Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links


Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links 15.01.18

JANUARY IS OFTEN thought to be a bleak month, despite its perfect positioning as the first in a brand new year. In fact, the first working Monday in January is referred to as ‘Divorce Monday’ in Britain, for the influx of divorce inquiries lawyers receive on that day. Bills from the holiday season, resolve and new year’s resolutions, time to reflect all play a part. Even read about a woman who called her lawyer on Christmas day after finding a receipt from her husband for a diamond Rolex that never turned up under the tree (and was apparently meant for someone else). Hopefully you made it through that day with little drama, as there’s more: the third Monday of the new year is unofficially known as ‘Blue Monday’, for its reputation of being the most depressing day of the year. And this year, that day is today. As the busy-ness of the holidays fades into the quiet lull of mid-winter, it’s not difficult to see why there’s such a thing as the January blues. Have always quite liked the month though, for its fresh blankness and its promise of a new beginning. And of course, happily here in sunny Spain, the only thing blue are these famous Mediterranean skies…

This week’s links include the most beautifully restored historic hotels in Europe and a visit to to artisans in Florence, new arrivals at The Shop and much, much more.


{p.s.} past weekend links

A few lovely links :


* Travel: Visiting the Artisans of Florence [freunde von freunden]

* New Arrivals at The Shop: pearls, pearls, pearls []

* Trivia: 127 Amazing Facts [Mental Floss]

* Pretty, pretty: this Polka Dot Dress & these lilac Tassel Earrings

* Travel: What to Eat, See, and Do in London [domino]

* New at The Shop: antiques & collectibles []

* The Most Beautifully Restored Historic Hotels in Europe [Architectural Digest]

* In my make-up bag: this cleanser; this self-tanning mineral bronzer; and this mascara

* How To Avoid Emotional Eating And Unwanted Weight Gain [Red]

* Three coats: one / twothree (& this pink scarf)


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