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Anna-Marie xxx

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Hi.

EXAMS ARE OVERRR. WOOO.

That done, I shall be watching LOTS of films and Youtube. One of the recent ones was entitle Across the Universe- perfect for any Beatles fan. :) One of the characters named Lucy, is wonderful, and I shall be photospamming you with her. :)

 She’s a great activist who fights for what she believes in. A great, strong, independant role model. She also looks amazing.

They wear SUCH rad clothes! (Channeling Rookie Mag: http://rookiemag.com/ )

Okay. onto the Feminism.

Recently, I went to a concert called Chime for Change, co-founded by Beyoncé (Who I ADORE) and I made a video about it, here:

Then there’s the site that allows you to personally help charities, called Catapult, which you should all check out here, although I explain about it in the video more. :) : http://www.catapult.org/

And lastly. Feminism. It rules. Just sayin’.

Oh also, My friend and I are Vlogging Every Day in June, so if you wish to see our faces, go hereeeeee: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTwoEnglishGirls

Sorry for the weird randomness of this post. But I’m happy. And it’s summer. :)

Anna-Marie xx

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I am in love.

She’s amazing.

So look:

 

I mean just look at her face! :P

Also, I think I would describe her name, face and barefootness as resplendant and just like a Wood Nymph. Like come on De Forest? How is she not a magical mystical woodland creature?

For those of you who don’t know she represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest and won, with the song “Only Teardrops”.

That’s enough from me…. *Goes back to working for exams….. :(*

Anna-Marie xx

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“My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:

Look on my works, ye mighty and despair”

[Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley]

Recently I fell in love with a brilliant film called Cracks, it’s a strange, atmospheric and beautiful(ly tragic) story of a group of girls in an English Boarding School in the 1930’s.

I just seriously, loved it. The cinema photography was beautiful and the acting superb. It starred Eva Green, Maria Valverde and Juno Temple (who is wonderful).

Here are some pictures all of which make me want to be included in the film and time period, as well as make me want to own ALL OF THE CLOTHES:

 

         

P.S Tumblr is my life now!!! (please ignore the horrendous name, I was trying to make a joke, now I’m stuck with a weird username. http://secretdiaryofajustinbieberlover.tumblr.com/ )

And the Tennis is. Just. Genius. Come on Roger!!!

P.P.S This post was written aaagggesss ago and so may contain content that is now irrelevant, I.e a comment about wimbledon… : (

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Hi, so on my channel I posted an outfit of the day video, and I thought, as this blog is also slightly fashionny, I would post it here for you good people to see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8jSJgqbg3g&feature=plcp

I couldn’t embed it, so just check out the link, if you want.

P.S I LOVE my new Red chinos. They rock!!! : ) And are great for Adventures.

Anna-Marie xx

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So recently, the Hunger Games came out and I went to see it on the day it came out, being a fan of the books.

I did not however enjoy the film, which is sad, but this post is not a review, I simply want to talk about the irritating film audience who totally missed the point of the Hunger Games and all it’s brilliance too!

They all seemed to only be there for either Peeta or Gale and although I have a preference for one of them (I wonder if you guys can guess?) I firmly beleive that the books are about more than just a silly relationship that wont last forever. It is about freedom and bravery, strength, loyalty. It’s about what’s wrong and right, what should be done, and what is normally done, it’s about dominance and power. The books are a struggle and their brutal and horrific, but at the same time, they create some wonderful people who we should be inspired by and think off when we beat something hard, a fear or a bully. It’s really important to remeber that the story is also one of survival. We constantly wonder whether Katniss will survive The Hunger Games (or any of the other books) and if you only take one thought or idea away from watching the film, the I hope it is this.

Fight. Fight for your family, for what you believe and for justice. Don’t live a fearful life full of cowardice and therefore unhappiness.

Life’s not solely about who you marry or love, so don’t make this book or film about that.

Anyway, hope this isn’t too dull or different to what I normally post about. And just in case here is a picture I found which I LOVE. I wish I could look exactly like this model and wear the same clothes…. Oh and on a side note, anyone heard of model Charlotte Free. She’s brilliant, a feminist, pink-hired, non shaving beautiful person. If you haven’t checked her out. Do.

 AAAAH. I just love everything about this picute, here boots, here legs, the colour of her hoodie/jacket. WANT!

Sorry about that, hope you all had alovely Easter,

Anna-Marie xx

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HEY!

Some more inspiration…. And a recipe……

 This is apparently fromt he film the Ice Storm, but I havent seen it. I like it for the hood, which reminds me of my own tartan Red-Riding Hood. : )

 Get ready for some Downton Abbey shots…

 Sybil and Branson are my favourite couple and Sybil is AMAZING too!

 Loook at them all!!! I mean What!!??!

Anyway….. These images aren’t Downtonified…

 I love the Blue dress on the right. And the two black dresses on the bottom. BUT the blue one is the best.

 I love the colour of her dress, it’s a great winter/ Autumn colour full of heat.

So, that’s all from me on the Inspiration front, Sorrry for the lack of activity, it’s all been a bit of a whir.

Here is a great Cookies and Cream Brownie Recipe that is incredibly simple.

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a 20cm/8in square baking tin with butter, then line with baking paper with the paper overlapping the sides a little.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat. When the butter has melted, remove the pan from the heat and add the grated (or chopped) chocolate. Leave to stand for a few minutes, or until the chocolate melts, and then stir together. Alternatively, you can put the chocolate and butter in a bowl and melt in the microwave in 25-second blasts, stirring well each time.
  3. Whisk the eggs, egg yolks and vanilla together in a large bowl until the eggs begin to get light and fluffy. Add the sugar in two additions, whisking between each. Pour it around the side of the egg mix so as not to knock out the air that has been whisked in. Keep whisking until the mixture becomes stiffer. Once the egg mixture is ready, pour the chocolate into it – again around the sides so as not to knock the air out.
  4. Add the flour, cocoa powder, salt and a third of the biscuits and stir until fully combined, then pour the mixture into the prepared tin. Scatter the remaining biscuits over the top, pressing them in slightly. Bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 25–30 minutes. The middle should be very so slightly gooey. Leave the brownies to cool in the tin – the top will sink and crack a little.
  5. Pull the brownies out using the overlapping paper and cut into squares. Dust with icing sugar.

    It’s from here: (oh, and there is a video, showing you how delicious it will be…) http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/cookies_and_cream_fudge_48648

    Love Anna-Marie xx

    P.S I’m on Holiday! : ) oh and R.I.P Whitney. “I will always love you” (Sorry for the cheese….)

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