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strange things I’ve been asked in the name of blogging

Teen girl using vintage style telephone


Be the face of a song.  Posing with my vintage telephone.  For a hobby band’s latest single ‘Telephone Girl’, for which they didn’t have any accompanying artwork, nor a girl to photograph.  Just telephone receivers.  That’s where I came in!  (No dodgyness going on, I made sure).  I’m excited to hear the finished song.

Act in a movie.  About a famous DJ who meets a deaf girl at the beach and falls in love with her.  My most recent acting experience was my year 6 summer production, during which I forgot my outfit change, ran on stage for the final song late, and was promptly elbowed off the the front of the stage into the choir of year threes.  Needless to say I politely declined this request.

Be on an ebook cover.  I’ve trawled my inbox for the original request but my search was fruitless, and I can’t remember exactly what the novel was about.  Apparently my face fit the character so you know, I guess it was worth a shot on their part!

Feature strangers in my photos.  They’ve have asked to join in whilst we’ve been shooting in public places.  I’m not sure where they’ve thought the photos will end up, but they’re damn sure they’re gonna be in one.  For some bizarre reason.  Slighty-more-polite photobombing I guess.

Not-strangers have asked ‘can I write a blog for you’.  Still waiting on it George.

Write about gambling.  Multiple times.  This one’s bizarre, yes, but frickin annoying too.  Why?  Just why?  I’ve done this rant before; let’s not go there again.

Received some *interesting* compliments.  Obviously it’s super sweet that anybody takes the time to email nice comments, let alone strangers.  Thank you so so very much!  A couple of examples that particularly made me chuckle/eyeroll:

‘James Blunt style, yes… you are beautiful in did, in a really concrete crochet way…’. Concrete crochet, a look we all aspire to!

‘u r nice’.  Thanks, stranger!  I’d say the same, but I ain’t got a clue who you are, so that’d be difficult.  Soz. xoxoxo

‘Hi pretty girl My heart trembled when I saw your face I wish I could see you up close… come visit me’… Let’s just say the internet’s a strange place.  It really is.

Been asked to ‘make barefoot pics with spandex leggings’.  Ummm… not really my niche? :S

Received demanding requests.  ‘Hi, if I order a bralet im a size 8 when will i have it? need it for friday!xx’  Problem is, I don’t actually sell anything on my blog.  So I’m not sure where they planned to place an order.

Been addressed as ‘Joli’.  Not quite, pal.


lily kate x

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  • Reply
    22nd July 2015 at 6:01 pm

    ‘Barefoot photos with legs in spandex.’ …Yeah, you definitely dodged a bullet there. I think it’s super cool you were the face of a song! That’s awesome!

    xx Bash | Hey Bash | bloglovin’

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    • Reply
      lily kate
      24th July 2015 at 8:12 pm

      That would’ve made for an interesting post wouldn’t it!
      I’m just looking forward to hearing the actual song now!

  • Reply
    23rd July 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Wow… the internet is a very strange place! Very cool that you get to be on the cover of a song though!

    • Reply
      lily kate
      24th July 2015 at 8:18 pm

      Isn’t it just haha! Have to wonder what’s going through peoples’ heads sometimes.

  • Reply
    25th July 2015 at 6:26 am

    Oh my goodness!!

    I should be happy that my email or comments aren’t like that. Nobody’s offered to write a blog post in a while. My sister used to, she has like two or three of them. I think she would be a great blogger, talking about beauty, lifestyle and mental health but she keeps telling me no or gives me that look like I’m crazy.

    I hope you see the humor in these types of comments than disgusted/frightened you know? The only funny things i get are the “top searches” and sometimes they can get pretty hilarious! You might’ve just inspired a future blog post now. Lol


  • Reply
    13th April 2018 at 1:48 pm

    The telephone photos are sexy! – not surprised they wanted to use them for the song!

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