“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

Fall: the season of change and endings. The trees that once thrived during spring and summer are now facing months of slumber. The warm sunshine hides behind grey clouds, heavy raindrops and bitter winds. But despite this melancholy picture, Fall is also the season of vibrant colours: orange-red leaves scattered over pavements, pumpkins decorating windowsills [...]

Summer

Summer

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Memories... Despite the sweltering heat, the sweat dripping down our backs and the clothes sticking to parts [...]

Spring Favourites

Spring Favourites

Now that Spring is almost over I thought I'd share with you some of the things that I've been loving recently. Spring was absolutely exceptional. I got to travel to London, read some amazing books, discover new coffeeshops and eat some great food! So grab a cup of coffee and some snacks because this post [...]

Spring is blooming

Spring is blooming

She wore her yellow sun-bonnet, She wore her greenest gown; She turned to the south wind And curtsied up and down. She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbour: "Winter is dead." -A.A. Miller What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Spring? [...]

Frozen Pines || A Winter Playlist

Frozen Pines || A Winter Playlist

What does Winter.... look like? Stars coming out in the early evening. Animal tracks in the snow. Bare branches. Multicoloured umbrellas dotting the streets. Christmas lights. Snow-capped mountains. taste like? Hot cocoa. Ginger cookies. Peppermint tea. Christmas pudding. Banana bread. A snowflake on your tongue. Eggnog. smell like? Firewood smoke. Baking bread in the oven. [...]

Winter TBR

Winter TBR

Despite the blustery weather and the bone-deep chill of winter, there is something beautiful and whimsical about this season, and not only because of the Christmas holidays. The scene unfolding outside the window is almost ethereal: a milky moon hanging in the skies like an ornament dangling from a Christmas tree, the bare branches swaying [...]

Autumn Days

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love - that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one's very footsteps may not disturb the [...]