Calli's Blog - - 20th October



  • Oh hun <3 Your pictures are amazing! I love looking at them again. I need to give myself more time to visit here more and get active again so i can see more of your amazing pics :D


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    @Serena-Bass said in Calli's Blog - 2nd October - An Actual Update:

    Oh hun <3 Your pictures are amazing! I love looking at them again. I need to give myself more time to visit here more and get active again so i can see more of your amazing pics :D

    Serena! <3 I'm glad to see you around :D I need to get better at writing back to you, I always intend to...I just get so easily distracted :sweat: You do need to get active again, just to show off your gorgeous pixels! We miss you <3



  • i am in love with your writing and your choice of pictures! amazing <3


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    @Siri-Kane said in Calli's Blog - 2nd October - An Actual Update:

    i am in love with your writing and your choice of pictures! amazing <3

    Thank you! <3


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    Honeybrook was the closest she'd ever come to feeling like she belonged somewhere. Clumsy in an adorable way; skittish in a frustrating way and stubborn in a tempermental way that tested even the most patient of people, Demet was often considered unteachable and too weird for her own good. Things were either black or white - good or bad, no in-between. Her out-of-the-box creativity and passion made her stand out and deep down she knew she was only offered a job at the stables because of her sister Nazli.
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    She had arrived as a fresh-faced sixteen year old with her beloved gelding Moose; together they made a striking couple with their dark hair, but they were polar opposites. He was the perfect schoolmaster; calmly jumped every fence in sight, stood patiently for hours whilst she attempted to plait his mane for shows. She rushed everywhere, dropped brushes and pieces of tack across the yard and often shouted back when given orders. Then one dreary, soggy September morning she'd rushed into the tack room, unable to see over the stack of saddles she was desperately trying not to drop and walked straight into a strong pair of arms and the darkest eyes she'd ever seen.
    "Are you okay?"
    "Let me go -"
    "I think you mean thank you for not letting you fall..."
    "Get off me!"
    There was just...something about Benedict that drew her in despite the internal screaming in her mind. Suddenly she was promoted to his groom and got to spend hours watching him effortlessly exercise his show-jumping mares. It had been his idea for her to start joining him on his usual morning trail rides and she'd been beyond delighted the day he handed her the reins of the grey mare Illyquore.
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    Demet had never truly come out of her shell; her own insecurities kept her hidden away behind her dark hair and locked in her own messy mind that never stopped. But somehow Benedict had managed to invade her space, drag down the barriers she had built to protect her childlike personality until somehow she was willingly reaching out for him and missing him on the days he was gone.
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    They'd returned home from a German bloodstock auction early in the year with young Milo; a big bulky bay with as much fire and stubbornness as Demet. She'd begged, stamped her feet and even weakly attempted bribes until it was finally decided she could be his rider for the season. Although they'd had a disastrous time at shows, she fiercely adored the horse and when Benedict had tactfully suggested letting someone more experienced take over Milo's training, she'd simply ridden off and returned without Milo, refusing to tell anyone where he was.
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    F e a t u r i n g - (In order of appearance)

    • Nazli Valentini (left, big sister) and Clayton L - "Moose" - dark bay Oldenburg gelding, a true gentleman and a kind, lazy soul from @Therese-Lind
    • Honeybrook Illyquore - flea-bitten grey Oldenburg mare, and Benedict Rosella
    • Woodford's Mirage - bay Oldenburg mare from @Anna-Hertler - Poggle, Demet's own rescue dog - Honeybrook Wyvern 'N Widgeon (Milo) bay sabino Oldenburg stallion
    • Honeybrook Wyvern 'N Widgeon and Demet (left) and Nazli Valentini and VPE Red Label, bay-roan KWPN stallion from @Ellory-Clarke

    I finally got round to finishing this. I'm definitely starting to regret trying to give life and meaning to my characters...it's just so much work :weary: I'm also stuck in updating-hell with so, so so many pixels and I still have the dreaded pleasure of updating main site profiles for each horse too. So I'm retreating back to slacking off and I shall enjoy doing nothing for the rest of the month at least.

    Thanks for reading <3



  • ROANNNNNNN! * Grabby hands *



  • The pictures you take are soo great! I love the kitchen and baking supply picture, it is so detailed :heart: Also loved the little story, it really adds life to your sims at the barn :two_hearts:



  • I... will just sit over here and sigh dreamily at your pictures. :heart_eyes: So many little details in the pics and the story. Just super duper lovely. <3 I adore the Fall feeling you get from your pics - makes me want to get out a huge sweater and a cup of tea.



  • I really love your story telling and of course your horses are always amazing. I always love reading your newest updates. I can't wait to see where Demet's story takes her she is quickly becoming one of my favorite sims of yours. She is a great character and you really bring her to life.


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    @Neeve-Kalford said in Calli's Blog - - 20th October:

    ROANNNNNNN! * Grabby hands *

    No stealing him :unamused: But you can visit him for snuggles, he likes snuggles <3

    @Annalena-Voigt said in Calli's Blog - - 20th October:

    The pictures you take are soo great! I love the kitchen and baking supply picture, it is so detailed :heart: Also loved the little story, it really adds life to your sims at the barn :two_hearts:

    Thank you! <3 I do tend to go quite decor-mad when I actually get round to building and decorating and I have this new rule that after clogging up my game and wasting quite literally hours downloading stuff, I'm gonna find a use for it somehow xD

    @Keegan-Noble said in Calli's Blog - - 20th October:

    I... will just sit over here and sigh dreamily at your pictures. :heart_eyes: So many little details in the pics and the story. Just super duper lovely. <3 I adore the Fall feeling you get from your pics - makes me want to get out a huge sweater and a cup of tea.

    I support the big jumper and tea idea, that's my own current situation today anyway :laughing:

    @Skye-Valens said in Calli's Blog - - 20th October:

    I really love your story telling and of course your horses are always amazing. I always love reading your newest updates. I can't wait to see where Demet's story takes her she is quickly becoming one of my favorite sims of yours. She is a great character and you really bring her to life.

    Thank you <3 I'm quite happy with Demet and her different personality to Calli, so that's fun to play around with


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