Tuesday’s Tune: You Never Can Tell

It's Christmas in a week. Where on earth did this year go? I need a pick me up. This is late, (yes it's Wednesday) but it's goodie! Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell, 1964. Originally written while he was in prison for committing a sexually-related…
Tuesday's Tune

Tuesday’s Tune: You Never Can Tell

It's Christmas in a week. Where on earth did this year go? I need a pick me up. This is late, (yes it's Wednesday) but it's goodie! Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell, 1964. Originally written while he was in prison for committing a sexually-related…

Monday’s Muse: Françoise Hardy

Mick Jagger described her as his ‘ideal woman’, Bob Dylan wrote poetry for her after meeting her in Paris in ’66, and Salvador Dali demanded she be by…

Monday's Muse

Monday’s Muse: Françoise Hardy

Mick Jagger described her as his ‘ideal woman’, Bob Dylan wrote poetry for her after meeting her in Paris in ’66, and Salvador Dali demanded she be by…

Open House Projects

Open House is a jewellery project based out of New York and run by Monika Wyndham. Beautifully intricate, hand-crafted specials for your fingers and neckline. Personal standouts? Nudes…

Wednesday’s Feature

Open House Projects

Open House is a jewellery project based out of New York and run by Monika Wyndham. Beautifully intricate, hand-crafted specials for your fingers and neckline. Personal standouts? Nudes…

Earth Wisdom: Prickly Pear Cactus

Botanical name: Optunia Prickly pear cactus is a source of food, water and medicine. Its flowers bloom in shades of yellow, red or purple – giving way to…

Wednesday’s Feature

Earth Wisdom: Prickly Pear Cactus

Botanical name: Optunia Prickly pear cactus is a source of food, water and medicine. Its flowers bloom in shades of yellow, red or purple – giving way to…

Tuesday’s Tune: Love In Vain

This tune – because we scored tickets to their gig next year, and we have to celebrate with a blues favourite: Love In Vain. From their 1969 album Let…

Tuesday's Tune

Tuesday’s Tune: Love In Vain

This tune – because we scored tickets to their gig next year, and we have to celebrate with a blues favourite: Love In Vain. From their 1969 album Let…

Monday’s Muse: Venetia Scott

There are just too many good images to choose from. The colour palette, the quiet energy of her subjects, the beautiful execution of arrangement in space, and the…

Monday's Muse

Monday’s Muse: Venetia Scott

There are just too many good images to choose from. The colour palette, the quiet energy of her subjects, the beautiful execution of arrangement in space, and the…

Friday Feels Like: Ye Rin Mok

The Grow Shack in Joshua Tree, by Ye Rin Mok. Topanga Cabin, by Ye Rin Mok. South of France, by Ye Rin Mok.

Friday Feels Like

Friday Feels Like: Ye Rin Mok

The Grow Shack in Joshua Tree, by Ye Rin Mok. Topanga Cabin, by Ye Rin Mok. South of France, by Ye Rin Mok.

Masanobu Fukuoka, Farmer/Philosopher

Nature is in constant transition, changing from moment to moment. People cannot grasp nature’s true appearance. The face of nature is unknowable. Trying to capture the unknowable in…

Wednesday’s Feature

Masanobu Fukuoka, Farmer/Philosopher

Nature is in constant transition, changing from moment to moment. People cannot grasp nature’s true appearance. The face of nature is unknowable. Trying to capture the unknowable in…

Tuesday’s Tune: Willie

I’ve O.D.’d on Cat Power, twice. The second time was really good. I really needed it. Her soulful voice and phrasing has the ability to suck me in…

Tuesday's Tune

Tuesday’s Tune: Willie

I’ve O.D.’d on Cat Power, twice. The second time was really good. I really needed it. Her soulful voice and phrasing has the ability to suck me in…

Monday’s Muse: Carolyn Cassidy

“Dear Carolyn, Wouldn’t it be wonderful for Neal, Allen, Bill, me and you to all be together talking at night; Bill and me with our wine, Allen with…

Monday's Muse

Monday’s Muse: Carolyn Cassidy

“Dear Carolyn, Wouldn’t it be wonderful for Neal, Allen, Bill, me and you to all be together talking at night; Bill and me with our wine, Allen with…

Friday Feels Like: Wearing the Earth

Recently I have found myself having a strong resilience to wearing black. A colour I usually opted for, for safety I guess, and longevity – to make it…

Friday Feels Like

Friday Feels Like: Wearing the Earth

Recently I have found myself having a strong resilience to wearing black. A colour I usually opted for, for safety I guess, and longevity – to make it…

Taste of Thursday with Petite Kitchen: Lemon Cauliflower Rice topped with Charred Portobello Mushrooms

This cauliflower ‘rice’ has a beautiful hint of lemon and is suprisingly light and fluffy to eat. Topped with extra garlicky tomato sauce then finished with juicy, charred…

Taste of Thursday

Taste of Thursday with Petite Kitchen: Lemon Cauliflower Rice topped with Charred Portobello Mushrooms

This cauliflower ‘rice’ has a beautiful hint of lemon and is suprisingly light and fluffy to eat. Topped with extra garlicky tomato sauce then finished with juicy, charred…

Miracle Hill

Named after a once-thriving Californian 1960′s resort destination, this washed-out series of images taken by the talented stylist and photographer Greta van der Star examines the grandeur often…

Wednesday’s Feature

Miracle Hill

Named after a once-thriving Californian 1960′s resort destination, this washed-out series of images taken by the talented stylist and photographer Greta van der Star examines the grandeur often…

Tuesday’s Tune: The Pusher

You know I smoked a lot of grass, oh lord And I popped a lot of pills But I never did touch nothing That my spirit couldn’t kill…

Tuesday's Tune

Tuesday’s Tune: The Pusher

You know I smoked a lot of grass, oh lord And I popped a lot of pills But I never did touch nothing That my spirit couldn’t kill…

Monday’s Muse: Anita Pallenberg

Tony Sanchez, Keith Richards’s bodyguard (and drug dealer) talks of Pallenberg’s strange spiritual practices: “She was obsessed with black magic and began to carry a string of garlic…

Monday's Muse

Monday’s Muse: Anita Pallenberg

Tony Sanchez, Keith Richards’s bodyguard (and drug dealer) talks of Pallenberg’s strange spiritual practices: “She was obsessed with black magic and began to carry a string of garlic…

Taste of Thursday with Petite Kitchen: Brown Butter Apple and Nutmeg Cakes

This morning I baked these wonderful brown butter apple and nutmeg cakes made with a base of ground almonds. I browned the butter before folding in to the…

Taste of Thursday

Taste of Thursday with Petite Kitchen: Brown Butter Apple and Nutmeg Cakes

This morning I baked these wonderful brown butter apple and nutmeg cakes made with a base of ground almonds. I browned the butter before folding in to the…

Tuesday’s Tune: BRMC

I went to see Black Rebel Motorcycle Club last night. Wonderful. One of my favourite parts of their two hour set was the little acoustic section towards the…

Tuesday's Tune

Tuesday’s Tune: BRMC

I went to see Black Rebel Motorcycle Club last night. Wonderful. One of my favourite parts of their two hour set was the little acoustic section towards the…

Monday’s Muse: Anjelica Huston

She was Jack Nicholson’s lover, Helmut Newton’s muse, and David Bailey’s siren. Over a 40-year acting career, daughter of an actor and an Italian-American prima ballerina, Californian-girl Anjelica Huston…

Monday's Muse

Monday’s Muse: Anjelica Huston

She was Jack Nicholson’s lover, Helmut Newton’s muse, and David Bailey’s siren. Over a 40-year acting career, daughter of an actor and an Italian-American prima ballerina, Californian-girl Anjelica Huston…