• Steiner

    A dried thistle flower. She hands it to me, sniffling, drying her eyes from some head-bang or dog lick, and tells me in a small voice, β€˜it is a hedgehog’. And it is! It has two eyes and a nose, and my heart turns to mush at the prickly little treasure she has brought back from her

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  • Most worn – Autumn Winter 2015/6

    A REGULAR RETROSPECTIVE LOOK AT WHAT I’VE ACTUALLY BEEN WEARING, IN PURSUIT OF SOME SORT OF MINIMAL/CAPSULE WARDROBE… (Last Spring/Summer here). Cashmere tunic dress in black & grey. Basically this entire post should just contain these dresses from Boden, because I LIVE in them. The only reason I ever wear anything else is because they need washing

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  • working from cafes

    Three days out of every week, I drive 40 miles back to the city. It’s partly because we want Orla to stay at her brilliant, please-be-my-mother childminder, but partly also because I just really like to work in cafes. Generally, people’s reactions upon hearing of my cafe-loitering will fall into one of two camps: either they

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  • anti fit fashion

    Lately I’m all about the slouchy, comfy, anti-fit. It would be easy to say its due to my hectic toddler life, or post-partum body issues, but since neither is really a fact or even a thing, I can’t. It’s mainly just an aesthetic choice, but handily, also a feminist one: if bodycon is about showing off

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  • Giveaway: Object Style

    Femininity & minimalism. Why does it feel so refreshing to hear those two words together? Perhaps because as women, we’re so often encouraged to be frivolous consumers – shopping for fun, buying fast fashion, the latest shampoo or lipstick, always required to stay pretty & neat. In fact somehow, the more feminine you aspire to

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  • Maple & Walnut biscotti

    My love for biscotti is unending. If you haven’t tried my classic almond biscotti recipe yet, you can find it here. While normally a classicist, when Emory asked me to share a new recipe over on her blog, I took the opportunity to experiment with this old fave. I substituted the chopped almonds for walnuts,

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