Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Art Shop windows

Love the windows of Cass Art on Berwick Street. Makes me want to buy...which I guess is the point!

Monday, November 29, 2010


The man and me finally got round to sampling a delicious brunch at Lantana, in Fitzrovia. Deliciousness consisting of baked eggs with chorizo (him) and stacked corn fritters with crispy bacon and chilli jam (me), just so incredibly yummy! The menu is a must read! The interior has real character with little quirky touches (i love the random animal heads and obscure polaroids) and a wonderful illustration on the far wall. This place has a great vibe and whilst i loved relaxing over a lazy Sunday brunch, I'm really looking forward to popping in for a weekday lunch treat.
Love the efficiency of the separate 'eat in' and 'take away' entrances...

Friday, November 26, 2010

Water Marble Prints

So, I am not quite sure of the actual name for this technique, but I used to love doing this at school! Watching school kids create them at the Thames London Festival a few months ago, gave me loads of inspiration and I couldn't help but join in (cue weird stares from the Mums and Dads!). I love the random colours and prints you can make and the fact that no two pieces are the same. Think these could make some lovely prints for scarves and accessories...one of my up-coming projects.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Decadence in a (giant) bottle

I didn’t think it was possible for Chanel No5 to become any more decadent. That was until I saw this giant £3000 bottle, currently in the windows of Harrods (and yes, it does hold the actual perfume!). Thinking about the logistical problems of buying/ owning a bottle of this size blows my mind. But I guess when you have money to buy a £3000 bottle of perfume, you can pay people to solve that for you!
Couldn’t resist including the Chanel No5 advert with Audrey Tautou…i just love it…and her...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

London is...

It is always interesting to see what this great city means to other people...

The doors of Columbia Road...

my favourite...

Monday, November 22, 2010

Paper Anniversary

The man and me could think of no better gift to each other on our 1st (paper) wedding anniversary, then a beautiful Rob Ryan screen print. We both instantly fell in love with this one...
Looking forward to spending many a year admiring it.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Carnaby Christmas Lights

So, I have been trying to hold off from posting these pics, (until we were a little closer to Dec/ Christmas), but I have cracked! These lights are so amazing, they deserve to be ogled straight away! Every year Carnaby Street push the boundaries to create the coolest, quirkiest, festive lights. This years theme, once again, comes courtesy of James Glancy Design Ltd (geniuses!) with a unique space age theme -  just brilliant fun. Not sure what I love the most...astro Santa or astro reindeer! Discuss....!

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Out of the mouths of babes...

Fell in love with this when I saw it. A 7 year old's proposal for economic reform...

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Wahaca...new to Soho

I love Mexican food and I love fresh, wholesome ingredients, that's why I love Wahaca! So, I'm very happy to see the new Soho branch is now open on Wardour Street (so close it is going to be dangerous!). The food is yummy and authentic, the atmosphere buzzing and the tequila delicious. Love reading their menu...Mmmmm quesadilla!
Mexican skull masks in the Covent Garden restaurant window.