Category Archives: travel

Where the wild shoes are…

A few months ago I was window shopping in the lovely William Street in Paddington, Sydney and spotted a pair of fierce looking coral red shoes in the windows of Belinda.  They kind of roared at me, these shoes, and … Continue reading

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Isabella of Boston

Upon her marriage, Isabella Stewart was given an etiquette book entitled ‘A Lady’s Guide to Perfect Gentility’.  Belle dutifully took the book to Boston – and broke all the rules in a most delightful fashion.   from “Mrs Jack” by Louise … Continue reading

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a sideways library….

I am loving this!  Just spotted this on the FastCoDesign website – a sideways library cafe in Manhattan.  It’s called D’espresso and its close to the New York Public Library (hence the library of books influence).  The “books” are actually … Continue reading

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New York State of Mind…

I generally use the subway when I am in NYC and have found it difficult to work out what train to catch using the official subway map (dont want to say it but the eyesight isnt what it used to … Continue reading

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