An Introduction to Mindfulness

I’m sure at some point you have become stressed at work whether meeting a deadline, presenting, managing challenging clients, delivering a project, etc.  Are you aware of the moment that you begin to get stressed?  Does your communication style change for the better or worse?  Do you let it bubble away before exploding?  Do you go home to de-stress with Netflix and then begin the … Continue reading An Introduction to Mindfulness

London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

The Missoni Art Colour exhibition is a visual story of inspiration, colour and (of course) clothes! Missoni are famous for their use of bold stripes and zigzags… and they made knitwear cool. This exhibit is a chance to study what inspired their iconic style and see it realised in a selection of garments spanning the last 60 years. The exhibit’s main room is a collection of over 40 Missoni outfits, dramatically … Continue reading London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

London Style | Wimbledon Common

London boasts some great parks and commons; one of the most famous (perhaps thanks to a band of furry friends with their own TV show) is Wimbledon Common. My friend Louise and I took a wander around Wimbledon during tennis season, and somehow she ended up interviewing on camera for a Turkish TV channel! Later on, we went for a stroll in the common. I hadn’t intended to do any … Continue reading London Style | Wimbledon Common

Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

This week I was asked to join Minerva Crafts’ Blogger Network – a small group of clothes-makers and crafters based all over the world. Every month, Minerva Crafts will send me a supplies kit with my chosen fabrics, notions and sewing pattern. I will then construct the garment and write a short blog piece all about the process, complete with lots of lovely photos!     … Continue reading Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market

London’s Columbia Road Flower Market is a great location for fashion spotting. I went there recently with my friend Lynne to pick up some blooms and check out the 2016 summer trends. It was a typical British summer’s day (sunny and hot one minute, overcast and cool the next) so there was a real mix of styles. Here are some of the outfits I spotted … Continue reading London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market