POLANSKI, PAINTINGS, PYJAMAS...

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Carnage
I had been meaning to get to a screening of Carnage for ages, but for some reason I kept failing to make it. Perhaps I was subconsciously put off by the description of it as tense and fraught. Also knowing it was a stage adaptation (I'm strangely allergic to theatre) I assumed that meant it was one of those actor-y films that big-time actors (in this case Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, 

A MODERN FAIRYTALE ENDING...

Thursday, 26 January 2012
Some of you might remember my story about my granny's Wedgwood teapot and some may not have retained that crucial info. Go on, go back and read it, it's really long. But basically, it was a charming tale of old world courtesy and civility involving my granny breaking her Wedgwood teapot, the design of which had been discontinued, thus rendering her extensive tea service incomplete. After a number

ON THE STREET...

Saturday, 21 January 2012










PAPER MOON...

Tuesday, 17 January 2012
On the first morning of Capsule in Paris last October, after moonlighting as Nina of Family Affairs' slightly cackhanded steaming expert and early morning coffee companion at her stand, I made a beeline for Colenimo's. 



I'd already had the honour of being Colenimo's first ever webshop customer, when I bought my lovely Amelia jumper, but I wanted to get a good look at spring/summer 12, which I

ANJELICA...

Sunday, 15 January 2012


Bob Richardson



Bob Richardson



Richard Avedon, Italian Vogue, 1971



David Bailey, UK Vogue 1973



Richard Avedon, Vogue 1973



Richard Avedon



Bob Richardson



Richard Avedon, Vogue 1970




My early '70s Anjelica Huston phase is ongoing. It was inevitable after the Elsa Peretti phase, although I initially thought I was veering more towards '70s Paloma Picasso. The new copy of Diana

WENT FOR A WALK...

Wednesday, 11 January 2012


FIRST WEEK...

Wednesday, 4 January 2012





New year's tasks: writing everyone's birthdays in the new moleskine (I always have this red one) wearing my Family Affairs Good Spirit dress just seen on the right and repairing clothes - mostly sewing on buttons etc but I finally sewed elbow patches on my old fave APC cashmere jumper that my pointy elbows had escaped from after five years of almost daily wear. 



Items: I was given some