March 2009 archive

Style Icons

During the inauguration and it’s surrounding days, the Domino Mag Blog speculated on how the new first family would re-decorate. Domino celebrated by releasing imagery of past White House interiors, specifically the influences of first lady’s Jackie Kennedy and Nancy Reagan on individual rooms – it’s so fun to compare their different styles, which are […] Read more…

Feathered

Sharon Montrose is a portrait photograper and her simple, beautiful style is really evocative. She photographs, pets, kids and ‘other animals’. I can’t take my eyes off her photographs of birds – all her portraits are shot against the same simple background which lends a painterly effect. I love the details and patterns in their […] Read more…

The Last Sunday of March

There is no denying it, next week our feet will be firmly placed into Spring, no excuses. Get out your lightweight Macs, a jaunty hat, perhaps even don a pump or two? Ok maybe the jaunty hat takes it too far…especially considering the random April showers we’ve been having : ( On the last Sunday […] Read more…

Saturday Morning Reads

I am literally in ecstasy. I may be a bit slow to catch on to this, but I have just discovered a system called Google Reader. Anyone can use this, but I am especially overjoyed because as a Gmail account holder of many years, Google Reader appears on my Gmail dashboard next to my Mail, […] Read more…

Au Natural

Yesterday, David’s back was giving him trouble so we went for a long walk around Epping Forest. Now, I am not a nature gal and get pretty irritable if a long walk doesn’t involve a pavement and coffee shops – there’s just something about endless hills and too much grass that tires me out. I […] Read more…

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