Sargasso Sea

I have always been a fan of the classics, especially books written by the Bronte sisters. I can feel the Mister rolling his eyes at me already as I say this to you. Imagine my surprise when I heard of a book “Wild Sargasso Sea”, written in the 1960s, telling the story of the first Mrs Rochester. The Mad Woman in the Attic. Ahh Mr Rochester, you are not a hero, you are an emotional abuser and a possessive, cruel man. We get hints of this in Jane Eyre, but truly witness it in this novel. Much of the story is based in the Caribbean, just after the abolition of slavery. The reader is launched into a world with an abundance of colour, scent, sensation and it is intoxicating. Definitely a book to add to your “must read” list, and I’d love to know your thoughts afterwards. Enjoy x

Credits:

Building: *paper moon* / Mud Building: Zeynep

Wall Art: [CIRCA] Living / “Island Discoveries” Relief Art2 – Ocean Seahorse / *new release*

Chair w/ decor: [CIRCA] Living / “Island Discoveries” Old Chair w/ Decor – Ocean/Pewtr / *new release*

Table w/ decor: [CIRCA] Living / “Island Discoveries” Anchor Table & Terrarium – Light / *new release*

Shelf w/ decor: [CIRCA] Living / “Island Discoveries” Shelf with Oar Rack – Light Wood / *new release*

Planter (indoor): [CIRCA] Living / “Island Discoveries” Monstera Planter – Ocean-Gold / *new release*

Pineapple Planter: [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Pinapple Basket Planter – Dk Brown / *new release*

Palm Tree: [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Narrow Palm & Plant Mix A (part of set) / *new release*

Shrub Plants: [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Philodendron Plant Mix -Purple/Grn (part of set) / *new release*

Large Stone Duo: [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Smooth Rock Duo – Sage Lichen / *new release*

Small Stone Set (1): [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Smooth Rock Trio – Grey Stone (XS) / *new release*

Small Stone Set (2): [CIRCA] Living / “Tropical Bay” Smooth Rock A – Grey Stone (XS) / *new release*

Shimmering Stones: LOVE / Gem Scatter – Moonstone / *special offer* available at Mystical Market until 8th September 2020

Tan Lines

Omg when I saw this swimsuit for the first time I burst out laughing. What a treat! Equally, the Mister was mortified, which increased my amusement levels sky high! Absolutely love the mischief of this outfit. After all, who knows…I might be equally hirsute under a regular swimsuit….but you’d never guess 😉

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Credits:

Hair: KoKoLoReS / Lane – hud inc / *new release* available at The Liaison Collaborative July 2020

Sunglasses: [Fetch] / Sawyer Glasses – hud inc

Swimsuit: MOoH! / Harry swimsuit pale – hud inc (Altamura, Belleza, Legacy, Maitreya, Slink inc)

Pose: GingerFish Poses / Heart Shades (5 bento poses w/ mirrors inc)

Drink: [CIRCA] Living / “Island Blue Lagoon” – Drink with Starfruit / gacha item

Pug: JIAN / Pool Party Pups :: Pug

Radio: What Next / Summertime Radio Decor – hud inc

Potted Palm: Myth / Basket Plant Palm

Swimming pool: JIAN / *LEGACY* Party Pool

Umbrellas: NeverWish / Goth Summer – Umbrella Black & Red shown / *new release*

Beach towels: After Midnight Fashion / Dead Beach Towel Gacha – 3 & 4 shown (anims not shown) / *new release* available at The Gacha Life August 2020

Sun Lounger: [CIRCA] Living / “BAJA SUN” Beach Lounger – Tribal/Metal shown (anims not shown)

Pool float: NeverWish / Goth Summer – Coffin Float (Pink) shown / *new release*

Bag: Serenity Style / Ibiza Bag / gacha item

 

Savanna

Usually at the start of the month, there will be any number of events starting and new releases available. We actually have two events coming to an end soon, and if you’re a home and garden decorator inworld, it’s worth checking them out. The Good Vibes Hunt 2 and The Wash – Cart Sale both end mid month and the items I’m showing you range from 25-50L price. Gorgeous items at a fraction of a mainstore release price. Yes, as with any hunt, you’ll need to find the items but don’t they look gorgeous? I know I want to curl up on that couch, read a book and drink some tea. Bliss x

 

Credits:

Couch: FAMOUS & Add-oc / Boho couch / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th August 2020

Book/map on couch: Apple Fall / Books & Map

Mirror: Sequel / Summery Pineapple Mirror – Yellow /  *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th August 2020

Wall Art: *paper moon* / Smith’s Illustr. Astronomy Decor Set: Print/Class / *hunt prize* available at The Good Vibes Hunt 2 until 14th August 2020 – more info HERE

Rug: [CIRCA] Living / River Bungalow Weave Area Rug – Tan

Coffee table w/ decor: The Artist Shed / Mandala Table, Incense Burner, Meditation Crystal & Sweetgrass) / *hunt prizes* available at The Good Vibes Hunt 2 until 14th August 2020 – more info HERE

Divider: [CIRCA] Living / Savanna Weave Divider Trio – Nut

Beanbag: [CIRCA] Living / Savanna Beanbag Chair – Tan Burlap (anims not shown)

Cactus set: What Next / Oasis Bloom – Tall Cactus Planter (set of 3)

Star orb: Myth / Star Orb Candleholders

Wood orbs: [CIRCA] Living / Savanna Rattan Ball Set – Nut

Building: ChiMia / Industrial Loft (White)

Aqua Living

As we approach the end of the month, there are two things to consider: 1. where did July go?! I swear I woke up 5 mins ago and it was April aaaand 2. some events are coming to an end in the next couple of days so if you like something be quick quick. I am loving the nautical theme that keeps popping up this month; keep it coming! I’m not sure what August will bring us all (hopefully some nice heels), but it needs to include some fun and sun. Please ❤

 

Credits:

Mermaid cupboard: The Artist Shed / By the Sea Cupboard / *new release* available at TWE12VE July 2020

Lamp: NAUTICA / Buoy Table Lamp / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th August 2020

Book stand: [CIRCA] Living / “Aqua Shores” Fishbowl Book Decor – Neon Tropical

Candles: Bliensen + MaiTai / Spektrum Candleholders / *new release* available at The Liaison Collaborative July 2020

Fish Art: DigitalDreams / Fish – Wall Art / *special offer* available at The Wash Cart Sale until 15th August 2020

Backdrop: RAMA / #selfie_RAMA Retro Cafe / gacha item