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My name is Lena and I’m 18 autumns old. I am above all things a observing and poetry seeking lone wolf. I fancy art, literature and videogames. I’m quite a homebody but nature is my second home.

lenalena follows:
greatghosts movies (2014)
art (photographers)
books (authors to further explore)
educational (topics to explore)
jess liddell books (october musts)
  • autumn
  • capturing moments in photos
  • everything blue (my favourite colour)
  • hearing my favourite songs for the first time after a long time
  • inside jokes
  • my cats
  • my family
  • my friends
  • nice strangers
  • nostalgia
  • old people
  • people I have something in common with
  • quirky people
  • rain
  • reading
  • secret smiles
  • spending time with my family
  • sweaters, especially striped ones
  • the smell of old books
  • army boots and brogue like shoes
sep 29 2011 ∞
apr 26 2012 +
  • The Book Thief
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • Norwegian Wood
  • To the Lighthouse
  • Moominvalley in November
  • The Naked Heart
  • The Years
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Little Prince
jan 13 2012 ∞
jan 13 2012 +
  • coffee
  • lilacs
  • the scent of sun on skin and hair
  • nature after rain
  • moss
  • the scent of earth in spring, especially after rain
  • grass
  • the scent of autumn
  • bittersweet wild apples
  • home baked carrot bread
  • rose water
jan 13 2012 ∞
apr 26 2012 +

"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day." — Vincent Van Gogh

"When she came to write her story, she would wonder exactly when the books and the words started to mean not just something, but everything." — Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

"To be understood is to prostitute yourself." — Fernando Pessoa

"Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance." — Osho

"I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as these in my dreams, for s...__— Fyodor Dostoyevsky__

sep 29 2011 ∞
oct 5 2011 +
  • A Little Princess
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Lolita
  • Never Let Me Go
  • Norwegian Wood
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Virgin Suicides
sep 29 2011 ∞
sep 29 2011 +
  • autumn leaves
  • books
  • memories
  • moments captured in words and photographs
  • notebooks filled with words
  • old keys
  • persian rugs
  • tea
  • vintage jars and tins
  • old black & white photographs
  • vintage suitcases
  • old glass bottles
sep 29 2011 ∞
jan 13 2012 +
  • continuous inspiration
  • courage to face my absurd fears in which stop me from doing all the things I want in life
  • perpetual, or at least longer, autumn
  • to accept myself as I am
  • to become happy
  • to become a better person
sep 29 2011 ∞
jan 14 2012 +
  • 500 Days of Summer
  • Amelié
  • Anything by Studio Ghibli
  • Control
  • Destined to Witness
  • Everything is Illuminated
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Harry Potter septology
  • Lost in Translation
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Pirates of the Caribbean film series
  • Stardust
  • Tea with Mussolini
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Vicky Christina Barcelona
sep 29 2011 ∞
jan 13 2012 +
  • coffee
  • herbal tea
  • bittersweet wild apples
  • home baked carrot bread
  • dark rye bread with butter, cheese, ham, avokado, cucumber and tomato
  • smoked salmon
  • sparkling wine
  • homemade blueberry pie
  • chinese and thai food
  • feta cheese
  • homemade ham pie
  • apple juice
  • the iron-y taste of blood
jan 13 2012 ∞
apr 26 2012 +
  • the sound of typewriting
  • tapping your fingers against book covers
  • silence
  • my two cats' very different meows
  • piano
  • rain and storms
  • turning a page (a book, a newspaper)
  • the singing of birds and the way their singing changes through out seasons
  • writing with a pencil
  • ocean waves
  • the soft murmur of a bus (when daydreaming on a bus trip)
  • the making of coffee
jan 13 2012 ∞
apr 26 2012 +
  • Annette Pehrsson
  • Tina Sosna
  • Anna Kharina
  • Geneviève Bjargardóttir
  • Margarita Sizikova
jan 13 2012 ∞
jan 14 2012 +