wow these photos made me yearn to visit Paris again and there isn’t a single shot of the Eiffel tower to be seen. in Down The River photographer Adrian Skenderovic captures the tourist boats (bateaux-mouches) that cruise down the Seine and pass under the many bridges (did you know there…

Maid Marion, Lady of Shalott, Princess Alexandra of Kent, Tottering By Gently, Boscobel…. these are not names of royalty or even fancy cats – they are all English roses. even Judi Dench has a rose named after her! photographer Luke Stephenson wonderfully captured these beauties in his project The English…

one of my favourite things to do whenever i visit an art museum of some kind is to browse the gift shop and see what cool posters they have for sale. there are almost always really different and well designed graphic treasures to find, as well as the classic art…

hi friends!!! i’m so excited to post again in such a long, long time. things have settled down in my life a little bit as of late – i find myself with time some mornings to post (when Axel is at school, i have help with the baby and i…

on the tip of Cap Ferrat, between Nice and Monaco, sits villa Santo Sospir – almost unchanged since it was built shortly after WWII. Alec and Francine Weisweiller used it as a holiday home, and the walls were empty until Jean Cocteau visited there in the summer of 1950… “When I stayed at Santo…

rrres is based in Oaxaca and Barcelona and currently work with local artisans in Mexico to make these amazing one of a kind handmade rugs. they also have fantastic photos of their travels in their diary. rrres is a project made of places, people, traditions and culture. All our pieces are…

i really love Ashley Seil Smith’s illustrations. totally worth an instagram follow as she updates there regularly. she’s based in NYC but also has a studio in the Hudson Valley. the dream! I grew up one of five girls in southern California and the conservative south, which led me to ask…

i discovered Stvdio Brooklyn last year and started following designer Erica on Instagram after featuring her work on the blog – her braided jewellery is gorgeous. she just released a new collection and shoot inspired by a painterly French Vogue shoot from 1986. The shoot was inspired by a Deborah Turbeville photo from…

i have been doing calendar round ups since 2013 (unfortunately I skipped 2018) and this year i have over 25 to show you! this will probably be my last post of the year as we go on holiday this week. i hope you all have a wonderful holiday season. see…

i’ve been considering doing gift guides this year because i find myself with some time in the mornings to blog again (hooray! thanks new baby for napping long stretches). and while looking around gathering ideas i have found some GOODIES. and you know i can never resist sharing a goodie.…

i’ve always wanted to do some kind of home tour here, and although i regularly share snippets of our home on Instagram i never really got round to do a concerted photoshoot effort. but since we just put our house on the market i thought it was a good time to finally…

i’m always keen to feature new things from local jewellery label WAIF, by designer Gisèle Human, so when she emailed me about this collaborative shoot she did with clothing label SELFI i managed to put the new baby down for 2 seconds and actually write a blog post. Gisèle says…

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