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December 2011

  • Photography

    Slaap

    a welcome side-effect of this time of year is just wanting to sleep, all the time. i am an early riser by nature but lately i’ve been flirting with the snooze button…

  • Stuff

    Nice Things No.5

    nice things no.5 – just some cool stuff i’ve spotted over at etsy lately. the good machinery: blanc/blanc: leah goren: wonderland room: biodidactic designs: white sycamore: sarah and bendrix: young frankk: deuce…

  • Fashion

    Rennes Handmade

    i have been an admirer of Rennes Handmade for quite some time, but realised that i had never given this wonderful label some blog love (i don’t think? my archives baffle me…

  • Fashion

    Sir Jack’s

    Sir Jack’s – outfitters to the modern gentleman (indeed)…

  • Fashion

    Peter Jensen Resort 2012

    i don’t know how i missed the Peter Jensen Resort 2012 collection inspired by early Meryl Streep (think Manhattan, Kramer vs Kramer, Deer Hunter) – but it is definitely worth a second…

  • Art

    Juan Chavarria

    illustrations inspired by myths by Juan Chavarria “I read a lot of mythology, or tragic stories online. If I read something I could translate into an illustration, I instantly brainstorm in my…

  • Food

    Clarke’s

    i get a surprising number of emails from people around the world telling me they’re about to travel to cape town / south africa and do i have any tips, or “please…

  • Stuff

    These Things No.31

    i’m going away for a couple of weeks to the seaside on boxing day, so this will be the last these things of the year.  i love the way things slow down…

  • Fashion

    Browns Autumn 1988/89

    apologies for the radio silence since tuesday – i’ve been catching up with friends before everyone disperses for the holidays and have also been wandering around cape town in search of the…

  • Art

    Nice Things No.4

    nice things no.4 – art related edition. edward ruscha: william edmonds: julia kostreva: common elements: denise nestor: kris knight: mia christopher: yukari terakado: santiago salvador: lie dirkx: richard perez: nicolas burrows: sandra…

  • Photography

    Mermaid

    spotted this picture on jessica’s tumblr and immediately began a hunt to find the maker. let me take this opportunity to tell you about a handy tool that allows you to track…

  • Stuff

    Christmas Stocking

    it’s a public holiday today in south africa and i’m officially on holiday! which means i now have to start doing my christmas shopping. as much as i inwardly groan thinking about…