Forte Village Resort, Sardinia; Part 2



Dress – Zara. Hat – Claire’s




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Gordon Ramsey’s

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White lace dress, Lace inset (blue/yellow) dress  – MGSM. Bag, floral dress (green & pink)- RED Valentino (all via Donne Concept Store at Forte Village).

The sound of rain and wind pelting against the windows on a drab Monday morning makes weaving together of this second part of my trip to Sardinia back in July a much, much easier task. Again, I don’t know what brand of hormone pills London’s been taking lately, but given its perpetual state of up, down and sometimes pickles + ice cream (i.e sun and hail within the same post code. WAHT IS DIS), I have to assume this time it’s actually three-months pregnant. Baby shower! Wait, no baby shower. Baby sun please. So do excuse me if I prefer resorting* to the ever-sunny European sibling to kick-start the week. Today I dream of Forte Village, the rustle of Oleander bushes in the mild morning breeze, bare-feet walk to breakfast, floating by way of seven sea-salt pools of the Thalassotherapy spa and rising higher with Gordon Ramsay’s exquisite dishes by the sea. Slumping back to earth completely, of course, with giddy midnight snacks on the terrace: pain au chocolats and toffee puddings stolen from breakfast. AH, would you look at this, the sun just came out here between the sheets of rain, looks like somebody’s jealous. Or craving toffee puddings. Oh heck, let it be the former.

* Resorting. Get it? get it? I am SOoohohoho funny.

A belated thank you to Forte Village Resort again for the stay. Part 1 here.

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  1. wow it looks amazing!!
    melbourne sounds like it’s being london atm and it’s meant to be summer here!

  2. what a wonderful pics!

  3. Da

    lovely pictures!

  4. lovely white dress… beautiful pics as always.

  5. sooo romantic pictures !!! and amazing you in it :)

  6. Wow. Such stunning pictures. In love with your blog!

  7. OMG! Major drooling situation going on right here behind my screen! Amazing shots and seems like the perfect getaway!
    With love,


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  8. Dreamy, dreamy, dreamy!!!

  9. Your pics are always flawless.


  10. At least you’re able to “escape” again with these photos! I could imagine it being so horrible right now in London… I’m in Florida and I haven’t seen the sun in literally 4 days. It’s uncalled for. Also, I’m LOVING the RED Valentino dress so much! It’s SO chic. PS – you have been a machine with all these posts… I’m loving them and loving all your banter :) x

  11. I love your sense of humor, Shini! :)

  12. Every time I comment your post I am telling you, but your photos are always so beautiful!

  13. Sometimes Shini, I swear, your life looks like an utter dream. These photos are so beyond gorgeous and have me aching to hop on a plane and travel somewhere far away. Love the palm trees, the buildings and that shot of your legs floating in the water.

    Truly beautiful.


  14. Your blog has the best photography. I love it!

  15. Seriously saturated perfection. I need watermelon, STAT.

  16. Josephine

    Always a big fan of your photography

  17. That looks magical!
    I wish I could spend some time there now. The weather in the Netherlands is pretty depressive. Rain, rain, rain and more rain it is.
    The food, the dresses, the colors, amazing!

    Jessy x

  18. ohmyyy this looks amazinggg !! x

  19. such amazing pics… literally started daydreaming… <3

  20. WONDERFUL!!!

  21. Stunning pictures as always!
    It’s so rainy and cloudy here in London, I really need some sun!

    {Teffy’s Perks} X

  22. looks like heaven on earth, amazing photos! xx

  23. ollyvia laura

    nice photos and SUPER LOVE THE OUTFIT :)


  24. the images really make me want to go on holiday!
    I’m jealous!
    Lovely photography

  25. Wow looks amazing! You have some beautiful dresses on as well ;)

    Hayley xx

  26. Absolutely gorgeous photos, I’m in oz just now missing all the rubbish weather do this post fits right in with my mood

  27. These pictures are so lovely, just like your entire blog. You are so punny… hehe resorting : ) I always enjoy reading your posts.

  28. Beautiful pictures, how lucky you are!
    Mafalda ❤

  29. Love those pic so much!!

  30. These photos are so visually stunning. The colours, the quality, everything about them is perfection!

  31. this post made me miss the warmth of Morocco (I now live in France)…
    Love your photography!


  32. Ivana

    Yes you are :)

  33. This is exactly where I want to be right now! I love the photographs, so dreamy. I especially love the ones of you picking the pink flowers from the tree and your bright yellow varnish against the blue waters :)

  34. Beautiful pictures! it’s all more romantic and chic! *_*

  35. Trust me, even in Melbourne where it’s supposed to be summer it’s acting like it’s winter half the time. The Australian not-really-winter Winter, of course. Amazing pictures, by the way, would love to visit one day!

    xx Nicole

  36. How magical.

  37. Drooling over your pics right now! I hear it’s going to snow next week in the Netherlands. Can I escape in your pictures when the time comes? ;)

  38. Seriously, the photos in this post are just SO GOOD. Love it. x

  39. Lovely photos, it looks amazing! :)

  40. Sarah Nizomi

    what a beautiful white dress!

  41. These photos are so lovely!

  42. Amazing shots as always…..l

  43. jung

    너무 아름다운 사진들이 많아요~!!!!

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