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sunny day (outfit post) /sunčani dan (odjevna kombinacija)

Ivan Galeb once said that he would like to die during a sunny summer day. Well, these photos that I'm sharing were obviously taken on such a day.  Don't we just feel at ease when the sun is caressing us? Ivan seems to know what he was talking about even if he wasn't an actual person, but a character in a novel. Having  been obsessed with literature and reading for the longest time, that fine line between reality and fiction sometimes evades me and the characters in the novels seem as real as the person standing next to me.

Anyway, I have decided to translate a passage from novel Proljeća Ivana Galeba ( The Springs of Ivan Galeb, it's not translated as far as I know)  and share with you these words that  Desnica (the writer) or Galeb (the character) said :

 "I want to die in a day filled with sun. The core of that little secret I have carried in myself since childhood. What scared me most about death,  is the dark it is associated with. I admire the religions of the East, that have managed to portray a light, sunny death to a man, that have managed to install a show of infinite jás for the grave. These religions might just have done the kindest thing that can be done to any mortal.
I want to die lying on a solid, steaming hot earth, filled to my core with the sun and the  jás , to die at the peak of the day, in the hour of singing the hour when the bend  grain is dreamily silent and the heavy grapes are mute in their fullness, in the hour of hot afternoon silence. I'm terrified of the death in the afternoon, the death in the Fall, the death behind the heavy drapes of rain."

Ivan Galeb reče kako bi želio umrijeti u sunčanom danu i to je nešto što mogu razumijeti...kada se čovjek osjeća smirenije nego u toplom sunčanom ljetnom danu? Ove fotografije su očito snimljene u baš takvoj atmosferi uz društvo brzo rastuće vučke.  Prepuštavam vas poeziji ovih riječi Galebovih (lik u romanu) ili Desničnih (pisac), ovisi kako se uzme, koje su mi nekako prirasle srcu:

“Želio bih umrijeti u sunčanom danu. Klicu te male tajne želje nosim u sebi od djetinjstva. Što me kod smrti najviše plaši, to je predstava mraka s kojom je ona skopčana. Divim se religijama Istoka, koje su uspjele da čovjeku dočaraju svijetlu, sunčanu smrt, da mu usade predstavu beskrajnog jása za grobom. One su, možda, učinile čovjeku najveće dobro koje se smrtniku može da učini. 
Želio bih umrijeti izvaljen nauzak na dobroj, vrućoj zemlji, sav u suncu i jásu, umrijeti u jedrini dana, u sat uzavrelih zrikavaca. U sat kad sanjivo šute povijena žita i nijemo bujaju oteščani grozdovi, u sat vrele podnevne tišine. Plaši me smrt u predvečerje, smrt u jesen, smrt iza kosih zavjesa kiše.” 
― Vladan DesnicaProljeća Ivana Galeba


  1. Sunny day, sunny you. You look amazing.
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

  2. very lovely outfit You look great!

  3. You read really original and special books, it gives food for thoughs. I must say I would like to die in sumer as well, though I don't want to die at all, who wants?! I always get depressed when I start to think about such things.
    You pictures are so positive and joyous, and I also like your blouse a lot!!! it's so delicate and pretty)
    Wish you a blessed day ahead!

    1. I do always try to read books that make me rethink everything...If the book doesn't shake me up a little (and make me feel all sorts of things) what is the point in reading it?:)

    2. That's right! I definitely agree with you) A book should give a spark of inspiration to to think big and deep.

  4. Mi piacerebbe leggerlo! Bellissima e allegra in queste foto!

    wildflower girl
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  5. Che carine queste foto!!:)

  6. Divan tekst i u skladu sa slikama... ništa lepše od sunčanog dana... :)

  7. Super suncani post :-) Obozavam Galeba i super cvjetic u kosi :-)

  8. That words are beautiful. I love them.. I would die for a ray of sun.. it's so precious to me, because here most of the year is grey and cold. You're always beautiful and full of joy, my dear! Kisses to you and to your sweet dog!! :D

  9. Lovely outfit and you look so carefree. Thank you for sharing the literature, xoxo.

  10. all the photos with your dog are always amazing

  11. Lepo! Slatka kosuljica :))

  12. You look so fresh in your outfit for a sunny day, dear Ivana! And thanks for translating this wonderful text, I think it would be really a good idea to die on a sunny day ...

    xx Rena

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  13. Lovely top and pants!

    Thanks so much for dropping by :)

  14. Sembra un libro davvero bello!
    E che bella che sei tu in queste foto!
    Mi piace moltissimo il tuo top!
    Un bacio!

  15. Have a wonderful day too honey! xoxo.

  16. Nice look. Great day.

  17. Hello sweetheart,so beautiful photos,love your post!many many kisses!


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