asking for trouble



A little photo update. The weather has been seesawing between freezing/gloomy and bright/sunny. Luckily, I have mostly managed to schedule my free days accordingly.

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Even though I’ve been walking around Glasgow Green pretty much every week for 6 years, I still find new things, like these boundary stamps at the Saltmarket end. And I got some snow! Except it melted almost immediately. I still haven’t been outside in any yet this winter.

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I’ve been successfully eating a lot healthier this year, so I allowed myself a trip to Wholefoods for treats. I love the salad bar, especially now it has scotch eggs.

I’m planning a new zine, and found these adorable little dumplings from Kiddyland while I was looking for something else. Way too cute to leave hidden away. I might find a way to attach them to my backpack.

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New possessions – Claire gave this adorable t-shirt from Threadless, and I ordered the new Ian Svenonius book as it looks amazing. I have a mini trip to York planned for my birthday next month so that is my train reading sorted. Any tips for York? I’ve never been before. I am definitely going to the National Railway Museum, but nothing else decided yet.

As always, you can follow me on Instagram as marcelinesmith for more pics as they happen.


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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