June 2009 archive

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Back home yesterday from Calcutta. Humid, sleepy, magical Calcutta, where I ate the sweetest fruits for breakfast every day and everywhere I looked, someone was sleeping… Good to be home though in my own flat and own bed. Wish I could still read and sleep and eat all day though…oh well, back to work. Hard […] Read more…

Surprise!

Finslly here! An 8 hour flight to bright lights Mumbai and a midnight till 6am wait, then another 3 hours to tropical Kolkatta to surprise my grandmother! She was so happy and surprised to see me – it made the whole journey worthwhile! My body clock is totally messed up, I don’t kinow what time […] Read more…

Shhhh

As you read this, I am up in the air, soaring above the clouds and heading to exotic climes. I cannot as yet tell you where, for it is a secret! The only clues I can give are these collages below that tell you of the treasures that await me…perhaps I shall reveal all next […] Read more…

Sunday…

My Sunday was nearly like this, in that I didn’t do much at all except, have a bath, watch some really old episodes of the OC and eat chilli shrimp risotto…mmm. Read more…

Magic

It feels like I’ve been gone for ever but i’ve had the most wonderful few days… On Thursday Ciara and I went to see Peter Pan at Kensington Gardens. The Kensington Gardens are of course where JM Barrie met the Lewellyn boys – his inspiration for Peter Pan, where the story was set and in […] Read more…

Story Sisters

I cant wait to read this new book by one of my favourite author’s Alice Hoffman. Reviewed here by the NY Times – described as ‘Little Women on mushrooms’! Read the first chapter here. Can’t wait! Read more…

Succulent

I want to create beautiful indoor succulent displays like this – i can never find anywhere that does succulents in the UK though : ( Why does everything beautiful have to grow in LA… Read more…

London Haze

The weather was strange but still beautiful this weekend so we stuck to indoor activities… Visited the greek gods at the British Museum. I can never absorb how the Greeks captured every fold and crease of fabric perfectly in marble. Intense. Chinese ceramics some dating from the THIRD century. I can’t get over how conteporary […] Read more…

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