Monday, 27 February 2017

Around the World Cushions




You can never have too many cushions – or so the saying I just made up goes. These hand-embroidered around-the-world cushions from Cat Studio feature cities,

The Frida Kahlo of Home Baking

abeille bakery brighton

Last week for Dan's birthday I ordered up a box of cakes (pictured!) from a little micro bakehouse in Brighton called, Abeille Bakery. I discovered it on a scroll through Instagram

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Vintage Vogue Tattoos




Do you have a tattoo? I envy the people with them, mainly because I'm way too indecisive to get one. When I shop for clothes, what I might like one minute, I can't understand what I

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Souvenir Idea: Brighton Gin

Brighton Gin Ellie & Co blog

Here's a great Brighton souvenir idea for seaside and gin lovers. A bottle of Brighton Gin! It's actually distilled at the seaside here in Brighton and comes in a cool bottle with a

Friday, 17 February 2017

The Secret Recipe for Making Brighton Rock


Totally random post alert, but seeing as I live at the seaside, I feel I should know how rock is made! So today, I decided to find out and dug up this great little British Pathe reel from

Monday, 13 February 2017

A Curious Travel Wishlist


Whenever I see a picture of somewhere amazing to visit, I bookmark it for future day dreaming, and I now have quite a collection which includes lots of interesting and inspiring

Friday, 10 February 2017

Friday Giveaway!


My lovely readers! Here's a giveaway, a little winter pick-me-up! I've two £20 gift vouchers to spend in store or online at Audrey's Chocolates in Brighton to give away. This legendary

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Letterpress Valentine's Cards


Do you send Valentine's cards? I'm a bit "Yeh, whatever" when it comes to Valentine's Day. I like to be romantic when the mood takes me, rather than on an official day, but that

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Carmen Miranda and Her Incredible Tropical Hats


Have you seen any Carmen Miranda films? My Mum loved old Hollywood movies so by the age of five I'd probably seen every film she was in. So I guess you could say I grew up with

Monday, 6 February 2017

Books without their Jackets


In a fit of boredom, I recently took all the jackets off my cookbooks only to discover the most beautiful covers hiding underneath. No more staring at Jamie Oliver's cheesy grin,

Thursday, 2 February 2017

The Incredible Time-Capsule Chocolate Shop in Brighton


Speaking of local gems in Brighton: today, I’d like to share my best discovery yet, the most treasured shop with heart you’re likely to come across in the city, if not the world, called