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Shopping: Things We Love for Spring | 29.02.16

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Things We Love for Spring | 27.02.16

“You deserve a love who wants you disheveled, with everything and all the reasons that wake you up in a haste and the demons that won’t let you sleep.

You deserve a love who makes you feel safe, who can consume this world whole if he walks hand in hand with you; someone who believes that his embraces are a perfect match with your skin.

You deserve a love who wants to dance with you, who goes to paradise every time he looks into your eyes and never gets tired of studying your expressions.

You deserve a love who listens when you sing, who supports you when you feel shame and respects your freedom; who flies with you and isn’t afraid to fall.

You deserve a love who takes away the lies and brings you hope, coffee, and poetry” —Frida Kahlo

The Saint-Tropez Zip & the new issue of Vogue Paris, pretty, pretty underthings and golden Guccis, here are a few things we love this week for Springtime . . .

Things We Love for Spring | 26.02.16
Belgrave Crescent | Tuscany Tote

“At the shops or the flower markets or on your next travel adventure, the Tuscany Tote will quickly become an all-time favourite. Named for the place where the beautiful all natural vegetable tanned leather comes from, this tote works as well with skinny jeans or summer dresses, whether at the office or weekends away . . .”

Things We Love for Spring | 27.02.16

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

THE NEW OVEN was delivered last week, and it’s been sitting in the middle of the kitchen for days, as P thought he might get electrocuted if he installed it himself after watching one too many Youtube videos advising the hiring of a qualified electrician if you don’t know what you’re doing. I had a feeling it wasn’t as complicated as he was making it out to be, but we tried to ask around anyway to see if anyone knew any electricians who could do it on short notice …

News 28.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Of all the pop-culture phenomena that I have managed to miss out on in my life—and there have been many—no lapse might be greater than having never watched a single episode of “Seinfeld.” In the final decade of the twentieth century, this was no small feat, and it was accomplished, in part, because I didn’t own a television set—only high art for me—but mostly because I harbored a long-simmering antagonism toward mainstream America, with the notable exception of professional sports.

News 25.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

If you read Brandon Fleury a story when he was three, he’d recite it back to you word for word. His father Patrick, then a professional tennis coach, was both bemused and impressed by his physically awkward son. He would tell people about Brandon’s capacity for mimicry – eventually he found himself explaining it to a jury.

Two Lovely Things: Double Wreaths for Double Doors

TIG Archives IF YOU'RE lucky enough to have two front doors for your main entrance, make the most of it with two identical wreaths for a dramatic effect... TIG Archives

Décor: How to Decorate with Art in the Kitchen

WHEN DESIGNING your kitchen, you might not necessarily think about artwork first, but if you did, you would be surprised how well it works in this space. Many people opt for food-inspired themes such as fruit (lemons, apples) or Still Lifes, but Landscapes, Watercolours, and even Figurative drawings also work. We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite ways to display art in the kitchen, whether leaning on countertops or picture rails, hanging on subway tile and marble backsplashes, exposed brick and boiserie…

News 23.11.22 : Today’s Articles of Interest from Around the Internets

Around forty-three hundred years ago, in a region that we now call Iraq, a sculptor chiselled into a white limestone disk the image of a woman presiding over a temple ritual. She wears a long ceremonial robe and a headdress. There are two male attendants behind her, and one in front, pouring a libation on an altar. On the back of the disk, an inscription identifies her as Enheduanna, a high priestess and the daughter of King Sargon.