December 2011

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Showing all posts made in the month of December 2011.

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 and am quickly becoming an expert at the snappy (and not so snappy) afternoon nap. there isn’t even…

Goodies 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: ziazia: kool bird:

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 sometimes). so, here you go! shop away. they’re on etsy too – love the marbled leather tote and pouches.…

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 look. i remember watching Manhattan for the first time (my personal favourite, i prefer it even to Annie…

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 Moleskin with a Staedtler pencil, or sometimes a Sharpie pen. When I find that I’ve accomplished the story…

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 can you make a cape town city guide post” – etc. well, truth is i don’t actually live…

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 at this time of year, even on the internet, but  for those of you still around and checking…

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 last of my christmas gifts. the most torturous thing about all this shopping is that i have to…

Goodies 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 dieckmann: romina pelagatti: mitchell cummings: little worries: mara caffarone: lauren molina: dylan chorneau: cathy cullis: brandon haney:

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 down the original source for images you may find on places like tumblr, pinterest, ffffound, we heart it…

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 the crowds, truth is i love giving people gifts. and, well, i enjoy receiving gifts too… here are…

Industry of One

because of the time difference between south africa and the rest of the world i usually have the pleasure to wake up to a few interesting emails every morning. today was no exception, as i clicked through to Industry of One… Industry of One is a periodical on the wears…

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