BOTANIC GARDENS | Washington D.C. | 2019

I live in Alexandria, Virginia which also happens to be the suburbs of Washington DC. This means that within a short amount of time I can be in the capitol and in another state. My first day in DC was hot. There is a lack of shade and everything is a distance from each other.… Continue reading BOTANIC GARDENS | Washington D.C. | 2019

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New York | USA | 2019

New York. Where do I even start? I spent five days in New York for an Au Pair workshop. I stayed in a hotel in Upper West Side Manhattan with a group of girls. During the day we attended the workshop and, on our time off - during lunch and the evenings - we went… Continue reading New York | USA | 2019

JUNE | Tea Talk #7 | USA

A lot has happened in the last month. I travelled from South Africa to the USA and have been here for about four weeks now. It’s still shocking because it feels like I’ve been here a lot longer. So, in this post I’ll be giving you a glimpse into my June, what’s been happening, and… Continue reading JUNE | Tea Talk #7 | USA

PRIDE MONTH | Book Recommendations & TBR List

Happy Pride Month! Whether you’re out or still in the closet, I hope you can celebrate this month in some way that’s special to you.  Whether that’s by carrying a piece of the rainbow or reading a book. Recently there’s been such a great variety of queer books that it’s difficult to choose which to… Continue reading PRIDE MONTH | Book Recommendations & TBR List

Writing Update | My Writing Projects & Goals

It’s time for another writing update! In April I participated in CampNaNo with a new-ish project. I also entered a mentoring competition with another project. So, in this post I thought I’d give some basic info on both projects, their current status, and how I’m going to juggle both in the coming months. WIP1 #ParisBook… Continue reading Writing Update | My Writing Projects & Goals

100 FACES AND FIGURES | Chris Legaspi | REVIEW

100 FACES AND FIGURES Chris Legaspi Published by: Quarto Publishing Group - White Lion Publishing Publication date: 30 May 2019 Genres: Crafts & Hobbies SYNOPSIS Wild inspiration and modern arrangements by Swallows and Damsons florist Anna Potter, with beautiful photography by India Hobson. Blousy blooms, speckled branches, rich foliage and delicate petals; nature has the… Continue reading 100 FACES AND FIGURES | Chris Legaspi | REVIEW

DRAW 62 ANIMALS AND MAKE THEM CUTE | Heegyum Kim | REVIEW

DRAW 62 ANIMALS AND MAKE THEM CUTE Heegyum Kim Published by: Quarto Publishing Group - White Lion Publishing Publication date: 26 March 2019 Genres: Crafts & Hobbies SYNOPSIS Wild inspiration and modern arrangements by Swallows and Damsons florist Anna Potter, with beautiful photography by India Hobson. Blousy blooms, speckled branches, rich foliage and delicate petals;… Continue reading DRAW 62 ANIMALS AND MAKE THEM CUTE | Heegyum Kim | REVIEW

MY LIFE IN LISTS | Nicole Barlettano | REVIEW

MY LIFE IN LISTS  Nicole Barletanno Published by: Quarto Publishing Group - Rock Point Publication date: May 7th 2019 Genres: Self-Help, Journal SYNOPSIS Revolutionize the way you plan, create, and record your day-to-day experiences with My Life in Lists. Here, talented artist Nicole Barlettano has created beautifully illustrated collection pages for you to start filling… Continue reading MY LIFE IN LISTS | Nicole Barlettano | REVIEW