All posts tagged: Dear Diary

Two Thumbs Up for Down Under

I am a big believer in giving credit where credit’s due, so I feel like I need to post this: In late 2012 I purchased a 2013 Santoro Gorjuss Wall Calendar, which brandished my office walls and made me happy through the year. I loved it so much I knew, without a doubt, that I wanted to get the 2014 one too. Unfortunately I procrastinated for way too long and by January the 8th, when I finally decided to place an order, “my precious” seemed to be totally sold out – everywhere. I clicked practically every single link Google came up with, to no avail, until I chanced upon a calendar site which seemed to still have it in stock. I was (smugly) over-the-moon happy until… I realized the company was based in Australia! Despite being slightly dubious, I decided to go ahead and risk late or damaged delivery (Australia to Greece is no small feat for a cardboard box, mind you). I ordered, paid (quickly & easily through PayPal), chose Express delivery, then crossed …

Taking Stock (Vol.1)

Making : Christmas gift lists and wish-lists Cooking : lacto-ovo pescaterian Drinking : double cappuccino Reading: “Horns” by Joe Hill and “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion Wanting: the new Lenovo Yoga 10 tablet Looking: for a good quality, knee- length or midi, full leather skirt Playing: Pet Rescue Saga, Minion Rush & Sheep Up! Wasting: way too much time online… Wishing: the holidays would hurry up and my Christmas leave would start, already! Enjoying: Once Upon a Time (even though, to be honest, I never thought I would) Waiting: to see whether and when we will get paid again Liking: all the online holiday gift guides Wondering: what I should do for Christmas (in celebration of my name day) Loving: the new Blogosphere magazine Hoping: my contract gets renewed at the end of the year Marvelling: at my ability to compartmentalize Needing: a replacement Mac (Blacktrack) Fluidline eyeliner Smelling: of Tom Ford’s “Black Orchid” Wearing: plaid men’s trousers, a beige turtleneck and black heeled brogues Following: all sorts of new and exciting blogs Noticing: …