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  • A NIGHT SCENE- PETER PAUL RUBENS

    15/11/2020 by

    A Night Scene With An Old Lady Holding A Basket And A Candle, A Young Boy At Her Side About To Light His Candle From Hers – A mouthful (also is that the title of the painting) the Mauritshuis says its An Old Woman and Boy with Candle… either way, either name, its a painting… Read more

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  • THE AUTUMN EDIT

    16/10/2020 by

    SLOW IT RIGHT DOWN: In the words of the Swedish, observe Fika in your home. We talk so much of slow living but hardly have time to put it into practise because the world is falling about our ears. We need to be intentional about the things we ought to do to put our minds… Read more

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  • The Date

    03/10/2020 by

    Franny checked her reflection in the mirror for a what felt like the hundredth time, she looked fine. Better than fine, the trusty Zara sales came through for her in this delightful number which she’d been saving for a special occasion. Today felt like the appropriate kind of special. The buttercup yellow midi length baby… Read more

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  • IRÉ Á KARÌ- OKRO SOUP FOR THE SOUL

    02/11/2020 by

    Most homes in Lagos back in the day had this saying on the entrance atop the doorway, IRÉ A KARÌ. The longer phrase says Iré á Kári fu’n gbogbo wa. Amin. It loosely translates to; May Good Fortune Be Upon Us All. Amen. This is certainly my prayer for the world now and always. May… Read more

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