PRELOVED VINTAGE FAIR

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PERFUME 004 | JO MALONE ENGLISH PEAR & FREESIA COLOGNE

"The essence of autumn. The sensuous freshness of just-ripe pears is wrapped in a bouquet of white freesias, and mellowed by amber, patchouli and woods. Luscious and golden."

Jo Malone English Pear & Freesia Cologne is not a product my student budget can afford, so when I received this scent as a gift I was overjoyed. First of all, can we just take a second to note how damn pretty this bottle is going to look perched on my dressing table. 
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"THERE IS ALWAYS SOMETHING TO BE GRATEFUL FOR."

It's been a month since my dad died, and almost two since he went into hospital. Today, like most days I lack motivation to do anything. I am struggling to see that there is anything good or right or fair left in the world. I feel angry. I feel resentful. I am unhappy. I am bored. I miss him; I miss our conversations, his laugh, his food, his hugs. I miss his presence in the house. I miss seeing his face, I miss everything about my life before he died, and I cannot understand why this has happened.

I haven't blogged since dad got ill, but recently I've been remembering how happy posting makes me, and how dad wouldn't want me to quit doing something I love because of him. After feeling especially crappy today I browsed pinterest for some happy quotes, and I came across people listing ten things they were grateful for. Here's mine.
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