LA for a week. The perfect lonesome vacation. I really like going on holiday by myself, where I can do exactly what I want and get lost in my own thoughts and routines.
Packing - it was 80 degrees, which meant some serious digging through my wardrobe.
The Hollywood sign from the verandah at Target (guilty)
I fulfilled a lifelong dream to stay at the Chateau Marmont and will probably be paying for that hotel bill for a lifetime too.
Summer feet in winter. My favourite sandals - a simple See by Chloe pair.
...and hotel slippers
On my wombles I found the Jim Henson company headquarters with Kermit there welcoming you.
9 & 10.
Thrift store purchases - a dress suit and Thierry Mugler vintage heels
Sign on a lamppost
The world's biggest pancakes. They were the size of LPs. I was stumped.
13 & 14
Also finally got to try In N Out burger. Verdict: burger great, fries horrible.
Judy Garland's eyes, as photographed and distorted by Weegee a celebrity photographer of the 1950s. They had an exhibition of his work at MOCA in downtown LA.
16 & 17
Laker's game. Great fun.
And Jack Nicholson was there, that's him, honest.
Random C in a tree.
Final hotel breakfast. Sob.
Trying out my duty free purchase
A quote fit for a holiday in LA
I came with one bag ( the top one) and left with two. So it was a shopping success. I always travel with a packable roll bag.
Parting shot of the Chateau Marmont.
All photos taken with Instagram