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Archive for May 6, 2012

On the Hunt (for the Perfect Apartment) [Part I]


‘Are you fucking kidding me?’ was the first thought coming to my mind when I entered the bedroom of the apartment I was taking a look at today. Okay, let us be clear – the 12th district is definitely not my paradise district but I thought compromising might not just make me a better person but might pay its tribute to my sudden positive attitude. Which, by the way turned back negative the immediate second I saw the living room furniture.

Charlotte York's Apartment 1

Inspiration #1: Charlotte York’s Apartment

It wouldn’t have been any kind of problem if I would have been allowed to kill all the furniture kicking it out of the apartment and decorating it the way it should have been. I loved the stucco on the ceilings but the table and the sofa and those hideous glass plates in the shelves – how could someone possibly say ‘YES’ to living there without feeling the urgent necessity of throwing everything out. Which I made clear by saying so. The owner obviously didn’t like the idea of me hiring people to throw out all the hideous stuff or, the owner’s wife didn’t like it, is more like it. It was like a storage space for all her hideosities.

Charlotte York's Apartment 2

Inspiration #2: Charlotte York’s Apartment

The bedroom walls were completely covered in made to measure lockers and one wasn’t even able to see a single centimeter of the walls. I felt a bit claustrophobic to be honest though I usually never have problems with small rooms but this wasn’t just right – it was like living in a cupboard with all the storage possibilities all around and seriously, who, except for Chip the talking teacup from Beauty and the Beast would want that? The kitchen was a ‘made in 1960′ disaster – with the ugliest tapestry I have ever seen in my life. Let me make it clear – a gay guy living in a kitchen with full flower tapestry isn’t a gay guy anymore. It’s a gay guy imploded by his own gayness. Honestly, I would love to keep myself at least a little bit of masculinity.

Carrie Bradshaw Apartment Sex and the City Movie 2 Dressing Room

Inspiration #3: Carrie Bradshaw’s Dressing Room (Sex and the City: the Movie 2)

The moment of realizing that this apartment definitely wasn’t going to be mine was quite hard since I thought that there was a tiny bit of a chance to be moving out of my parents house in early June but well, one can’t always get what one wants the immediate second one wants it. So it is okay with me – another situation that made me grow as an adult a little bit. Now the searching and hunting for a decent apartment goes on and then, once I have found one I can envision myself living in, there will be an ‘On the Hunt’ sequel where everything circles around finding the perfect signature to underline my personality and personal style – classy, elegant, elitist and new age smugness.

If you know a place do not dare to hesitate hooking me up with more details.

XOXO

Mr.StrictlyIntimate

Carrie Bradshaw's Apartment Sex and the City Movie 2

Inspiration #4: Carrie Bradshaw’s Dining Area (Sex and the City: the Movie 2)

Carrie Bradshaw's Apartment Sex and the City Movie 2 Living Area

Inspiration #5: Carrie Bradshaw’s Living Area (Sex and the City: the Movie 2)

NEWS FLASH: Pretty Little Liars


Pretty-LIttle-Liars-Season-Three-Promo-Poster

Here it is – the Season 3 Promo trailer of ABC Family’s hit drama show ‘Pretty Little Liars’. The one thing all the fans have been waiting for except for the actual start on June 5, 2012. New characters, new secrets, deaths and secret black swans, – ‘The Web is more tAngled than they ever imagined. It’s only just begun!’

Season 3 will be taking place exactly six months after the events of the Season 2 finale, with Mona having been a patient in Radley Sanatorium in that time. Spencer will still be ring leader and in a relationship with Toby (though I hope she will get Wren in the end). Hannah and Caleb’s relationship will suffer from a secret Caleb has been keeping (Thank God – I hope she upgrades herself to someone more elaborate than that criminal). Aria and Ezra will be celebrating something and no it is not an accidental pregnancy (We’d Wish!) but their first year anniversary and Emily will be dealing with Maya’s possible (and maybe faux) death.

So far the titles of the first five episodes have been announced with the promo trailer:

S03E01: It Happened “ThAt Night” (June 5, 2012)
S03E02: Blood Is the New BlAck (June 12, 2012)
S03E03: Kingdom of the Blind (June 19, 2012)
S03E04: Birds of A Feather (June 26, 2012)
S03E05: ThAt Girl Is Poison (July 3, 2012)

Pretty Little Liars Main Cast

Cast of Season 3:

Main Cast:
Troian Bellisario as Spencer Hastings
Ashley Benson as Hanna Marin
Shay Mitchell as Emily Fields
Lucy Hale as Aria Montgomery

Series Regulars:
Janel Parrish as Mona Vanderwall
Sasha Pieterse as Alison DiLaurentis
Keegan Allen as Toby Cavanaugh
Ian Harding as Ezra Fitz
Tyler Blackburn as Caleb Rivers
Holly Marie Combs as Ella Montgomery
Laura Leighton as Ashley Marin
Chad Lowe as Byron Montgomery
Bianca Lawson as Maya St. Germain

Recurring Roles:
Tammin Sursok as Jenna Marshall
Torrey DeVitto as Melissa Hastings
Yani Gellman as Officer Garrett Reynolds
Nia Peeples as Pam Fields
Cody Christian as Mike Montgomery
Drew Van Acker as Jason DiLaurentis
Lesley Fera as Veronica Hastings
Nolan North as Peter Hastings
Julian Morris as Wren Kingston
Bryce Johnson as Darren Wilden
Roark Critchlow as Tom Marin
Lindsey Shaw as Paige McCullers
Natalie Hall as Kate Randall
Heather Mazur as Isabel Randall-Marin

Are you as excited as I am? I am already counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds (also to receiving my pre-order of the second season) and I almost can’t wait for the Pretty Little Liars to get themselves dirty and fighting again. But until June 5th I will have to keep myself stuck on watching the first season on DVD – Just started with episode one and this is going to be a long night. Have a great one!

XOXO

Mr.StrictlyIntimate

I’m still here Bitches! And I know everything. -A

P.S.: If you want to update yourself on everything going on inside the Pretty Little Liars circle you might be convinced by my recommendation of reading the Pretty Little Liars books by Sara Shepard.

Pretty Little Liars Book Series

Book #1: Pretty Little Liars (published October 1, 2006)
Book #2: Flawless (published March 26, 2007)
Book #3: Perfect (published September 1, 2007)
Book #4: Unbelievable (published June 1, 2008)
Book #5: Wicked (published November 25, 2008)
Book #6: Killer (published June 30, 2009)
Book #7: Heartless (published January 1, 2010)
Book #8: Wanted (published June 8, 2010)
Book #9: Twisted (published July 5, 2011)
Book #10: Ruthless (published December 6, 2011)
Book #11: Stunning (being published June 5, 2012)
Book #12: Burned (being published December 4, 2012)

Companion Novel: Pretty Little Secrets (published January 3, 2012)

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