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.
Swimsuit – Huit 8. Sandals – Birkenstocks. Glasses – Finlay & Co. Face Mist – Purearth. Straw Bag – H&M Home.


Darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter. Take it from me




Swimsuit – Victoria’s Secret. Bag – Louis Vuitton. Brogues – Hudson x Charlie May. Sunnies – Karen Walker. Watch – Larsson & Jennings. 







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Swimsuit – Victoria’s Secret

Clearly, seasons aren’t London’s strong suit – there have been hints of summer these few days, although awkward overcompensation at best. Last week the city transformed into an oversubscribed Bikram yoga class with hot, thick, armpit-consistency air with condensation streaming down the walls and windows (this is possibly what the River Thames made of). So far, I’ve managed to find shelter within some tightly shut double-glazed windows, a small fan circulating stale-but-cooler air; but my mind keeps wandering back to the Maldives – of rushing sea winds on a boat as it slices through aquamarine water, escorted by a school of shiny dolphins. What I wouldn’t give now to be able to grab some snorkel things and plunge into the water! Or hand-signal a dad-joke at a family of clown fish, blow bubbles into a giant clam, and chase a sea turtle around a forest of reefs! Frankly, I wouldn’t even mind thrashing away from a unimpressed-looking blacktip reef-shark* again, it surely is more interesting than sighting a pack of sweaty, shirtless yobs with open beer cans in the park across the street at the very least.

Oh well, I’m blowing bubbles through a straw into my morning iced-coffee, I suppose it’ll have to do for now.

Snorkeling at Conrad Maldives; Read review Part 1 | Part 2

*apparently as scared of you as you are of them. Hallelujah.

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  1. Danielle

    Whoa makes me want to travel! x

  2. Your posts are always so well presented and creative! Love the work you do!

  3. Such cool photos! :) I would love to be at seaside right now! It is so hot here in Europe.. Have a nice time!
    xx M.


  4. beautiful photos…

  5. Well, even though it’s +15 C outside where I am, I wouldn’t at all mind watching dolphins play a few meters away from me. Definitely wouldn’t mind.
    September Rules

  6. Amazing photos Shini !


  7. This post made me realize I need vitamin SEA so bad! :)

    Best, Albert | Palming Pebbles

  8. HAH Good one!

  9. beautiful!

  10. Your photos make me want to dive in the water straight away! Love the photos!


  11. Love the photos. Went snorkelling the other week & this post has me excited to go again this weekend! The bikini in the first photo is gorgeous, btw!


  12. Wow those aquamarine waters..! And your skin is looking so healthy and supple! Eczema tips soon please ><~


  13. Hehe escapism at its best. Can I ask what lenses did you use on your trip?

  14. Umm like everything, 24-70, 50, the wide shots are gopro though!

  15. Incredible!

  16. Beautiful pictures! I especially love the LV bag above!


  17. Annabel

    Stunning location! And you’re definitely the best look snorkeler I’ve seen!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  18. Hi, I love this post, all your pictures and your style are so inspiring!! Have a lovely action.
    Glamoury Armory Blog

  19. Love that swimsuit girl! Great photos.

    XO, Jessi

  20. Such pretty pictures! Maldives looks incredible.

    ♡ veena | seveninchstilettos.com
    twitter/instagram: @veenamccoole

  21. Gosh Shini, every single post you do screams perfection. These photos make me want to drop everything and fly off to the azure seas. You’re so fucking talented. girl

    xx Mo

  22. Your posts are always so well presented and creative! Love the work you do!
    Absolutely beautiful watch. Thank you for sharing!