When you are my age you think you have seen it all. But I have a new favorite thing—the auricula theater. They’re so whimsical and wonderful I can’t believe I have never seen one in real life. I’ve read about them and seen photographs. And they are exactly what they sound like: a kind of […]
One gets the impression that Kate is a little bit shy. When you follow her on Instagram (@katier444) you notice a quiet elegance unfolding in her narrative: there are glimpses of real life (she lives with her family in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia, which she has described to me as the kind of […]
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless. ~ May Sarton There are chairs to sit in, and then, there are chairs to sink into with a good book or a sleepy head. I’m talking here about the latter—because chairs to sink into, armchairs—overstuffed, upholstered or slipcovered chairs, […]
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless. ~ May Sarton ps~ “from the scrapbook” is a preview of what I’m working on this week…thanks for stopping by the blog!
I am a coffee drinker, but afternoon tea is such a lovely thing: restorative (the act of taking a moment out of a hectic day), pretty (the loose tea or tea bags, the dainty cups, the tea strainer, and the tea pots), and gentle (rather than jolting). It’s really a simple luxury. Every January I […]