Polyvore. I love the J Crew look this season: the gingham combined with the paisley. The clothes themselves are fairly conservative – long skirts over the knee, collared shirts – combined with the… Continue reading

Alan Bradley

I looove the Flavia de Luce mysteries. Part of the appeal is Flavia. She’s a girl detective. Part of the appeal is the time in which the books are set – the 1950’s… Continue reading

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 looks awesome.