midi rings have been on my shopping list for months. i’ve seen some gorgeous little pieces but all of them were expensive, and i just knew that rings this dainty were destined to be lost within a few months of purchase, so i didn’t want to make the investment. but last week i saw some cute ones going for a steal online.Continue reading →
i work from home, and use our spare room as my office. right now, it’s basically just a desk and some drawers, but i plan to transform the space into a light, feminine work environment. i’ve been pinning away for … Continue reading →
after seeing the rolling stones at glastonbury, i started reading richards’ book “life”. it was my beach read on holiday earlier this month, and i became utterly transfixed by keith’s extraordinary, hedonistic, crazy tale. he has the most charming way of recalling all the trouble he got himself into over the years, and his passion for music, told through endless tangents about chords and licks, is mesmerising. basically, the guy is a total dude. but we already knew that, right?
ultimately, it was keith and patti hansen’s love story that hooked me. just look at them… Continue reading →
i know mother’s day is celebrated in march in the uk, but in australia (and america too, for that matter) we pay special attention to our mamas in may.
mum with her granddaughter (my niece) miss k
i always feel a little confused about when exactly i should honour the date, given that i live in london and everyone around me is showering their mums with love and gifts in march. but as my sister lives in australia, i tend to stick to the may date so we’re in sync. (but just to be on the safe side, i sent mum a mother’s day card in march too, the lucky devil).
my family are resigned, for now, to not being in the same country to celebrate birthdays and holidays, and usually have to make do with posted cards, phone calls and in my dad’s case, animated e-greetings (he thinks they are the funniest thing ever to be invented).
even though she’s thousands of miles away, i just wanted to wish mama magrath a happy mother’s day. you’re awesome mum. i love you.
mum and me on her last visit to london
with her two girls on my sister’s wedding day
this picture sits in my living room… wasn’t she a minx?