“I need to move around a bit. To shuffle my surroundings. To wake up in cities I don’t know my way around and have conversations in languages I cannot entirely comprehend. There is always this tremendous longing in my heart to be lost, to be someplace else, to be far far away from all of this”.
“A lot of the focus at the end of the year is on giving. Cards, gifts, food, drink, merriness. Every year the trees get taller and the number of presents underneath grows. January comes around and imposes a new harsh reality – back to work, back to university, back to school. The diets start, the budgeting begins., And that sense of generosity we sing about at Christmas-time gets a little lost between the detox green juices and our dips in and out of the January blues”.
Before I left Italy in September, I made the quick trip from Alessandria to Milan for a day of (mainly) window shopping. I’d never visited before and as soon as I walked down to the underground I felt right at home.
“Hotbox is just one of the many street food vendors who are taking the big step of settling down in permanent premises. Before setting up house in the heart of Spitalfields, the barbecue connoisseurs led a smoking path around London with pop-ups all over the city”.
It’s no secret that I love poring over house decor and so spend inappropriate amounts of time on Pinterest doing exactly that. A couple of weeks ago, I visited The Handmade Fair, it’s on at Hampton Court every year and…
Just started your first year at university? Obviously you’re super busy with all the deadlines and Otley Runs (big up Leeds uni) late night library sessions, so this is 14 short and sweet nuggets of advice to make the most…
September is here in full force, and with September, arrives the need for new stationary. This is the first in around 18 years I am not doing the back-to-school routine, but I’m still buying stationary (whoops).