accountability, bitches

accountability
transformers at universal standard
quoting

bitches 

What if you could be accountable to someone for the things you most want to happen for yourself? And what’s your reaction to that question? 

“I’m accountable only to myself.”
“I’m not accountable to anybody.”
“I don’t need or want to be accountable to anybody.”

Maybe you think that by this stage in your life, you should just be able to make things happen for yourself, by yourself?  

Read a self-help book and just do it! Perhaps you have a shelf of self-help books, but ultimately very few goals attained with their help. Or maybe you’ve been reading the new genre of self-help book, the “all self-help books are shite” self-help books?

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markets, rough trade, and infrastructure

the market
infrastructure
the skirt

rough trade
quoting

The blog is in desperate need of some infrastructure upgrades, so unlike the government, (do you love how I can turn everything into a political issue?) I’m going to work on that today. So I’m leaving you with just a couple of pictures and thoughts.

I took the picture above, at our local market yesterday. I love markets, they’re my “happy places.”

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le weekend, walking the talk

walking the talk
it’s a blog’s life
quoting

 

walking the talk

I need to do more walking than talking, I guess we all do? What I mean is, as someone who believes in everything that comprises the notion of slow fashion: less is more, sustainability, social accountability, etc., I need to be more active in the way I express my beliefs.

To that end, the skirt above, that I bought for $10 at my local thrift store.

It’s made in Lithuania! 96% cotton, 4% elastane, fits me perfectly and is very well made. It’s also a bit quirky and not something I would usually go for, but that’s one of the good things about inexpensive, second-hand treasures, you can afford to take a chance.

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agelessness anyone?

the perfect sweater
quoting
extreme mixing
agelessness

sweater season

The perfect sweater? You know it when you see it, and this one by M. Patmos is, for me, the one. My only continuing issue is the color.

I have become resigned to the fact that I am just too messy to wear anything even close to white. Lots of times I wish things that were white were, if not black, then a darker color. But this sweater would absolutely not be the same in a dark color. Agree? 

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