Life Lessons · Quiet Times

A Creative Space

"Guard well your spare moments. they are like uncut diamonds. discard them and their value will never be known. improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Coming in from a morning spent on the soccer field (well to be precise the sidelines!), I set to and… Continue reading A Creative Space


Dior and I

Recently I watched Dior and I, a documentary of Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture collection as its new artistic director. As I watched it, I was struck by the creativity and skill that resides inside so many people. I saw the evolution of a labour of love… Continue reading Dior and I

Life Lessons

Dream. Create. Be

I’m standing in a tiny pharmacy, waiting for my prescription. Unlike the large Pharmacy around the corner that sells a wide range of products from toys to makeup and scarves, this pharmacy pretty much sticks to the medical essentials – the prescription drugs, the off the counter medicines, first aid treatments and vitamins. The Shop… Continue reading Dream. Create. Be