, but better that than nothing. I have a lot of respect for people who can eat clean, exercise and completely restrict themselves to everything. I find it impossibly hard to do that so I just do what I can.

Lots of love,

Vacant Days xx

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