Garden statues

Think of them as art for your garden. Garden statues are the perfect accessory to enhance and intensify the intended mood of an outdoor space or sunroom. Whether you are looking to infuse your backyard with a bit of humour, balance the composition of your landscaping, or draw attention toRead More →

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Ali Sahba is a freelance designer from Hamburg whose love for working on colourful and fun projects shines through in his photographic series, Brutal London. Maintaining a minimalist aesthetic, Sahba unearths the stark lines and geometry of Brutalist architecture around London. He presents each image in subdued tones, setting them againstRead More →

Today, I have a gathered a fun collection of our 7+ Bonne Annee French Images – FREE to you. There are 3 cute children New Year postcards to start us off. Every one of these vintage images of children is just adorable. I have adjusted one so you can addRead More →

A new year is a reason for life-changing habits, fancy planners, and body and relationship goals. While healthy habits and making the best of a fresh start can help us feel accomplished, we often fall into the trap of either not taking action or cramming all our action into aRead More →

Three balls of wool

A poignant and hope-giving allegory based on the true story of a refugee family. It may be an elemental property of human nature to fantasize about utopias — a fantasy all the more alluring the more dystopian one’s actual society is. Source: Three Balls of Wool: An Illustrated Celebration ofRead More →

  Judging a Book by Its Recovery Leslie Jamison’s memoiristic study of alcoholic writers Clancy Martin The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company $30.00 List Price When I was in a suicidal phase in my life and hiding my alcoholism from my partner, IRead More →

Ikigai , a Japanese word that means “purpose” or “reason for being,” has been adopted in American society to mean having balance in work and in life. In a recent trip to Barnes and Noble, I found five books on the “must read” shelf with ikigai in the title, andRead More →

The truth young idealistic lovers learn: relationships are messy and complicated—filled with disappointments, misunderstandings, betrayals great and small. They fall apart and sometimes cannot be put back together. It’s easy to grow cynical and bitter. Source: Frida Kahlo’s Passionate Love Letters to Diego RiveraRead More →

Erotic Mehndi model sitting on bed

Erotic henna is a new form of art that celebrates the feminine body, highlighting the natural beauty of women, usually done around the chest, belly, legs and back, it became popular when the work of the Russian henna artist Mary GinkasRead More →

The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action.  Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation.  Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with danger, war, energy strength, determination desire, and love.Read More →

Smile Inducing Portrait Photography ibby Jan 13, 2017 Our heartstrings received a big tug when we came upon a collection of portrait photography shot by Turkish travel photographer Mehmet Genç . We’re a bit late to pick up on the work but couldn’t resist sharing such a moving project thatRead More →

  Yesterday I watched a video by Simon Sinek on “Millenials in the Workplace.”  It was an excellent discourse on why Millenials are so unhappy.  In the 15 minute interview, he covers the addictiveness of social media to flawed parenting.  He argues an entire generation is growing up with lower self-esteem.Read More →

A photograph of Toby Judge. Head of security for Bailey Street Design.

Originally posted in 2014 I first thought of the benefits of a studio dog when I visited The Distillery in Surry Hills, and I met Noftus, their golden retriever studio dog. He was so friendly, well behaved and played well with others, I thought ‘We can do that’. Toby wasRead More →