Author Archives: Jane

Photo Favorites: July 2015

Summer 2015 is racing along. So far, I’ve survived an early-July London heat wave, the Tube strike, and have just returned from an overnight trip to Bath. It’s such an elegant, livable city, and the feel is what I’d like to capture in our next spot. Big enough for options (and cafes); small enough for […]

Appointed

The search for Utilitarian Luxe® notebooks and office supplies used to lead straight to Japan and Korea, where, armed with Google Translate, one could hunt down a gorgeous minimalist notebook, but good luck finding your quarry in the US! Designer Suann Song took note of this gap in the market, and taking matters into her own hands, […]

Resort 2016: No. 6

Timing is everything, and so on an exceptionally hot day in London (it’s already uncomfortable at 6am) it was serendipity that the No. 6 resort collection caught my eye. The looks are relaxed, yet polished, and better yet, with the exception of the coat in look 1, all would be perfect to slip into today […]

Petersham Nurseries School of Garden Inspiration

A happy discovery at this year’s GROW London Contemporary Garden Fair was Petersham Nurseries‘ newly-launched “School of Garden Inspiration”. The gorgeous class brochure highlights the wide variety of class options that will to appeal to garden aesthetes whether they’re resident or tourist. Courses range from the serious (vegetable garden planning and rose-bush pruning) to the […]

Exploring London: Southerden Patisserie and Café

If all goes according to (my) plan, we have one year to go as full-time Londoners. This lends a bit of bittersweet to my #exploring expeditions — it’s the last summer! — but it also is a brilliant motivator to get out there and make the most of it. And so, over the weekend, we shook […]