Pretty little things

It’s been a very longstanding ambition of mine to embark upon some taxidermy classes. I’ve collected the bell jars, oggled at the beautiful array of species at the Natural History Museum and so… Continue reading

Gin’s the word

Gin is a bit like marmite for most, it strikes up conversations that reflect on the good (or bad) times when gin has had a hand in the events to follow. It isn’t… Continue reading

Things of Beauty

Take to the rooftops

You know how it goes, the sun springs out on us taking us by total surprise because the Met office completely denies its existence, and suddenly every man and his dog are sporting… Continue reading

Week of Wonders

A recent stumble across the bank holiday’s Land of Kings festival in Dalston led me to discover record label Week of Wonders  (or WOW for short). Which then led me to uncover Sega… Continue reading

Fashion in film

It goes without saying that film and fashion have long gone hand in hand but this stylish festival gets two enormous ticks when it comes to curating, and celebrating some of the most… Continue reading

Twist & shout!

When my best friend told me she had joined a 60s dance troupe, I’m not quite sure what I envisioned, she’s the same friend who has taken classes in everything from burlesque to… Continue reading


I have to admit, I’ve not seen a lot of live comedy. I became a bit of a hardcore Lady Garden fan (their former name, now Birthday Girls) to the point where I knew… Continue reading


If ever there was a collection to send your head spinning, it’s the new STOCKHOLM range from IKEA. Always a surprising collection, along with their yearly PS range, this one has well and… Continue reading


Whilst Habitat for many, seems to have lost its way over the past few years with its financial troubles and the curiosity over its next steps having been bought by the Home Retail… Continue reading