Today, in the middle of an awful day, I caught a whiff of 4711 – the simple eau de cologne that my grandmother-in-law used to wear every single day. And it made me feel calmer. More focussed. Less like the world was crashing around me. For a minute, it even made me smile... something that I have not ... Read More about On handling life and its pitchforks, one scented memory at a time
Instagram is the undisputed throne-bearer of all social media channels today. Whether you want to be an "influencer", earn pots of money, or simply document your life to the envy of friends and strangers, Instagram is where you need to be. And consequently, there are a ton of articles written ... Read More about How to be Instagram famous (all the things absolutely nobody will ever tell you!)
I almost didn't do a gift guide on the blog this time. Have been running it on Instagram for a while (you can check out all the bits and bobs on my feed here), but then a whole lot of you wrote in and asked for more. And there is nothing I love more about this medium than listening to actual ... Read More about The ULTIMATE gift guide to end all gift guides!
Here are 100 things I love, in no particular order. 1. My family 2. Travelling 3. Reading 4. Spas 5. Fireplaces 6. Sandalwood oil 7. The fragrance of jasmine flowers 8. Moroccan mint tea 9. Paris 10. Positano 11. Old songs 12. Greys Anatomy 13. Provence, ... Read More about 100 things I love
Six years back, when I was making the jump from fully paid employment to striking it out on my own as a blogger, my biggest worry was: Would I still be able to afford my books? Sounds daft but when you go through one book in two nights, and can live without food but not reading material, it does ... Read More about What are you reading today?