A day at the Daylesford

As you drive up the long road to Daylesford Farm you see a striking building that combines honey hued stone and an airy expanse of glass, framed with Farrow and Ball green. There is a sense of lightness about the place and a serenity that envelops the whole estate. Based in the Cotswolds, it’s known […]

Autumn Reading List

Autumn is that time of year when it starts to get a bit chilly, the air is crisp, the days are starting to get shorter and you want to sit inside with a nice cup of tea. These are some of the books that I have read during the last few months, which transport you […]

Fondation Carmignac and the Imaginary Sea

I decided to devote an entire post to this Foundation, as it’s simply not enough to have just one paragraph about it in my post on Porquerolles. It was one of the most immersive exhibitions I have ever been to. There is an incredible sense of serenity when you visit Fondation Carmignac, you are really […]

Winter Wellness

These dreary months  can easily put people in a ‘sombre’ mood, especially just now when a lot of time is spent at home. However, there’s no reason not to take care of your ‘wellness’ and to try to brighten each day with a few little steps. Making some wellbeing rituals can help to bring routine […]

Consciously Curated Gift Guide

Every year it seems to get more and more difficult to choose presents for loved ones. Particularly in the past year, there has definitely been a shift in wanting to buy things more meaningful and kinder to the environment. I’ve crafted a list of things I’ve tried or I’ve given to others for gifts.

Reading List

This time in isolation is the perfect time to open a good book, I managed to finish read a few that were on my list. While it’s nice to not be staring at a screen, you can also find them on Kindle, Scribd or Apple Books. There’s no better time to read the books that having been gaining dust on youra shelves.

Working on your wellness

I think that in times of uncertainty, self-care goes to the end of the list, but it’s something that should definitely be taken into consideration more. For me these are some things that I’ve really focussed on during this enforced quarantine.

Icicle Store

Icicle is a slow fashion brand from Shanghai, it opened last September on the Iconic George V it’s a must see visit if you’re in Paris. The store is more than just a brand it’s a lifestyle where every detail is carefully crafted and curated with either books or home decorations.

Vintage Stores in Paris

I find that the clothes you find in vintage stores always have so much more character than the typical high street stores. Nothing is worse than buying a piece of clothing and as soon as you leave the store you’ve spotted at least 5 people wearing exactly the same item.

Back Side / Dos à la mode exhibition

Musée Bourdelle has just opened its doors to a new exhibition: “Back Side /Dos à la mode”. The exhibition, curated by Alexandre Samson, displays the work of numerous designers – Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe, Rick Owens, Balenciaga, Schiaparelli and The Row, to name but a few.It explores the fascination with the back in fashion, whether it’s […]

Les chōchin du Japon

Whilst I was in Bordeaux I went to the Musée des Arts Decoratifs. The exhibition I visited is called ‘As Movable as Butterflies: Les chōchin du Japon’ which explores the different types of lighting in Japan. The exhibition explored lighting through objects, paintings, photographs and films. The exhibition displayed the lanterns next to the prints, […]

Musée Bourdelle

I recently went to Musée Bourdelle. It’s a hidden gem tucked away in a quiet street in the 15th arrondissement. The museum is a secret oasis in the middle of Paris, the sense of calm, serenity and quiet makes you feel as though you aren’t in the city. It has a wonderful series of rooms […]

Day at the Museum

The Musée Jacquemart André is located in the heart of the 8th arrondissement. It’s a private museum that originally was the home of Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart. The museum is made up of a series of rooms and apartments with a vast collection of paintings, sculptures, furniture and remarkable architecture. When the weather can […]

Feeling Festive in Paris

Christmas is always the most magical time, not just for children but for adults too! Paris, the City of Light’, never ceases to enchant me with its stunning Christmas displays. A few things that always put me in a cheery mood include walking around the 8tharrondissement (which seems to be the hub of Christmas décor), […]

L'appartement Sézane

L’appartement Sézane is a concept store in the 2nd arrondisment. They have a number of items to choose from – clothing, bags, shoes, jewellery and of course interior accessories. All with Sézane’s eclectic style. Around the store you will find water infused with lemons, cucumbers and oranges, as well as a range of biscuits dotted around […]

Summer in The City

I know its autumn now but I keep reminiscing about my summer in New York. So here’s a list of places that I thoroughly enjoyed that you should definitely try to visit if you’re in the Big Apple! In Hudson River Park you can enjoy going kayaking for free! It’s a terrific activity to get […]

Merci Store

  Situated in the Haut-Marais area is a concept store like no other. It sells a variety of items from contemporary clothing and homeware, to stationery, books and quirky technology. It is Paris’ answer to Anthropologie. It is fantastic for looking for presents or even a gift for yourself! When you enter the building you […]

Mademoiselle Privé

Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy

Chinese born Ai Weiwei is a prominent Chinese artist who is known for standing against his own government. Ai Weiwei briefly studied at Beijing Film Academy before leaving China to explore freedom of expression in other countries. This exhibition has been influenced by Chinese restrictions on personal and political freedom. Aspects of Chinese culture are […]

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