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Kate’s Spark moment

There’s something special about a fresh sheet of paper and nice pen. Kate Matsudaira’s hunt for the perfect notebook led her to create her own. As she smashed her Kickstarter goal, it was clear she’d struck a nerve: paper will always have a place in the world of digital. By Kate Matsudaira When it comes […]

May 11, 2016InspirationContinue Reading

Five links we love #4

“To land somewhere unfamiliar is to force yourself into alertness, to redraw whatever maps you have, to set the stage for creativity more than mere pattern-matching productivity. I sometimes think I love the gentle, kneeling left turn planes make after rising from the Kennedy runway more than I love New York itself.” *** Air head, […]

February 24, 2016InspirationContinue Reading

Five links we love #3

“San Francisco is a single room in the front of an apartment where bay windows overlook the steep slope of the second-to-last block of Green Street. It’s a room where a boy seven years older than I am hasn’t finished moving in yet – or so he claimed, and I believed him then. It’s a […]

November 2, 2015InspirationContinue Reading

Five links we love #2

“Flying is a very old dream of our species, and when we look out at a 747 waiting to take us halfway across the world, we’re looking at a dream come true. It maybe doesn’t feel like that because we do it so often now, but planes are literally a dream that’s come true.” *** […]

September 17, 2015InspirationContinue Reading

Five links we love #1

“Perfection is a precarious state. It occupies a narrow peak, the very pinnacle of the mountain. By its very nature, perfection leaves no room for wildness or risk. Perfection is passive, it’s static, it verges on bland. It’s a circle. A cloudless sky. An unmarked page. It’s everything and it’s nothing, and it’s glorious, and […]

August 14, 2015InspirationContinue Reading

Goodbye 2014, hello new year

And so one year has passed. Again, as they always do; quick as a flash – punctuated with those very long afternoons with the sunlight low and the feeling of being neither here nor there. The lost times and those that are vivid and bright in our minds. This past year has been one of […]

December 30, 2014InspirationContinue Reading

Renovation on a budget

by Katie White Two years ago my hubby and I bought a fairly dishevelled 1930s terrace house in need of some fairly major TLC. Between working full time and being mortgaged up to our eyeballs we have been fairly strapped for time and cash. However, with a bit of creative thinking (and a lot of […]

October 8, 2014InspirationContinue Reading

10 positive things

by Lisa Murdoch 1. Treat yourself to a new hand cream to ward off dry skin over the cooler months. 2. Send post cards to friends and family to cheer up their day. 3. Start thinking about Christmas – only three months away (and that’s including December!). 4. Book a flu jab. 5. Enjoy your […]

September 29, 2014InspirationContinue Reading

10 positive things

by Hels Go for a walk in the woods – the sunlight is soft and glows through the turning leaves in September Collect/buy yourself a posey of flowers Write your best friend a letter Go through a chest of drawers & donate what you no longer wear to charity – wear something you still love […]

September 10, 2014Inspiration, UncategorizedContinue Reading

10 positive things

Here are 10 super positive actions you can take that will make this week that much brighter! by Lisa Murdoch Listen to Young Hearts Run Free by Candi Staton for an instant pick-me-up Go blackberry picking. Just a bowl full from your friendly hedgerow will perk up your morning cereal this week Empty and clean […]

August 25, 2014InspirationContinue Reading