Category Archives: Inspiration

This is a post about perfume that begins with a story about the ballet: I trained classically until I was in university and to this day, few things get my heart going as much as seeing the maestro’s wand go up, the curtain rise and the first point shoe peak out on stage. (We won’t delve into […]

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When I was little I was convinced I wanted to be a marine biologist. This was before the movie Free Willy came out and everyone decided they wanted to be a marine biologist.  And before I realised biology required an affinity for math and I swiftly went off in search of other occupations… I had my initial […]

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Moments when I find myself typing the words “afternoon tea & architecture” usually give me pause… The combination of the two signal something so quintessentially English that I have to pinch myself as a reminder I live here. Architecture has played a starring role in my ongoing love affair with expat life. It tells us stories about time and […]

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Take pictures. Of everything. With my phone. Including your beverages. Before you are allowed to drink them. Have 10 different photo editing apps. Of which I use 4. Have 15 different travel apps. Of which I more or less use 4. Give in to using emojis (and at times, be thoroughly entertained by them). Proofread […]

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