The first solo exhibition by artist Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi was due to open at the Stevenson gallery in Joburg, when South Africa (and the rest of the world) went into lockdown. The gallery ended up having a virtual exhibition opening on Instagram Live that Nkosi narrated by voice note from her cupboard. Gymnasium is an ongoing series of work that Nkosi has been producing since…

ARQ started as a children’s clothing brand, and while their baby and kidswear is EXTREMELY cute and easily the kind of stuff i would want to dress my kids in, it’s…

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Suzy Altman

Twist Candle

Lex Pott

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one of my favourite things to do whenever i visit an art museum of some kind is to browse the gift shop and see what cool posters they have for…

Rosie McGuinness is an illustrator who lives in London and “works at the point where fashion drawing meets life drawing”. she also sells some prints here.

ARQ started as a children’s clothing brand, and while their baby and kidswear is EXTREMELY cute and easily the kind of stuff i would want to dress my kids in, it’s…

Maid Marion, Lady of Shalott, Princess Alexandra of Kent, Tottering By Gently, Boscobel…. these are not names of royalty or even fancy cats – they are all English roses. even…

i have had an aversion to Instagram lately, only because i find it hard that it is the go-to for everything now a days. where did you find that? oh…

so i haven’t done a music mix since August last year, and i have two things to blame for that: (1) Babies. i just don’t have the leisure time to delve…

do you want to know what i have been listening to for the past 3 months? Enya. a whole lot of Enya. my baby loves it. or at least i think he does, because he sleeps like a, well, baby when it’s playing. and sleep is precious. now that we’re at the 3 month mark things are a whole lot easier in the sleeping department, but i still default to the Celtic queen when it’s his naptime…

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i’ve been considering doing gift guides this year because i find myself with some time in the mornings to blog again (hooray! thanks new baby for napping long stretches). and…

we are roughly 1 month away from the expected due date of Baby No. 2. i have a feeling she might make a surprise early entrance, but for now i’m…

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