I’m missing Mallorca today. It might be that I have spent too much time remising and looking at images of the beautiful architecture and clean and simple design, both modern and traditional, that can be found all over the island. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2013
I love my homemade lotion but no matter how clean my process, bacteria ultimately gets in. It may take a few months but the lack of preservatives means it has a short shelf life. I’m ok with that! In fact, … Continue reading
I ran out of face cream a while ago and it will be some time before I can make my own again. I found some Argan oil on sale and decided to give it a try. It has been a … Continue reading
Still working with leaves. Magnolia leaves this time. They seem to last a little longer than other leaves. In the mean time I’m looking into ways of preserving leaves a little longer. Hilary Fayle sure seems to know how to … Continue reading
I love the way this leaf looks but it might be handy to learn how to preserve leaves if I’m going to continue embroidering them. This is what it looked like while it was being embroidered. Me encanta el aspecto … Continue reading
Things haven’t been going quite as planned, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I have been thinking of the many things I am grateful for: Las cosas no están yendo exactamente como planeamos, que no significa algo malo. He estado … Continue reading
I have been following my friend, Lara Ginhson’s, film and photography career from afar. We met in London many years ago and and seem to chase each other around the world, very rarely coinciding. She just emailed me to say … Continue reading
I have had an amazing month traveling and visiting friends and family but I miss the ease and comfort of home. I am a real homebody and was sure we would be settled into a new home by now. As … Continue reading
Oak galls are abnormal growths on oak trees caused by certain wasps and their larvae. The growth, a chemical reaction that occurs as a defensive measure, also becomes both food and shelter for the larvae. Being high in tannic acid, … Continue reading
There is no doubt we have arrived in Southern California. No hay duda alguna que hemos llegado al Sur de California!
Ya estoy de vuelta en California pero os dejo con algunos momentos que disfruté en Nueva York. I’m back in California but here are some moments I enjoyed in New York. Iniciativa de Eileen Fisher. Eileen Fisher initiative.
The beautiful Magnolias that line the New York Avenues were one of the highlights of my trip. I couldn’t stop photographing them. Las preciosas magnolias a lo largo de las avenidas neoyorquinas fueron una de las cosas más memorables del … Continue reading
I have been a fan of Habu Textiles for a number of years but I had never been to their store in New York. Tatiana recommended a visit and I was not disappointed, though it certainly was not what I … Continue reading