Thursday, September 16, 2010

Ocean-sized Love

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I used to be a bookworm in high school reading anything from Sweet Valley High / University, Love Stories, Hardy Boys, Archie (does that count? lol) down to the Encyclopedia and anything History-related (yeah i love History so much!). But lost touch of my bookwormish self during college the time when the internet was spreading like wildfire.
Now I'm rekindling my passion for books after i found this tattered, with pages already yellow and brittle, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, when I was cleaning our book shelf. We had this since like forever but never really got interested because of its shabby appearance.Now I know why one shouldn't judge a book by its cover. It turned out to be so good I couldn't put it down and has been the reason why I skipped meals, has foregone web surfing, and snubbing the boyfriend during our beach trip last weekend. hahahaha
 Anyone care to suggest books that are worth reading? I'm looking out for my next read. The last book I read was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows so it's really been ages ago already.

wearing:

Oversized crochet top - thrifted for PhP 5! (that's like zero US dollar. :))
Denim shorts - DIY
Flip Flops - Havaianas
Floppy hat - from One Cebu expo at the CICC
Sunnies - Mongkok night market (my current fave) 

23 comments:

Melai said...

lovely beach babe you are :) Gosh gosh i miss reading a really good book too since everything or almost is on the internet. :)

hearts,
Melai of Style and Soul

Gela said...

love the shape of your glasses! you look so fabulous in the pictures. makes me wish i lived near the beach. :(

also, awesome 5-peso crochet top!


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Phuong said...

great photos of you at the beach!

Kookie B. said...

damn! this post makes me miss the beach moooore!!!!

Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

ah, the beach...i miss it soo much.
is this in moalboal again? :D

the crochet top is such a find at P5!

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W. said...

i love pictures taken at the beach !<3 and your are amazing !kisses

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Georgia G. said...

These photos are just lovely and your style is amazing :) I'll definately follow your blog [:

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Arushi Khosla (FabBlab) said...

These are some freaking stunning pictures! I love your crochet :)

What camera do you use?

cherie said...

fabulous beach pictures. the sea is so relaxing noh? try The Hunger Games series, addicting ;)

t said...

Great pics! Lovely outfit!

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Eunice said...

Great photos! I love reading sweet valley pocketbooks then. :))


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¶ Michelle said...

wow, what a lovely day at the beach :) love these shots x

yOka said...

Great pictures, nice blog!

dollparts said...

where's this beach located? this post makes me miss my beach trips, hehe.. i love reading books toom mostly romantic fiction. anyway, i love your blog! im a new follower.. =)

Philip the Fashion Shooter said...

drooling over your 5 peso top. that's a great find. :)

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michelle_ said...

i can tell y those sunnies are your fave ! they're VERY gorgeous !!!
and i love the floppy hat too !

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Denise said...

miss the beach. And you look like the perfect beach babe. Love your crochet cover up.

pinky said...

I looove your photos! I wish I live near the beach! I love the beach! Awesome outfit too! Loveeely!

I'm a bookworm myself too. I kinda lost my passion over the years, but promised to rekindle with it this year. I highly recommend 'The Help' and 'The Guernsey and the Potato Peel Society'. Those are my favorite reads this year, so far. And would you believe, I just gave in to HP this year. Started reading the series last July, and I'm now on the last book. LOL!

Your blog is really one of my favorites, Dred! Yeah, we kinda have similar tastes in clothes!

Jess said...

i wish i could be at the beach right now. what is the book about, i was almost going to read something by ayn rand.

ari said...

hi dred! :)
the crochet sweater/top you are wearing is soo beautiful!!
xo
ari

beba said...

What good book can do! I love books too.

I recommend you books Conversations with God 1, 2 and 3. If you didn't read them already. I love these books, because they are full of the answers on the questions that everybody who thinks is asking. Also, there are answers about space and time, which are written so simple and clearly that is easy to understand them. And I love this. Highly recommended!

Peace and love!

stellectism said...

Lovely! Shoot me, these photos are so beautiful! you look so good here!