Origami Girl

Sunday, 25 September 2011

In which I discuss life in the countryside

This is a blog post about living in a village. You see when you live in a place where you know nobody and there is nothing to do you have to find pleasure in the small things.
In my case I have discovered a couple of items of rural ‘street art’. You may live in the city and see things like this:
I have found this:
I like these little examples rural creativity.
The other thing I do is dress up. These days I have no where really to go except occasional trips to the supermarket. For all that this is the countryside I honestly think it a pretty poor example of it. I have only moved here recently because my parents did, and even they don’t love it so much. My last home town had the sea and hills and a castle. The on before had a river, a waterfall, a ruined abbey and castle. This place? It doesn’t even have a river. Apparently it was built during the times of the plague away from water purposefully because they knew it carried the plague. So thanks to that it is isolated and boring.
Anyway! Back to the original point. In order to keep myself amused I dress prettily. I wear high heels to buy milk. I have actually been playing round with my outfits quite a lot, but with no one to take photos of me I have experimented at last with the tripod. I managed to take some good photos but the best ones once again I had my face on and in the interests of keep a secret identity I had to ignore them. It also means that you can't see the awesome hat I am wearing, you will just have to picture it.
Hat: Amnesty International (gift); Shirt: Charity Shop; Skirt: XXI; All Jewellery: Random little shop in Edinburgh
Also here is another shot of life in the countryside after a weekend visit to a friend:


  1. Pretty outfit! I live in London so can't imagine a place being so quaint! x

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  3. Aww, that painted cat is so pretty! They should do that everywhere instead of that ugly graffiti. Benefits of living in a village indeed ;-)
    That polkadot hat looks really cute by the way!

    PS: the answer to your question about the clothes in my latest post: I can assure you that those clothes are everything I dream of and are just imaginary inspiration ;-) How I wish they were mine!

  4. aha - this sounds very familiar: the delights of living in a tiny rural village! Like the reference to dressing up to buy milk. There is also, of coure, dresing up to entertain the sheep! Great hat - I'd definitely wear that to wander rural lanes.

  5. love the last pic, and cute skirt!

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  7. Nice photos and really cool outfit, you look great, I love your skirt, what a great shape and that shirt is wonderful, the perfect touch to the outfit; your hat also rocks! Your blog is awesome by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!

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