Glasses Exhibition at MUDE

What is the only thing more exciting than an exhibition of retro spectacles? An exhibition of retro spectacles in an OLD BANK VAULT. Mude Design Museum in Lisbon is such a cool space, and this was my favourite part (the furniture section was a close second, losing out only due to the lack of tiny … Continue reading

Flea Markets in Amsterdam Noord

Twoย very exciting flea markets in Amsterdam Noord –ย Van Dijk & Co and Neef Louis. Well worth getting the ferry over from the city centre (although I stayed at my friend Joseph’s house in Noord so it was super easy to get there). I was sensible and limited my purchases to some vintage French DIY magazines, … Continue reading

Pulp Book Covers

They don’t make ’em like this anymore.

Manhattan

After my ridiculous journey to New York, I went out for dinner with my friend Rebecca and her boyfriend Alex. We went to a German restaurant on Brooklyn’s Seventh Avenue and tried to decide whether we had the energy to go out in Manhattan or not. We went back to Rebecca’s boss’ apartment where we … Continue reading

Spring Fashion

I’m getting a bit excited at the propect of nice weather, which may or may not happen anytime soon in England… Anyway, here is my Spring Fashion inspiration, most of which I cannot afford. Marc Cain’s new collection has won me over mainly by the power of styling and photography. I would wear the outfit … Continue reading

Good Things Part 4

I’ve been insanely busy lately and haven’t had much time to blog. I intend to catch up, and in the meantime here are some pictures of good and/or interesting things. Retro beach babes Really good French film (English title – What War May Bring) Annie Hall Audrey Horne and Agent Cooper from Twin Peaks (which … Continue reading

Castle Museum, York

I went to the Castle Museum just before Christmas, for the first time since childhood. My memories of it mainly featured Kirkgate, the replica Victorian street, and the pungent sweet shop. Kirkgate lived up to expectations, especially at Christmastime when there was a wishing tree and a man reading A Christmas Carol to a group … Continue reading

Saltburn by the Sea

A few weeks ago I went to Saltburn by the Sea, near Middlesbrough, with my parents. They’ve been a few times – I think they like it partly because it’s off the beaten track and not too touristy. It was a proper British day out: cold, rainy and beautifully bleak. It’s an old Victorian resort … Continue reading