July 2009 archive

July

I can’t believe it’s the last week of July already…I don’t even feel like we’ve had a summer…July has always been my favourite month however, so I dug out a few pictures that sum up my July; Christmas Press Shows, Cocktails and bookstores! I hope August brings more sunshine and fun times… Read more…

Classics

I’m just amazed at the talent and ability technology gives us these days. Worth 1000 is a site that encourages digital creativity through topical contests. I love these re-interpretations of classic paintings showing what the subjects do when a museum closes for the night! Also check out Modern Renaissance. Read more…

Sunday

* Spent the weekend cleaning Dave’s Beetle now she looks shiny and happy! * Chicken and Mango tacos for lunch * Made a hairpiece from a feather. * Reading The Suspicions of Mr.Whicher for the rest of the evening… Read more…

Nothing is New

I discovered these wonderful images from Nothing is New – a blog that digs up historic images to inspire our contemporary lives – such a great idea – I think I am going to have a try and see what I come up with…(watch this space) Read more…

3 things i want tonight…

Sweet and Spicy Beef and Pork Pie from Ottolenghi A few shots…(i havent had my coffee today!) courtesy of Aaron Tilley. To watch Versailles: The Dream of a King documentary on BBC iPlayer Read more…

The Penguins are coming!

How adorable are these penguin biscuits!!! There were buckets of them being given away at the M&S Christmas show yesterday. They are just crying out to be dunked head first in my tea…look at him eyeing up my cuppa! Read more…

Oh my!

I was thoroughly spoilt on my birthday this past weekend and a received some wonderful gifts…these have got to be my favorites however…so lovely! What a lucky girl I am! Gold plated Chloe necklace Feather Hermes ribbon scarf – this is like a work of art… Read more…

Pouf!

These knitted poufs by Christien Meindertsma are just so beautiful I love the chunky knit texture of them all. I generally despise poufs but these are so sculptural – almost like stools. Stunning. Read more…

St Martin's Lane Hotel

I love hotel interiors and design. I love that just for a few days you can inhabit a world where you do the same things you do at home but that is totally unlike your own.  Last week I visited St Martins Lane Hotel for a press show and fell in love with the decor…love […] Read more…

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