Monday, 30 November 2015

New York's Fashionable Grandpas


So, this is why I think Instagram is amazing: here's an account dedicated entirely to hunting out the fabulous fashionable grandpas of New York City. It was started by

Friday, 27 November 2015

A Funny Adult Colouring Book


Apparently colouring in is the new way for stressed-out adults to unwind and decompress. Who knew? I must admit to having raised a sceptical eyebrow when I read about this new

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Would you like to Meet your Future Self?



Back in 1977, when Stoney Emshwiller was just 18 years old, he interviewed his future self. Sitting in a chair in a dark room, “I asked my older self tons of questions about my

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Internet Scrapbook No.7

1. Photographs of... nowhere in particular.



If you weren't hankering after a road trip, you will be now. Photographer Matthias Heiderich captured all these beautiful but lifeless shots in his series 'Nowhere in

Friday, 13 November 2015

Two Days in the 'Little Dubrovnik' of Croatia


For the last leg of our Croatian adventure, we floated onto the island of Korcula, known as 'little Dubrovnik' for its stunning medieval UNESCO old walled

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Cocktails at the World's Oldest Surviving Music Hall...


The last time we were in London, Dan and I signed up for a date night with a difference. We took a backstage tour of what might be the East End's best-kept secret

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

9 Fairisle Knits



Even though I only just packed away my shorts and threw away composted my Halloween pumpkin, somehow all of a sudden it's Christmas in under SIX weeks

Monday, 9 November 2015

The Brighton Farm with a Surprise!


I've lived in Brighton for 12 years and been on a lot of walks along the South Downs, I mean a lot. But the other day we were walking through some countryside,

Friday, 6 November 2015

All the Buildings in New York


If like me, you love New York and that sketchy type of line drawing, it's likely you'll enjoy the work of James Gulliver Hancock (great name), an illustrator currently

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Window Shopping at London's Only Vintage Department Store



I'm no expert when it comes to searching for vintage finds, but I do love a bit of a rummage and am on the hunt for a vintage globe. Brighton is obviously great for vintage shopping,

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Wig Party!


My friend threw a wig party for his birthday last weekend and it was a BIG success. He wore a 'surprise' wig picked out by his wife and given to him on the night – no backing

Monday, 2 November 2015

Movie Hotel Notepads


Whenever I stay in a hotel, I get excited to see if there's a little notepad in your room to take home as a momentoBut what if you could write on notepads from your favourite hotels in movies? Some of the most memorable film moments have happened in hotels: Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman's illicit affair at The Taft in The Graduate, holiday havoc in National Lampoon's European Vacation at the Royal Imperial Windsor Arms... My Dad is obsessed with The Shining so would have endless fun perfecting Jack Torrence's deranged letters from The Overlook Hotel... I can imagine it now: "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" scrawled all over the page...This is why Herb Lester's fictional hotel notepads are amazing. Have a look...








These quirky, off-beat and beautifully designed notebooks come from publisher, Herb Lester Associates, and you can buy them here.