February 2010

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Showing all posts made in the month of February 2010.

central park

Neither the cold of winter nor the gloom of the Great Depression kept the children of New York City from enjoying Central Park, the city’s greatest green space. Artist Carl Nelson had almost as much fun as the children, drawing by the hour despite the chill of February 1934. When…

bérangère claire

“Bérangère Claire presents each season a new collection of classics and basics with refined details … all garments that are easy to wear everyday, but more than a fashion, a style, simple and chic at affordable prices.”

blue violinist

Marie-Anne Weber au Violon Alto (1903) – Théo van Rysselberghe i usually have a pretty tough time deciding what the daily painting is going to be (so many!) but this blue – i love this blue.


marietjie & her team at skermunkil have been churning out amazing stuff for the design indaba expo this weekend (from today the 26th till sunday the 28th). i’m so looking forward to seeing their stand (and perhaps making a sneaky purchase)

die laaitjie

friends of mine are going to die laaitjie in robertson for a weekend away. Die Laaitjie is so called as it nestles in the smallest and last of the Dassieshoek valleys in the Langeberg mountains. Despite being so completely remote, the farm is only 7 kilometres from the centre of…


i’m still dreaming of getting an old car. mostly i just want to buy one cash and not have to worry about car payments, but i suppose there are so many other things to worry about (it breaking down, using more petrol if it’s a gas guzzler, not having *air…

the brick house

perhaps you remember this post i did about these rad DIY shelves? well apartment therapy did a tour of the brick house’s, well, house. the portrait above the desk was naturally the first thing that caught my eye (and the rest of their art is also wonderful). and the kitchen!…


autumn (also known as profile of lydia) (1880) – mary cassatt i’m really feeling autumn & winter today. can you tell? the colours are amazing too, obvs.