Surrender

Now all the shapes I know are gone
Charts and maps I’ve drawn just get me lost
And I’m falling off the edge
And you make me want to change with the look on your face
‘Cause I miss you, babe
But I can’t stay
Not one more kiss
Not one more fix
Not one more minute
One more night
So I surrender (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)
This is the moment I surrender (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)
Even now, let it in (oh-oh-oh, oh-oh-oh)
Oh Lord, I surrender (I still believe, I can’t stay)
(I’m still here)
I’ll still try to keep my distance (hold on and reappear)
Keep my distance (I’m still here, I’m still here)
When I speak will you listen?
So send me back a thousand days
That first night at your old place
And tell me how it ends
I’d do it all again
For one more minute, one more night
If all that I could ever be
If all that I could ever be
Was the best ex-lover of your life

If all that I could ever be
If all that I could ever be
Was the best ex-lover of your life

 

Credits:

Hair: JellyRoll / Alice Hairstyle – Brunettes worn

Earrings: Elle Boutique / Mia Earrings – hud inc

Rings: RealEvil Industries / Preziosa Rings – hud inc (Maitreya inc) / *new release* available at The Epiphany January 2019

Tattoo: Endless Pain Tattoos / Deja (Classic, Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, TMP inc) / lucky board prize

Jacket w/ top: [VALE KOER] / Kellu Bomber Jacket – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Chaps w/ panties & boots: EQUAL / Riha Chaps Boots – Yellow / gacha item (rare)

Pose: GingerFish Poses / Bad at Love (6 bento poses w/ mirrors inc)

Backdrop: MINIMAL / Illusion III – *8* / gacha item

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Shopping Trip

I love a good shopping trip, both in RL and SL. I have to be in the mood for it, but get me going and …. well, the blood gets pumping!

Inworld I tend to shop at events, although I’m trying to get to mainstores more. In fact, if you have time today check out the Gothic Garage Sale, which has just started and runs to the 3rd February. Everything is at least 50% reduced and there’s also a 5L hunt (check out my hair, hint hint).

In RL my shopping habits have changed and I mostly shop online now. I feel sad for my local high street because I’m that shopper that should be attracted back into their shops but I enjoy the convenience of shopping online too much. The only time I’ll pop into a store is to buy jeans and trousers because, well, ladies….you all know how flipping hard it is to find a decent pair that fits!

On that note, I’m going to take advantage of my peaceful Sunday morning and get a little more shopping done. I hope you all have lovely weekends ❤

 

Credits:

Hair: .EscalateD. / Farrah – Special Ombre mini hud used / 5L hunt prize available at Gothic Garage Sale until 3rd February 2019

Skin: Go&See / Vera – Cola tone worn (Classic, Belleza, Maitreya, Omega inc) / *exclusive* available in Powder Pack – Catwa January 2019

Eye makeup: Pink Fuel / Lovingly Yours / *exclusive* available in Powder Pack – Catwa January 2019

Lipstick: Pink Fuel / Blotted Lips / *exclusive* available in Powder Pack – Catwa January 2019

Top: e.marie / Cat Mom Tee – Pink (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Jeans: …:::Beautiful Dirty Rich:::… / Absence Of Fear Jeans – B Sky (Classic, TMP, Omega, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Boots: 1313 Mockingbird Lane / Stacey Boots – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc) / *new release* available at The Seasons Story January 2019

Pose w/ bags: Image Essentials / Holiday Shopping (8 bento poses w/ mirrors inc)

Backdrop: RAMA / #selfie_RAMA RALLY Side / gacha item

Aperture

I dislike January. Strongly. It never used to bother me, but I find that as I become older (and wiser) I realise that January is one of those months I just can’t wait to get through. Thankfully it always goes by quickly; that’s it’s one saving grace. I can’t wait for warmer days, more sunshine in the evenings and that general feeling of “chill” that seems to seep into my soul as I walk home on a Friday afternoon listening to my favourite tunes. Bring it on!

A lovely lady I know has recently resurrected a group inworld designed for members to chat, teleport to new places and generally have fun. A Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, if you will. I love the idea for two reasons: it’s a chance to meet people and explore new destinations in SL. I’ve been around for 11 years now (12 in February…don’t judge) and it’s very easy the older you get, to just stick with your favourite haunts and talk with the same people. I’m hoping by putting myself out more, I might discover something new and exciting this year….aaaaand then crawl back into my little hole and hide. LOL! We are creatures of habit, after all.

If you’d like to know more about the group inworld, pop me an IM. I’m always happy to chat and it’s fab to meet like minded people. Until then, be good…or if you can’t be good, be very good at the mischief you make 😉

 

Credits:

Hair: Sn@tch / Sana Hair – Naturals worn

Tattoo: -Endless Pain Tattoos- / Peace (Classic, Belleza, TMP, Maitreya, Omega, Signature, Slink inc) / camping chair prize (no group needed)

Lingerie: …:::Beautiful Dirty Rich:::… / Goddess – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc) / *new release* available at anyBODY January 2019

Heels: Mosquito’s Way / Nancy – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Pose: GingerFish Poses / Aperture (6 bento poses w/ mirrors inc) / *new release* available at eBENTO January 2019

Backdrop: SAYO / Melted Backdrop – Gilded

 

Don’t threaten me with a good time.

I am tired. Incredibly tired. As one of my managers at work told me….well, that’ll teach you to plan two weeks off and come back to three heavy workload days on the trot. Yes, she’s right. Yes, I’m exhausted. No, I don’t need reminding. My Christmas break seems so long ago now. I just want to sleep some more. So if one more person attempts some humour about my packed week today I may very well use this knife on them…and then go home for a nap…zzzzzzz

 

Credits:

Hair: [RunAway Hair] / Babsy Hair – Essential worn

Eye makeup: Izzie’s / Hurt Eyes Make-Up (Catwa, Lelutka, Omega inc) / gift on Marketplace HERE

Lips: Speakeasy / Bloody mouth – Haunting Tattoo (Omega inc) / gacha item

Tattoo: Speakeasy / Buddha – Creative Tattoo (Omega inc) / gacha item available at GachaLand January 2019

Earrings: Zombie Suicide / Misaki Hoops – hud inc

Necklace: -KC- Couture / Caily Choker (Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, Classic inc)

Top: ChicModa / Mia Knot Top – green worn (Maitreya, Hourglass inc)

Pants: The Annex / Danny Cargo Pants – brown worn (Maitreya, Freya, Hourglass inc) / *new release* available at Designer Showcase January 2019

Pose w/ knife: GingerFish Poses / Sadystika (6 bento poses w/ mirrors inc)

Backdrop: RAMA / #selfie_RAMA Graffiti Garage / gacha item

Gloss

And here we are…it’s 2019 and three days into a new diet…and it’s failed already! I can only laugh at myself and shake my head (as I scoff some after eight mints). I have enjoyed my Christmas break so much the calories are determined to follow my hips into the New Year. Not to worry though, while in rl I’ll drag my sorry ass to the gym tomorrow, tonight I can play with sliders inworld and never worry about pixel calories.

 

Credits:

Hair: elikatira / Kiki – Essentials worn

Eye makeup: VENGE / Urbanesque Shadow – hud inc (Classic, Catwa, Omega inc)

Lipstick: . MILA . / July Lipstick Gift (Catwa inc) / 1L gift available on Marketplace HERE

Body chain: .BF. Store / Dakota Body Chain (Maitreya, Belleza inc)

Earrings, necklace, bracelets: NaaNaa’s Accessories / Kimma set – hud inc / *new release* available at Vanity Event January 2019

Bodysuit: Sn@tch / Carmen Linen Bodysuits – Pewter worn (Classic, Omega inc) / *special offer* 50L this week only!

Garter: [Sheba] Creations / Vixen garter – hud inc (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, TMP inc)

Heels: [MODA] / Jewel Glass Platforms – hud inc (Belleza, eBody, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Pose: GingerFish Poses / Gloss (6 bento poses w/ mirrors inc) / *new release* available at The Liaison Collaborative January 2019

Backdrop: FOXCITY. / Photo Booth – RGB Drive

Malory

And here we go…another New Year! I woke this morning with the best of intentions and now a box of chocolates are calling my name. I *may* succumb…..but who knows? You can’t blame a girl with good intentions.

 

Credits:

Hair: .EscalateD. / Malory – Browns worn

Skin: Spicy Bodyshop / Millie skin – Golden worn (Catwa, Omega inc) / *exclusive* available at The Trunk Show December 2018

Eyes: Zombie Suicide / Daisy eyes – hud inc (Classic, Catwa, Mesh, Genus, Lelutka, Omega inc) / *new release* available at AnyBody until 3rd January

Eye makeup: ALMA Makeup / Smokey Goth w/ hud (Catwa, Lelutka, Omega available)

Lipstick: ALMA Makeup / Roxie – hud inc (Catwa, Lelutka, Omega inc)

Tattoo: THIS IS WRONG / Deco tattoo – faded and fresh options (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, TMP inc)

Earrings: Boutique #187 / Kam Earrings – hud inc

Rings: Elle Boutique / Cera Bento Rings – hud inc (Maitreya, Slink bento inc) / *special offer* available at Shop and Hop until 4th January

Lingerie: +MuggleBorn+ / Leigh Lingerie (eBody, Maitreya, Slink inc) / *new release*

Pose: Salacity / Oolala (6 bento poses w/ mirrors inc) / *new release* available at Pose Fair 5th January 2019

Backdrop: VARONIS / Sector7 Background

Something sweet in your mouth?

The candy cane *obviously* you naughty little minxes! Cue an over dramatic eye roll and a little smirk, hidden behind a hand.

As we approach the end of one year and celebrate the beginning of a new one, I’ve used the quiet time to sneak around a few events that are still going on inworld. Be quick though, because there are only a couple of days left. The Imaginarium is a part sale, part gacha event that is well worth checking out. It is also organised by Gimme Gacha Productions and if you are a group member there are gifts available too.

The Trunk Show is still in full swing if you’re looking for something wedding/formal inspired (NYE gown, anyone?) for a party in the next couple of days. My nails and makeup are from the event and with nails like these….they’ll definitely leave scratch marks down anyone’s back.

Finally, I snuck over to Ricielli for their Christmas hunt this week and had a lot of fun hunting for some beautiful clothes. There is a hunt key at the store entrance, showing the body types and prizes you can find. Each box is 15L but you can buy a trans / no trans version of each, which is perfect for gifting. I love that option in a hunt, especially if I see something I want to gift to my BFF who has an Hourglass body. One for her and one for me.

On that note, I hope you all are feeling rested and ready for the new year. Like it or not, time moves forward and 2019 is gonna smack our tooshies soon enough. Until then, party on and keep sucking those candy canes 😉

 

Credits:

Hair w/ collar: MINA Hair / Kim – Essentials (rlv option on collar inc)

Skin: Lumae / Neoma – Tone 3 worn (Catwa, Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, Tonic, Omega inc)

Eye makeup: Zibska / Giuliana Eyemakeup (Classic, Catwa, LAQ, Lelutka, Omega inc) / *new release* available at The Trunk Show December 2018

Lipstick: Zibska / Giuliana Lips (Classic, Catwa, LAQ, Lelutka, Omega inc) / *new release* available at The Trunk Show December 2018

Nails: SLACKGIRL / Nevaska Bento Mesh Nails – hud inc (Maitreya, Altamura, Belleza, Tuty, Eve, Tonic, Slink, Vista inc) / *new release* available at The Trunk Show December 2018

Upper body tattoo: Nanika / Anna tattoo White (Classic, Belleza, Catwa, Lelutka, Maitreya, Omega, Slink inc) / group gift available at The Imaginarium December 2018

Thigh tattoo: THIS IS WRONG / Zion tattoo (Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, TMP inc) / *special offer* available at The Imaginarium December 2018

Lingerie: Ricielli / Maeva Lingerie – white (Freya, Hourglass, Maitreya inc) / Christmas Hunt Prize available December 2018

Pose w/ candy cane: SAPA / HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 (5 bento poses inc) / Marketplace gift available HERE

Backdrop: -MaisonClose- / Guest List Backdrop