summer fun

ask away.

send asks, please? :]

1. What are you wearing right now?
2. Top favorite 3 songs as of now?
3. First kiss experience?
4. Who do you look up to most and why?
5. In your opinion, cutest way to be asked out?
6. Favorite season?
7. Favorite candy?
8. Dark or milk chocolate?
9. Last time you cried?
10. Has someone ever changed you significantly and how?
11. Do you believe in kiss on first date?
12. Left handed or right handed?
13. Favorite thing you like about yourself?
14. Whose your best friend and how long have you been friends?
15. Is there anyone you like and why?
16. What are some of your pet peeves?
17. Favorite and least favorite subjects in school?
18. Plans for the future?
19. Sweaters or hoodies?
20. Snow or rain?
21. What celebrity do you look up to?
22. Who makes you smile regardless?
23. What would you want your name to be if you were the opposite sex?
24. Would you die for the ones you love?
25. Favorite song lyrics?
26. Have you ever self harmed?
27. Sex before or after marriage and why?
28. A book you could read over and over again?
29. At what age did you have your first kiss?
30. What is the worst thing someone could do to you?
31. What pets do you have/want to have?
32. Describe your day today?
33. Night owl or morning bird?
34. A band/artist you want to see in concert?
35. Post a picture of you
36. List ten favorites
37. What do you fear most and why?
38. Describe your life story so far in 5 words or less
39. How old are you?
40. Do you ever want to get married? Have kids?
41. Ever gotten your heart broken, how?
42. Daily morning routine?
43. A few things on your bucket list?
44. Where do you want to travel if you could go anywhere and why?
45. How often do you wear a fake smile?
46. Favorite thing about Tumblr?
47. Do you sing in the shower?
48. What did you want to be when you were a kid?
49. Most hurtful thing someone has said to you?
50. [Ask me any question you want]

found here.

Summer Bucket List Ideas

• Go wind surfing
• Make a new friend
• Have fun alone
• Learn a new skill
• Be internet famous
• Pull an all nighter
• Kiss a guy
• Have a movie marathon
• Get a sun tattoo
• Redecorate your room
• Get a six pack
• Be tumblr
• Go on a road trip
• Have a water fight
• Throw an epic party
• Tie dye something
• Dip dye your hair
• Get a henna tattoo
• Have a budget less shopping trip
• Learn to cook/bake
• Jump off a pier
• Have a photo shoot
• Send a message in a bottle
• Build a treehouse
• Swing off a rope swing into the water
• Keep a journal
• Surprise someone with a random act of kindness
• Read a ton of books
• Go to a concert/music festival
• Face your fears
• Blog/vlog every day
• Go to a new country
• Perfect eyeliner
• Go zip lining
• Play truth or dare
• Write a book
• Take a selfie with a stranger
• Eat ice cream
• Watch fireworks
• Buy something from Victoria Secret
• Have a bonfire
• Breathe in helium
• Go bungee jumping
• Go thrift shopping
• DIY something
• Play hide and seek
• Have a paint fight
• Have a summer romance
• Watch the sun rise
• Meet your internet friends
• Stand in a busy area holding up a free hugs sign
• Get a penny board
• Sleep on the beach
• Do something illegal
• Go camping
• Sleep on a trampoline
• Get a piercing
• Have a signature scent
• Learn a new language
• Go paddle boarding
• Visit Hawaii
• Make friendship bracelets
• Have a bonfire
• Dance in the rain
• Leave a note in a library book
• Get a pedicure
• Make a difference
• Own a Polaroid camera
• Start a collection

Ok that’s it, I’ll probably post more later. Sorry if there are any duplicates!

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Considering how much of a water baby I am, it’s absolutely deplorable that I haven’t done a swim shoot before now. In my defence, swimming pools have been hard to come by in the past 3 years, and the last time I swam regularly, it was mostly a matter of pulling on my hardworking speedo tankini and plunging into the blue for an hour of laps. Water is my natural state, though.  I’ve written extensively about my love of swimming in the past, but it’s something I could write about for the rest of my life and still not be any closer to capturing the sheer depth (ha!) of my feelings on the subject. Traditionally, I tend to go for performance suits when it comes to swimwear, but when Swimsuits For All offered to send me a piece from their collection, I thought I’d try out something cute for pool lounging instead.

Reading the reviews for this set, I knew that the top might come up small but I decided to risk it anyway. And while the cups are smaller than I’d like, I’m relieved to note that I didn’t suffer any wardrobe malfunctions during my lazy doggy paddling! It’s been a year and a half since I last swam (such a shame!) but water has this habit of welcoming you home no matter how long you’ve been gone. When I first started swimming at the ripe age of 18, I’d sometimes feel selfconscious during the walk to the pool. But once I was in, all I could care about was beauty and wonder of being nestled in its watery depths. Swimming was key to my first steps towards body confidence. These days, I just let it all hang out because who cares? It’s my body, and it’s built for swimming. I’m a water mammal and it’s my perfect state of being.

Wearing ♥ The Empress Underwire Bikini by Gabifresh for Swim Sexy (I’m wearing the size 16 D/DD on top, this links to the E/F which is larger!)

All photos by Antara Guha.


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