1. "you may have the universe if I may have Italy"
     

  2. "Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance."
    — Every Last One (Anna Quindlen)

    (Source: wordsthat-speak, via gitana-traviesa)

     

  3. The clarity of rose tinted glasses

    Things stopped seeming so poetic to me a while back

     
  4. Lovely Cobh

     
  5. Dublin

     
  6. My family’s Belfast

     
  7. Christmastime familytime

     
  8. Sappada, Italy 

     

  9. "We are going to make you every type of pasta there is. You will become very, very fat. This big" (..demonstrates)

    -Michele, italian flatmate

     

  10. To teach myself how to cook or live off local pizza joints, (surprisingly legit tasting) ready-made risotto and pasta “Alla Nonna” packets, nutella and bread and eggs..

    (separately)