Finery

the first thing i noticed about new British label Finery were the interesting cuts, shapes and lines that form the basis of their debut collection. the clothing is exciting and modern (and different!) but also classic enough that you can wear one of their pieces forever.

An Extra Day

today i’m handing over the reins to some excellent guest bloggers who will be sharing very cool posts over the next 2 weeks! i’ll still be on twitter, and possibly posting photos of my new place & its progression on instagram. first up is Vic who you may know from…

Woolwich Dockyard Portraits

got totally sucked in by this amazing set of photos taken by George Plemper in London in the late 70’s & early 80’s For a period of 5 years between 1978 to 1982 photography was a way to prove to myself that I was still alive. Unable to unable to make sense of…

hoy fashion

i really like the format of the hoy fashion, a street style blog based in london, manchester & liverpool – such spontaneous & lovely portraits and details.

the book club

this place looks really awesome, the book club is situated in a former victorian warehouse in the east end of london that’s been renovated into a new venue for eating, drinking, meeting & dancing. bringing together wit, wisdom and enough food and drink to see you through from early breakfast to…

the tweed run

this put a big smile on my face this morning “What ho! 400 of London’s most sartorial Gents and most finely attired Ladies gathered in Chelsea on Saturday for the Tweed Run 2010 … this weekend brought bright sun and blue skies for a truly unique group ride around London.”…

riverside school

a wonderful set of photographs from the seventies by george plemper titled riverside school in my early days i was employed as a science teacher at riverside school … my negatives and photographs sat mouldering in the back of my garage for 30 years before the wonders of the digital age…

an education

have you watched an education yet? it’s just as good as i expected it to be. if you’ve already seen it, here’s the paris scene for you again:

flat white

A flat white is a coffee beverage prepared by pouring the creamy steamed milk from the bottom of the jug over a single shot (30ml) of espresso, it is most commonly found in New Zealand and Australia. this is how i like my coffee (for future reference). the foam has…

jane birkin

she’s one of those swinging sixties, between london & paris, don’t really know what she did / does (acting? singing? modelling?), gets naked a lot (but in that sixties way) vintage babes – with a handbag named after her. herewith follows some photos, just because she’s cool. some are slightly…