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Friday.

February 17, 2012

It’s been a hard week, over here in my corner. Little things went wrong, work was frantic, I was told the sore ankle I’ve been ignoring for the last 2 weeks is tendonitis; the shortness of breath I’ve had for the last few days isn’t asthma, but a mystery yet to be solved.

But all that is nothing, because on Wednesday Thomas the Wonder Cat, the Great Black and White Hunter, purrful, wonderful beloved family pet died. And even though he’s lived with my lovely brother for the last year and a half, and even though we were expecting it to happen soon, because he was, after all, an elderly eighteen-year-old gentleman, I still feel so sad.

Thanks heavens for good, crazy, funny and beautiful things on the internet.

::: Whenever I feel low, I know for sure The Bloggess will cheer me up. This is going to be my new screensaver, come Monday morning.

::: Kate Spade (a favourite of mine) has teamed up with Florence Broadhurst (another fave). It’s a stylish collaboration, to be sure.

::: The 2011 World Press Photo Award images are astoundingly moving. (via Angie Muldowney)

::: This story is magic, in more ways than one.

::: I prefer the beauty of chaos over ugly perfection, don’t you?

::: I like this short film. It features a strumming guitar, skateboarding, handmade bags, and multiple handsome bearded men making the aforementioned bags. It’s all good.

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8 Comments leave one →
  1. February 18, 2012 10:54 am

    Oh I’m so sorry to hear about Thomas … he looks like he was a true gentleman.
    Happy distraction can be such a comfort.
    Take care. xx

    • Francesca permalink*
      February 18, 2012 5:54 pm

      Thanks Tracey. xo

  2. February 20, 2012 5:06 pm

    I’m so sorry about Thomas, he was a beautiful, beautiful soul. Much love to you at this time, and always. Yas xox

    • Francesca permalink*
      February 20, 2012 8:16 pm

      Thanks Yassy, hugs to you! xo

  3. February 20, 2012 8:10 pm

    aaaaaaaaaaaaw, so so sorry to hear that beautiful girl. A pet is a dear friend which is irreplaceable.

    love & hugs.

    thea.
    xx

    • Francesca permalink*
      February 20, 2012 9:56 pm

      Hugs right back at you, Thea!. xo

  4. February 22, 2012 6:24 am

    Sorry to read about Thomas. Always sad when a beloved furball dies.

    Glad to know you are looking for the happy
    x

    • Francesca permalink*
      February 22, 2012 8:08 am

      Thanks Leonie. xo

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