Argh, May – where did you go? This year seems to be galloping by at a ridiculous pace, as I leap from one exciting adventure to the next. Here’s what I was neglecting the blog for this month.

Instagram logo launch party
logo launch party

This month saw the launch of Inatagram’s new colourful logo, and I was lucky enough to be invited along to the rooftop party in London along with the Instagram team and other members of the community. We made glorious colourful logos with Philippa from 5ftinf and sipped punnily-named cocktails under bunting & lights. It would have been the perfect night really, had I not missed the train home and ended up getting to bed at 3am! Oops.

Sky gin!
Sky gin!

Bloggerconf with Canon Ireland. You know how there are some things you just can’t say no to? When Canon asked me to fly to Ireland to speak at a conference, I was compelled to say yes. Even though I hate flying, and public speaking, and leaving the house. Even though it was the same weekend as Sisterhood. I’ve no regrets, of course – despite buying gin at 8am on the plane to steady my nerves! The team were brilliant and supportive, the conference was fab and really illuminating and the response to my talk – delivered weak-kneed and wobbly to an audience of 400ish – was kindly and well received.  Ireland has been on our visit-list for ages now, & this flying trip – literally in and out of Dublin within a day – has only made me more eager to return.

6. Forage + Stitch
Stitch + Forage

I’m really excited to be a part of Stitch + Forage – a guide to natural summer living on a budget. Created by my friend (& wedding stylist!) Hannah and herbalist Natasha, it includes guides on foraging, fire-building, skincare, and camping, as well as recipes, how-to guides and crafts. It all adds up to such a gloriously inspiring e-course with beautiful photography, and has me more excited for this summer than any before. You can see a sneaky preview and sign up here – the picture above gives a clue to what I’ve written about for my contribution.

Canopy & Stars tent
teepee for one

Canopy & Stars. As well as travelling to London and Dublin, I made the long drive down this month to Horsham to stay at Knepp Wildland Safaris for Canopy and Stars CSCollective 2016. The site is a glorious rewilding project and incredibly beautiful, so I’m working on a dedicated post to share it all properly.

In my sidebar this month

  • Nikki Stark jewellery. Currently coveting about half of her midi ring collection. Does anyone wear midi rings already? Do they ever fall off?
  • The Future Kept, with their obscenely beautiful photography and lifestyle collection. I need their waterproof wool picnic blanket in grey urgently for instagram-friendly summer frolics.
  • Object style, with their pale grey Nordic serve ware range. It’s clear to me that I need it all.

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 Hope you’ve had a brilliant month!

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  • tlovertonet

  • March 09, 2024

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  • linetogel

  • January 17, 2024

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  • ai undress

  • January 17, 2024

Awesome post.Really thank you! Will read on…

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  • August 12, 2023

Major thanks for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more.

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  • sara

  • June 03, 2016

it’s going by WAY too fast. mourning the last of the lilacs over here in New England.

  • Katrina Sophia

  • June 02, 2016

Well done on nailing this public speaking gig! I hate being on the stage and I admire anyone who could do that. And that teepee looks lush. <3

Katrina Sophia

  • Sara Tasker

  • June 02, 2016

I’m loving it too! It needed a face lift and this is certainly that. Can’t please everyone, of course!

  • Sara Tasker

  • June 02, 2016

Thanks Julia! You’re the best x

  • Corina Nika

  • June 02, 2016

May went by so fast! The whole year actually!! And how amazing that you attended the Instagram logo launch! It must have been so awesome 😀 i’m one of those who absolutely adore their new logo <3

  • Julia Williams

  • June 02, 2016

What a month! Sounds brilliant, and huge congrats on Canon my lovely – amazing!! xx

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