Havana nights

So where to start about this magical country stuck in a wonderful time warp that escapes definition and modernisation? We arrived in Havana to a hot, sweaty humidity which made your clothes stick like sticky backed plastic to anything and everything. You get used to this, just as you get used to the tantrum-like thunderstorms that hit at roughly 3pm every day and lasted for an hour or so before returning temperatures to a more humanly manageable heat.

Curated Botanicals

I was one of the lucky few who got to attend the Red Magazine Botanical masterclass a few weeks ago (apologies for the delayed post!) and my oh my were we in for… Continue reading

Matt Henry: Dark Americana

Now it’s been a long time since I last visited America and left the sickly-sweet compound of the Disneyland pastel pink walls for that matter, but in my dreams it’s still mostly like… Continue reading

Twitter Stories

Held in the breathtaking Roundhouse in Camden, Twitter invited brands, agencies and social media gurus to share their new platform – Twitter Stories. Please keep reading! It’s not another sales pitch! Assembled eager… Continue reading

The Empire Strikes Back (secretly)

Excitement was fervently brimming amongst one of my Watsapp groups last week at the announcement of Star Wars – The Empire Strikes Back to be the next Secret Cinema film season. I thought… Continue reading

Mindful Food

Eat this – not that – no, wait – more of this – less of that – hold on, new research suggestions none of that but definitely more of this – oh, quite… Continue reading

Home sweet home

There’s something about the TOAST imagery that makes me yearn for a simpler life. It’s in the naturally pure daylight streaming onto the slightly crumpled linen bedsheets, and the earthenware mugs prepped for… Continue reading

70 Years of Great Design

The Design Council announced their 70 Ones To Watch this week in celebration of their own 70th birthday. Chosen for an individual product or project of outstanding design ingenuity, the disciplines cover everything… Continue reading

Sale: The lows

I know, you’re craving someone to spoonfeed you the best of the sale. Handpicked, yummy bargains that get you reaching for your credit card faster than you can say “bish bash sale” (in… Continue reading

Girrrrrlz: Ones to watch

It’s amazing what being holed up in your home home for Christmas (definition: home of origin, not where you currently live, the term I have to denote so as not to upset my… Continue reading