Born and raised in the Philippines.
Living in Ireland since 2007.

Filipina Est. MMXI

Marielle - a name of Danish origin, meaning "star of the sea".
My URL was inspired by this quotation from Harper Lee's novel, To Kill a Mockingbird :
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."

This blog is mainly a series of random reblogs that reflect my present mood and thoughts, or not at all. There is no set theme, but posts about life, love and humour are some of the most prevalent ones. Everything posted from Instagram are mine, unless otherwise stated.

Tumblr'ing since: 2011
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tiny little turn ons:

   - people leaning against walls with one shoulder while they talk

   - catching somebody turning away smiling at a joke you made

   - people who linger on a hug for just a second after you let go

   - somebody glancing at your lips while you’re talking

734351 COMMENT(S) | Tuesday, July 29, 2014 @ 8:30 am | REBLOG

"And then she told herself, “Stop being so weak. Grow up and get over it.” and then she never felt anything again."

— (via dostoyevska)

155543 COMMENT(S) | Monday, July 28, 2014 @ 8:30 am | REBLOG

This part of the Bishopstown Library is one of my favourite focal points in modern buildings in Ireland. For one reason or another, I like looking at this staircase. It could be: the colours of the wood and the steel combined; or the way sunlight floods in from the pyramid skylight above; and how the shadows cast change in appearance as the day progresses. Who knows?

If I had a choice and a little bit more confidence up my sleeve, I would peacefully (and happily!) read my books, sitting on those steps. But being realistic, I’d probably get told off, or worse, escorted out the building! (A bit extreme, but you get what I mean.)

So, I usually just waltz past it, collect my book/s, give it one last look before I leave, and wish that one day I’d have something like this of my own – an interior feature (at my dream house) that I simply wouldn’t grow tired of. It doesn’t even have to be a staircase! :D

On that lovely note, I’m ending this post. I may have rambled on for quite a bit now. Oops. #ExcuseMeSorry @instagram #WHPTheGreatIndoors

P.S.: I normally don’t write long spiels about staircases, but I thought I might give Instagram’s WHP a go this week. :) (at Bishopstown Library)

Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 4:49 pm | REBLOG

12260 COMMENT(S) | Sunday, July 27, 2014 @ 8:30 am | REBLOG

"The most important things are the hardest to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them — words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they’re brought out. But it’s more than that, isn’t it? The most important things lie too close to wherever your secret heart is buried, like landmarks to a treasure your enemies would love to steal away. And you may make revelations that cost you dearly only to have people look at you in a funny way, not understanding what you’ve said at all, or why you thought it was so important that you almost cried while you were saying it. That’s the worst, I think. When the secret stays locked within not for want of a tellar but for want of an understanding ear."

— Stephen King (via kushandwizdom)

2040 COMMENT(S) | Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 3:01 pm | REBLOG


Is this Pokémon

186843 COMMENT(S) | Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm | REBLOG

"God sometimes takes us into troubled waters not to drown us, but to cleanse us."

927 COMMENT(S) | Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 2:58 pm | REBLOG

"I like beginnings because they’re so full of promise. The first page of a book, the first day of a job, the first time you buy yourself flowers, the first date with a new man, the first touch, the first kiss, the first kick of a good liquor, the first moment you hold your own baby. I like beginnings because I know there’s always more to come."

— Shyma Perera, Bitter Sweet Symphony  (via fawun)

62608 COMMENT(S) | Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 2:57 pm | REBLOG

"How fascinating it is that there are millions of people all over the world who are wide awake at 4 am missing someone. And there are millions of people sound asleep at 4 am, with no idea that they’re being missed."

— please come back - nashviille (via perfect)

242129 COMMENT(S) | Saturday, July 26, 2014 @ 2:56 pm | REBLOG

"You can’t measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange."

— Pablo Neruda (via kushandwizdom)

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