CULTURE

Three Books We’re Adding to our List

Three Books We’re Adding to our List

Happy Monday and happy start to the week. We're writing this on a rainy Saturday, still in lockdown, after what has been a heavy week in our homes, nationally and globally too. We made a commitment to educate ourselves, to share resources and, ultimately, to go beyond...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Following what happened in the US, and by 'what', we mean, an unarmed black man being knelt on the neck by a police officer to the point of death, it would be inconceivable for our team not to acknowledge the gravity of the situation and play our part. More, more,...

Top Three Beautiful Things

Top Three Beautiful Things

Hello, everyone. How are you doing? We have been fighting quarantine blues with wine, cheese and long walks in the 'wildness' that is our neighbourhood. Has it helped? It has, we are lucky enough to have each other, our family is safe, our friends are hanging in...

5 Reads for the Long Weekend

5 Reads for the Long Weekend

Books, television, podcasts, staying up until midnight to comment that new Netflix series on Twitter...culture undoubtedly connects us in times where opportunities for jumping on a plane in search of escapism are, well, slim. Call us old-fashioned but reading, to us,...

Three Beautiful Things – The Long Weekend Edition

Three Beautiful Things – The Long Weekend Edition

There is a lot to be said for small pleasures - this statement rings true always, yet, as we are heading towards a long weekend in lockdown, finding refuge in little certainties is all the more necessary. For some, this will mean accepting mandatory-at-home-relaxation...

Fancy renting a Chanel, love?

Fancy renting a Chanel, love?

It's 2019 - or, more aptly speaking, the last few days within this decade. We meet the potential loves of our lives on apps, get food delivered via our phone and, quite rightly, we want our cake (and fashion!) and we want it delivered too. The concept of renting...

Why We’ll Be Drinking Rosรฉ

Why We’ll Be Drinking Rosรฉ

What's your festive drink of choice? For some, it's all about a hot chocolate as they're wrapping presents, others love the promise of a G&T after a day of Christmas shopping and, for others, the festive season doesn't really begin until a bottle of fizz has been...

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

It's a funny time of year; carved pumpkins and candy concoctions are now a distant memory yet Christmas, and its promise of undisturbed relaxation and evasion from daily chores, continues to feel inexplicably out of reach. Advent Calendars line the shop shelves,...

Happy Calligraphy Day

Happy Calligraphy Day

Happy Calligraphy Day, everyone. Raise your hand if you handwrite very little these days.  While my calligraphy is not Meghan Markleโ€™s, what with being left-handed and leaving a trail of ink smudge after EVERY SINGLE WORD, I thought I would give it a go and give...