Category Archive: Everyday beauty

of the secret power of compliments

I rode Lotje languidly to the coffeeshop this morning, locked her to an obliging telephone pole, and stumbled in. My bright-eyed friend looked up from her newspaper, gave me a once-over, and told me I… Continue reading

of living in colour

It’s Easter, and I’m so very glad for what that means. I leave you with some knalgeel tulips, yellow so intensely yellow that it’s a smack to the head. To living in freedom… Continue reading

of everyday beauty

I dare you to claim a snatch of beauty from your routine today. Here’s mine. Tomorrow I’ll be bringing you part 2 of our Scandinavian escapades, but for now, a very happy Friday… Continue reading

of minding the gap, or the mad middle men

Poodle skirts. Bodacious beehive hair. Pastel kitchen appliances. Midcentury décor. Man Men frenzy. The 50’s are back with a vengeance, and it’s no wonder – they were utterly charming. And this charm is… Continue reading

of hushed beginnings

For unto us a baby blog is born, and here’s what this baby is all about.

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