and so…

“And so,” the interviewer asked, “Do you ever have trouble coming up with ideas?”. “Well, sometimes” the cartoonist blogger replied.

(borrowed from a cartoon by my all time favourite, Gary Larson of The Far Side)

inspired from Shop Til You Drop Magazine’s celeb interviews…
my favourite items in each category
Fashion
Jeans: whatever will make my butt look smaller and my legs longer! it’s a mission, but I’m always hoping its not impossible.
T-shirt: my “death before dishonor”  SAS tee which I inherited from my Dad from the 1970s. It’s seriously threadbare but it’s my favourite.
Shoesmy black leather and wood ankle boots.
Watch: Longines DolceVita given to me by my husband on our first wedding anniversary
Sunglasses: gold-rimmed Ray-Ban Aviators
Swimsuit: still looking
Dress: too many to choose…I am a dress girl so I love them all!
Bag: my black Prada purchased in Switzerland
Designer: Lanvin, Balmain and Burberry Prorsum…one day I will actually own something from their collection…
Beauty
Lips: Bigelow lipgloss that Gracie gets me from the States
MascaraL’Oreal Extra Volume Collagen
Bronzer: Hoola by Benefit
Shampoo: whatever my hairdresser recommends
Hair Prod: does GHD count???
Bodywash: Palmolive Naturals Nutrafruit with pomegranate
Moisturiser: for face SKII Aqua Physics, for body L’Occitane Cherry Blossom
Perfume: I wear something different each day depending on my mood, but my all time favourite is Calvin Klein Escape
New Discovery: SKII Advanced Eye Treatment Film – I have no crowsfeet!
Nail Polish: although I’m partial to bright orange and pinks, the classic French polish is my fave
Lifestyle
CandleI am a candle freak! I only burn soy candles but occasionally I’ll have (sustainable) palm wax candles; my favourites are from Ecoya (french pear, gardenia, sweetpea, vanilla bean)…
Workout: kickboxing
LuggageId love to say suitcase by LV, but alas, I have Samsonite
Gadget: too many…but probably my smart phone Nokia E91 because it does everything and goes everywhere with me; work email, personal email, photos, Facebook & net (soon I will replace this with the new lustworthy iPad!!!)
Online store: BookDepository, Sportsgirl, Etsy, Hoyts
Car: my dream car is an Aston Martin Vantage
StationaryI love love love stationary stores; especially on Etsy
Flower: I have so many! lilac-hued hydrangeas, pink peonies, colourful sweetpea, any colour ranunculus, white crysanthinums, pink & white david austin roses
Book: the list of my current favourite books are here
CDanything James Taylor, Imogen Heap or rapper Nelly
Drink: sparkling water or good champagne

Published by thisismelly

Mel @thisismelly lives a life of adventure, gets lost in farmer’s markets, regularly indulges in movies, loves to whip up gourmet meals in the kitchen, swears that one day she will learn to speak French properly, adores candles and fresh flowers, married her high school sweetheart, visited 19 countries and counting, fears an apocalyptic rage-virus, regularly spoils her cavoodle Harley, loves walking along the harbour, is decorated with ink, muddles her right & left, seasonally switches between blonde and brunette, has soul-mates, favours painted nails & dangly earrings, always orders the 'plateau de fromages', is obsessed with British or Scandinavian crime fiction, detests creepy-crawlies & people who take too long to order coffee, gives terrible directions, makes up crazy dances for her devilishly handsome husband, believes in good, would always be dressed in Saint Laurent, Gucci & Chloe if she could, adores Tex-Mex & Japanese, loves the smell of rain & evening jasmine, may be addicted to Instagram&Pinterest, is always on the hunt for a really good macchiato, is James Taylor’s biggest fan, gets rowdy with tequila, dreams every night, takes pickles, jalapeños & dried fruit for movie snacks, would hate a world without French champagne, adores Pantone 1765, almost always wishes she was lying on the sand in the sun, is an inconsistent Paleo convert and although she is a hopeless Francophile she will forever be smitten with Sydney.

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