May 2009 archive

Something for the weekend…

Really wish I was in New York today. I love London but there is something SO effortlessly cool about New York that keeps drawing me back to re-locating. If I was there on this sunny spring day, I would make a trip to Red-Hook in Brooklyn and sit outside Baked with my coffee and ridiculously […] Read more…

Inkypots

I’ve been so into durable glazed ceramics lately…I am having a hard time working out where you could go wrong with them…they are handmade so you know you are getting value for money, their rustic quality makes them resiliant…and their compactness makes them perfect as gifts for others and yourself! I realy don’t know who […] Read more…

Sweet Paree

Love these outtake images of Paris by stylist Pia Bijkerk from her book ‘Paris Made by Hand’ about shops and boutiques around Paris. So atmospheric. Courtesy of SfGirlBay Read more…

Curry Sunday

Had some friends round this weekend for Indian themed ‘Curry Sunday’. We had lamb curry, veg curry, coconut daal, okra, spicy potatoes and lots of salad. Unfortunately I didn’t take any pix of the food apart from dessert! Read more…

The Curiosity Shoppe

I want EVERYTHING from the Curiosity Shoppe! The prices are all so reasonable too considering how special their pieces are. They don’t actually sell their pencils online, but I wish they would. Cast Iron Owl Paperweight $50 Porcelain Keys $40 for a set of 5 Owl Letter Holder $55 Whale Chalkboard $40 Read more…

Late Night Snack

Late night snacks for me are always a savoury meal. I could easily grab a toasty wholewheat bagel with smoked salmon and lashings of pepper and lemon…or ribbons of linguine with garlic, olive oil, enought passata just to coat the dish and a brave smattering of chilli flakes. These after hours snacks often consist of […] Read more…

A False Monday

Woke up a bit despondent after the lovely long weekend and this Falsified Monday feels wierd. Far from being enthused about a 4 day week, I am already stressed about how much in need to pack into it! This diptych, part of a series called ‘Sunday in the City’ by Victoria Smith of SFGirlByBay takes […] Read more…

The Happening

Back to work tomorrow. Had a lazy lazy long weekend. Watched The Happening last night by M. Night Shyamalan. The acting was a bit strange and a bit difficult to follow, but as with all of his films I think the concept is always really strong and it’s about how you feel after you’ve watched […] Read more…

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