are children worth it?

Many years ago this article convinced me to have a child. I’ve kept it all this time. Yet mother love, as Helen Garner once wrote of Eros, “mocks our fantasy that we can… Continue reading

The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry

I loved this book. It ticked all the boxes for me. It was unpredictable, well-written and made me feel better about the world. Once you start reading it, you can’t stop. I was… Continue reading

mmmmm…. murmuration

Murmuration from Islands & Rivers on Vimeo. This video of a starling murmuration is just so so beautiful. Sometimes my life is such a treadmill. Safe, yes. But also I think I know… Continue reading

That was quick!

Can you believe it? Only days after saying that I love clutches, a close friend only goes and buys me one. It’s a beautiful black, snake skin one from olga berg. I couldn’t… Continue reading

desire to inspire

desire to inspire is updated all the time with the best collections of images – mostly interiors. Here are two images from desire to inspire. Bookmark it.

obsessed with biker jackets

Polyvore. This friend rocked up the other day with the best biker jacket. I have become obsessed with them. You want one that is reasonably long. To the top of the hips or… Continue reading

Romotive

Romotive looks awesome.

Nora Ephron

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

Crocodile Hunter

Polyvore. OK. So I love brown. I also love scarves (especially this print. very 2012). I love skinny jeans and jackets. I love flat shoes. The jewelry is beautiful. Elephants bring luck. Stars… Continue reading