I've moved on...
...to a different domain. Why, what were you thinking? The truth is, I just woke up one day and decided it's time for a change—a metamorphosis, if you will; or, in layman's terms, if Britney can shave her head, then maybe so can I? Nevertheless, it's been a rather handsome 10 years of talking to you, and thank you for putting up with all my moodswings and terrible dad jokes. Fear not! The hormonal imbalance and jokes are more terrible on CUBICLE, see you there.

Denim Shirt – Courtesy of Urban Outfitters, Leather Skirt – Vintage, Shoes & Bag – Zara, Tab – ASUS Transformer

Rumour has it that in my absence I’ve acquired a job as a professional bricklayer in a dusty little corner in Brazil; married my highschool sweetheart and spread honey on the moon in a windy island in Greece; had a few kids – mostly twins and triplets; shaved my head and attacked the tripod with an umbrella. Partially true, especially the twins and triplets bit – took two visits to IKEA to get shelves for them to sleep on. Again, I won’t apologize for ‘not blogging’, it’s pretty clear you didn’t continuously peck on the F5 (refresh) key every day of the past 2 weeks… although this has been the longest I’ve gone without putting anything up. Who knew the momentum of not-blogging is as powerful as blogging non-stop? The ball started rolling and I just couldn’t stop – not this ‘blog’ ball, the ‘life’ ball. I have many balls, apparently. Admittedly there have been big changes to my life as of late, but congratulate me? I’ve finally got something that somewhat resembles a life! Hope you don’t mind if I share a few in the next few posts, but one thing at a time – starting with how I lost 10kg…

Shot in the beginning of September with Kit, (thank you!)

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  1. life has a way of sneaking up on you and taking over, hasn’t it? :)
    congratulations though! it will be intresting to read your upcoming posts for sure

  2. Welcome back poooo! xxx

  3. Ahh, you’re back with your witty diary! Welcome back! Not blogging once in a blue moon is bloody good for the body, mind & soul. Don’t worry! We’re still sticking around! ;) x

  4. tira lee

    Oh s’okay babe, take your time :) Much love from Singapore! xx

  5. So happy to see you back! Sometimes a hiatus is much needed. Eager to hear of the new changes that have consumed your life.


  6. I can’t wait; but I also understand about the life thing…even if I was hitting f5 :)

  7. Ah, ur denim top! Gorgeous!!
    congratulations too and yes I can’t wait for ur next post on how u lost 10 kgs!


  8. I know, life has its ways of going by too quickly and I feel like the blog train zips by even faster to catch and keep up with. you look gorgeous! i love the chambray and the satiny texture on your midi skirt. maybe i am one of those crazies who does hit f5 until i break the key. your photography never fails to surprise me!

  9. Yayyy weight lost is always exciting! Good job girl. Love this outfit by the way, great skirt for the fall. And that red lipstick is stunning on you!


  10. Samantha

    Congratulations for everything new and exciting in your life! :)

  11. Congrats on more “life”. Yea I’m starting to get a little burnt out on my blog.

  12. can’t wait to hear more:)

  13. Welcome back! Love the skirt and may have to splash out on the Zara bag come payday…..

  14. iloria

    congrats ! hope that the weight loss was not painful….

  15. I’m glad you “found” a life. I have missed your posts, though. I hope you share the new finding with us…!

  16. Perfect photos, perfect look!

  17. Great pics, you look amazing…


  18. Welcome back, I want to hear more now!

  19. we miss you! so happy you’re back!

  20. Shini, who makes your leather strapped watch?

  21. these pictures are so beautiful, as is that skirt. glad to see you back and blogging, but also very happy to hear you’ve been having a ball in real life – can’t wait to hear about what you’ve been up to! x

  22. Yin Pang

    You lost 10 kg??? I can’t wait for THAT post.

    And you rock that skirt like no one else, amazes me every time.


  23. I hope you were not sick? I think you did not have to loose that weight, you looked great.

  24. Love the leather skirt, and the location is wonderful.




    lovvv ur look!!

  26. Boots are lovely!


  27. Canary

    Glad to see you back! I’ve been having dreams lately, me lost in the woods of your sensational blog.. I really do admire your level of literature, they ought to dedicate a whole studies for your blog, park-and-cube studies: the study of fashion, photography, and witty writing skills. Hehe Besos from Djibouti.

  28. Hi Canary, you flatter me. How’s Dan Silvester Johnson and Kyu doing? x

  29. Canary

    @Shini, Dan and Kyu are very well, thank you for asking. :-)

  30. Beautiful pics, love it!


  31. I really like the first photo! All these photos look like taken in a monastery :)

  32. Looove this!
    Generally, Isn’t the bag a little too stiff or awkward?
    You definitely pulled off the bag without making ’em too awkward,
    btw, 결혼 축하해요!

  33. 아 고맙습니다~~
    The bag is stiff but I love it for that reason, really gives that pull-together look! But it doesn’t fit in my bicycle basket which is the only thing I’m peeved about… oh and the fact that the strap pops out when there’s something remotely heavy in it (i.e camera)…it fell and shattered my camera lens filter! Thank goodness it wasn’t the lens…

  34. I missed your lovely photos in my Google reader.

    And yes, please do share how you lost 10 kg! That’s been my goal for ages and I’ve managed to lose 2 without doing anything. I do walk a lot in London though…

  35. how perfect! your photos are pure art.

    with love,
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  36. Do tell, I hear you’ve taken on a new role full time??

    Thea Natalie @ Creatures of Life x

  37. Indeeeeedy, but who’s the bird telling everyone!? Must catch it and roast it for dinner…

  38. @Shini, it’s your bird, no? hehehe. Suspense for your readers until the next post!

    Hope it’s going well x

  39. Welcome back!!
    I miss you a lot specially to see your beautiful outfits, traveling story or easy to do recipe. Everytime I doing blogwalking,I never forgot to see your blog but this is your longest period of being absent from the blogger world. Hmm..maybe just my opinion that you look very pale and very tired in some pictures that expose your face. I hope you are fine (:
    Congratulations for all things that you achieved in the “life” ball, I’m sure those things make you happy and feel blessed. By the way I love your bag even it’s look awkward, I know how you feel about the bag and it’s look match with your outfit.

  40. Looking superb as ever. Missed you.
    Angry birds??! Ahh… :D

  41. love your leather skirt + great bag! x


  42. :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Tms_Hs7G_w

  43. Lovely pictures !

  44. metka by traczka

    Good you’re back! :-)

  45. Jennifer

    Are you getting married (if so: congratulations!) or did I just imagine that? I’m sure that I read it somewhere!

  46. OHMYGOD. i love love love love love YOU. cant get enough of reading ur blog. u’ve got amazing photos and stuffs. u’re my muse blogger ;)


  47. Congrats on the marriage and many children! It’s amazing how much life you can stuff into a fortnight when you really try.
    Looking forward to more posting, I always look forward to seeing your posts :)

  48. Welcome back! It’s good to step away from blogging now and again… it usually means you have more exciting things to share once you jump back in!

  49. I just love your blog!! :o Really beautiful pictures and a really beautiful girl! ;)

  50. I love your denim shirt leather skirt combo with the white shoes, green with envy!

  51. Helen

    Congratulations! I saw your interview in the “Stylist” which mentioned you are getting married soon. Curious to see your dress ^_^

  52. Love your outfits & your photos! You are amazing. Visit my website: http://ordinaryqirl.blogspot.com

  53. Ha! Shini, you never fail to make me chuckle! But I read in the Asos magazine that you were getting married, so huge congratulations if the absence (which you don’t need to apologise for! This is your blog and you can do with it what you like) was for that reason.

    Briony xx

  54. Your outfit is perfect, totally in love with your bag!

  55. Lovely photos, especially the first two!!

    XO Charlotte

  56. Very nice pictures. Loving that blue sky!

  57. danielle

    hi! 2nd picture from the bottom is great!!! you look so lovely. kisses from croatia :-**

  58. Those shoes are absolutely gorgeous.

  59. You need not apologize! Life is clearly the top dog on everyone’s list; the fact that you’re busy and so highly engaged is fantastic!

  60. This is by far one of the best outfits I’ve seen. It’s looks incredible on you :)

  61. whitechop

    wow.congrats! how did you do it? losing 10kg? please share the tips with us!! =)

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