April 2011

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Showing all posts made in the month of April 2011.

Jake Stangel

jake stangel’s body of work is so exceptionally mesmerizing that i had to stop myself from sharing basically everything on his website. focus, diana. i actually discovered him on flickr (once again, thank you flickr for being awesome) where photos from his project california wandering caught my eye. here are some…

Bits of my (long) weekend

one of the best things about this past long, long glorious amazing easter weekend was that i “forced” myself to take my camera around with me. truth is, i’m a lazy photographer. i’m bad at documenting things – something i really should be doing because my memory fails me on…

These long, long weekend things.

it’s easter weekend, which means that south africa kind of shuts down for a while. we have a long-long weekend ahead of us – i’ll be on holiday from tomorrow for 6 days. so, this is adiós till next week thursday! a these things post is in order for the…

Stepan Obruchkov

i really enjoyed browsing through the portfolio of photographer Stepan Obruchkov. his photos make me smile, especially those of his dog Buyan… who i desperately wish to cuddle. all photographs by Stepan Obruchkov

Miss Moss: High school fashions, 1969

High school fashions, 1969

i know what you’re thinking… are these more fashion snaps from coachella? no indeed! these are high school fashions in 1969 photographed by arthur shatz for life magazine.


finally got my hands on a copy of bossypants yesterday (i had to wait for the ipad kindle edition since the actual book isn’t available in south africa yet. like most good things i anticipate it won’t be for a while.) i got home from work, made myself comfortable on…

17 it was a good day

It was a good day

mid-month music mix is here. there’s no rhyme or reason to this one, just a bunch of tunes i have been enjoying & playing to death lately. i decided not to over think it this time round. truth. It was a good day. playlist: Fleet Foxes – Lorelai The Wilderness…

Black + White

more of amy’s collages. these are old & there are no sources for any of the pics unfortunately (mostly from vogues and other magazines anyway.) click on each image for the hi-res version.

Tara-Lynn: Things I like right now

tara-lynn and i internet bonded over a mutual love for the life magazine archives. she manages to find the most incredible gems over there all the time which she shares, amongst other nice things, on her blog stay fancy free (this recent one of students in paris in 1961 is…

Max Rollitt

my parents have bought antiques over anything new in the furniture department as far back as i can remember. when i was younger i thought it quite fuddy duddy and would roll my eyes like any good teenager when they spoke about yellowwood dining room tables and cape dutch food…

that was then, this is now

the ones2watch is an online magazine that showcases the fashion industry’s up-and-coming photographers, stylists & other peeps behind the lens. if you’re seeking some inspiration i suggest you browse through their past issues. i was particularly taken by this editorial that was photographed by ross trevail & styled by lena dystant -…

Chih Chen

chih chen has a ginger cat that makes me swoon. he looks like he would be an ideal cuddle partner. i’m only assuming he is indeed a male because ginger cats are usually male, right? (3:1 male to female ratio i believe – cat fact.) be sure to check out…