October 2011 archive

Happy Halloween!

Some breathtaking and magical homes from across the globe on this amazing Pintrest page – Magical Adobes. Happy Halloween! Read more…

Sweet Paul

The American’s really know how to do ‘Fall” the best… Sweet Paul is a beautiful online magazine authored by stylist/crafter Paul Lowe (who’s actually a NY based Norwegian). The magazine developed following the huge success of his blog where he used to publish styled inspiration and new recipes linked to his editorial and commercial projects. […] Read more…

On 2 March 1840, Doña Gertrudis Castañeda, having set sail, was caught in a furious storm at sea and in such a terrible predicament she invoked the Virgin of Soledad of Santa Cruz and in finding safety she dedicates this retablo

Miracles and Charms

This week I visited the most extraordinary exhibition at The Wellcome Collection – Miracles and Charms…Two exhibitions exploring Hope and Chance. The first part displayed 100’s of Mexican votives which are small intricately coloured paintings, executed on tin roof tiles or small plaques, painted by members of the mining community around Mexico City in gratitude […] Read more…