Monthly Archives: April 2013

Silver and gold

I’ve been ever so slightly obsessed with this delicate Shooting Star ring by Natasha Sherling from Cold Lilies recently. I don’t usually wear yellow gold – white metals work much better with my cool skin tone – but limiting myself … Continue reading

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Steam Cream does cherry blossom

Browsing through Image magazine, I came across this lovely Steam Cream Japonisme. With cherry blossom still on the trees, I fear resistance may be futile… Incidentally, the newly-relaunched Image Daily site is well worth a visit if you’ve got a … Continue reading

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Banana bread, Hummingbird-style

When I first tasted this banana loaf the day I baked it, I must admit I wasn’t overly impressed. My usual banana bread recipe contains chocolate chips and mixed spice, where this one is a bit plainer, with no chocolate … Continue reading

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Spring is here (isn’t it?)

Yes it’s freezing and yes we were basking in a heat wave this time last year, but it’s April, there was sun yesterday and Easter has come and gone. And there are daffodils, which always feel sunny and happy, whatever … Continue reading

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