A is for Australian elegance (an interview with Kate)

One gets the impression that Kate is a little bit shy. When you follow her on Instagram (@katier444)ย 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 […]

proper tea, muddy Wellies, and Jane Austen: Kate goes to England (and stays)

I would like to trade Wellies with Kate. That is to say: Iโ€™ve always dreamed of living in a small village in the English countryside like she does. I first met Kate through her blog, Our Haystack, where she writes quite elegantly about leaving her home in Australia and living the life that many of […]

Larger Cross: an interview with shop owner Alice Minnich

Alice Minnich left the big city life to return to the countryside and to her roots. And it seems she has never looked back. After many creative endeavors in New York City, including culinary school, freelance food styling, and working for interior designer Alex Papachristidis, Alice started her own business and is the sole proprietor […]