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Five Little Things: Summer Dreaming

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Excuse me while I go on vacation. In my head. Everyone keeps saying that February is a short month. But crikey (said without irony- I am British, we actually say that shit) it still feels so very long from where I'm standing, or, rather, sitting, in frozen Brooklyn, wearing three jumpers and a deeply unappealing wooly hat. So join me, comrades, one and all, in a fantasy vacation. Right now. Ready? Let's go.

Let's stay at the amazing Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California. We'll sleep soundly in their giant beds, play records (maybe this one) and drink a thousand Margaritas  

Let's stay at the amazing Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California. We'll sleep soundly in their giant beds, play records (maybe this one) and drink a thousand Margaritas

 

Hungry? Easy. That'll be Fish Tacos for lunch. Obviously. Image via The Food Ledger

Hungry? Easy. That'll be Fish Tacos for lunch. Obviously. Image via The Food Ledger

We'll eat pool side, wearing rad granny-kinis like the one above, from cute Etsy store Bikiniboo (incidentally I have NEVER found a high waisted swimsuit that looks good on me, though I live in hope. Either way, this is a FANTASY trip remember)

We'll eat pool side, wearing rad granny-kinis like the one above, from cute Etsy store Bikiniboo (incidentally I have NEVER found a high waisted swimsuit that looks good on me, though I live in hope. Either way, this is a FANTASY trip remember)

Then we'll drive to the desert, stopping to fill up at this incredible gas station. We'll listen to weird country music, spot dozing desert foxes in the distance and maybe save a dim-witted tortoise or two (nerdiest photo ever). Image via LA Weekly

Then we'll drive to the desert, stopping to fill up at this incredible gas station. We'll listen to weird country music, spot dozing desert foxes in the distance and maybe save a dim-witted tortoise or two (nerdiest photo ever). Image via LA Weekly

We'll arrive in Joshua Tree as the stars start to fall, take a walk in the dusk, then cruise to the legendary Pappy and Harriets in Pioneer Town where we'll dance to awesome bands with the locals. Ah...wasn't that nice?

We'll arrive in Joshua Tree as the stars start to fall, take a walk in the dusk, then cruise to the legendary Pappy and Harriets in Pioneer Town where we'll dance to awesome bands with the locals.

Ah...wasn't that nice?