A New York City Love Affair

January 11, 2012

What can I say? New York, you’re beautiful.

I was not prepared to fall this far in love with New York City. And so fast. But it happened. It happened and I don’t quite know how to get it out of my mind.

It’s not an unrequited love, New York was incredibly warm and generous with it’s affection. It enveloped me with it’s charm, perpetually teasing me, enticing me to stay and leaving me with no doubt about it’s true feelings.

Yet it is a love that is separated by a grand distance. It’s not like it could never be…one day in the future maybe we’ll be together. But for now, I’ll have to settle on these memories. Snapshots of a beautiful time, my Summer romance with New York City. I will forever be in a New York State of Mind. And that’s just fabulous.

Heidi xo

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  • Sydney Shop Girl January 11, 2012 at 11:42 am

    Oh what beautiful photos!

    I love NYC too!

    Happy 2012.

    SSG xxx

    Sydney Shop Girl blog

  • the actor's diet January 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    ah NYC!!! i miss it!

  • Hotly Spiced January 11, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Beautiful images Hiedi. New York is such a special city. My sister lives there and loves it I believe, as much as you do.

  • sambuca January 11, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Oh my gosh, that photo with Elmo is a bit creepy!

  • Lisa January 11, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    What absolutely gorgeous photos Heidi! And can I just add how great you and your girlfriends look? I think I'm a bit of a slob on holiday. I must make more of an effort, I want holiday photos like yours!

  • Heidi January 11, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    SSG – thank you, you too! 🙂

    Lynn – oooh, me too!!!

    Hotly Spiced – thank you 🙂 & I'm so jealous!!

    sambuca – hahaha oh my goodness it is!!!

    Lisa – awe thanks, lovely! We were a bit keen on the pretty dresses and getting dressed up for brunch etc 🙂

    Heidi xo

  • Julia @ Boredom Abounds January 11, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    I think everyone definitely leaves a piece of their heart in New York. It's easy to fall in love with it, but so, so hard to leave!

  • triathletemargs January 11, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    Splendid pics. They make me want to go to NYC so bad! *Sigh* One (fine) day! 😉

  • Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella January 11, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Heidi, you look so at home in New York! 😀 And that's a real compliment as it's such a stylish city!

  • Michelle Chin January 11, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    I see elmo!!!

  • Heidi January 11, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Julia – isn't it just!!

    Triathletemargs – yes, one fine day indeed 🙂 hope you get there!

    Lorraine – awe thanks, lovely!! Such a compliment. We tried haha 🙂

    Michelle – elmo!!

    Heidi xo

  • Hannah January 11, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    Yes it could be, most certainly. Just remember our sneaky plan for convincing a certain someone 😉

    And then I shall come and stay for months on end! Or my brother will help get me over there, and we'll spend all our time skipping around Central Park together. Because, of course, in dream world, no one works in NYC 😛

  • The InTolerant Chef January 11, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    Certainly the trip of a lifetime, you lucky thing!

  • chutneyandspice January 12, 2012 at 3:10 am

    what great shots of you all looking so glam and New York fabulous!

  • Gillian January 13, 2012 at 10:14 am

    Such fabulous photos – I love NYC and not a day goes by where I don't wish I could live there….sigh.

  • Anonymous January 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    I have loved your NYC posts. I went there last year and also fell madly in love with the city. 5 months on and I still dreaming about it. NYC just gets under your skin.


  • Heidi January 13, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Hannah – I can't handle how perfect that sounds right now!!

    InTolerant Chef – indeed, SO lucky 🙂

    chutneyandspice – thanks!

    Gillian – it steals so many people's hearts!

    Belle – completely!

    Heidi xo

  • Kath (My Funny Little Life) January 14, 2012 at 1:06 am

    Aww, beautiful, Heidi! A very good friend of mine just moved to NYC for half a year, and I'm very excited to hear how she likes it. I'm afraid she's freezing right now, though. 😉

  • Carly Findlay January 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Ohhhh you make me so excited! I can't wait to go to NY and see it for myself 🙂 Thank you for sharing your gorgeous pictures xx

  • Hannah January 14, 2012 at 3:22 pm


  • Heidi January 14, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Kath – yes she probably is!! but very likely loving it nonetheless 🙂

    Carly – you're so welcome, I'm thrilled for you!!

    Hannah – xoxoxo right back at you!

    Heidi xo

  • lucent imagery January 15, 2012 at 10:11 am

    Oh i know exactly how you feel. Our love affair started in June 2010. My husband feels the same way! We know we will go back again and again. You and your girls looked gorgeous.

  • JL March 3, 2012 at 7:18 am

    I just came across this post & being a NY native I have to say you did a beautiful photo essay of my lovely hometown! I've been away for 3 months and makes me long for it even more. 🙂 As I already told you, I feel the same about Melbourne. Will have to work out a house-swap! 🙂