Monday, 22 August 2011

Claude Monet

Water Lilies, 1906  Art Institute of Chicago
Just returned from Paris.  Truly Wonderful.

Visited Claude Monet's house and garden in Giverny.  I've not seen anything quite like the water lily pond.  Very beautiful lilies in pinks, whites and yellows.

"Apart from painting and gardening, I'm good for nothing!" Claude Monet

Friday, 12 August 2011

Keith Richards

Keith Richards 1972
I'm not really a fan of the Rolling Stones, though I do have a couple of their very well used vintage records.

By all accounts though 'Life: Keith Richards' is a very good read. 

'Addictive reading' (VOGUE)

Buy through through my British store, or American store.

Have a great weekend and happy summer reading.

Friday, 5 August 2011

Amy Winehouse

We heard about the tragic death of Amy Winehouse at night on a coach in Sicily, which was quite surreal.

Did you know that her inspiration was girl groups from the 60s? Hence the beehive hairdo.

Such talent, but a victim of the modern world.

RIP Amy.

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Monday, 1 August 2011

Our holiday fashion from Kamarina, Sicily

Pink Top - Zara

Denim Shorts - H&M

Tan Leather and Diamante Sandals - New Look

Vintage inspired Watch Pendant - Ebay

Retro 70s Sunglasses - Ebay

Eliza wore these lovely leather sandals from New Look every day.

Tan goes with everything.

Gold Chiffon Top - Miss Selfridge

Grey/green Bandeau Bikini - H&M

Lilac/multi Flower Shorts - H&M

Gold tone metal fancy Bottle Pendant - ASOS

Tan Leather and Diamante Sandals - New Look

Tan Belt - Dorothy Perkins

Electric Blue Lurex Top - Zara

Denim Shorts - H&M

Tan Leather and Diamante Sandals - New Look

Retro 70s Sunglasses - Ebay

Last, but not least, me wearing ...

Light Khaki Cotton Sun Hat - Village Hats

Shell Pink Cotton T-Shirt - Natural Collection

Handmade Tie Dye Flower Dress - Nomads Clothing

Black Leggings - Boden

Black flip-flops - Havaianas

Fabulous holiday in Sicily, we even saw Mount Etna erupting at night as we flew away from the island.