Life Lessons

The Timely Text

It wasn't the grandest of gestures from a friend. It didn't involve flowers or an extravagant gift. It wasn't a voucher for a spa treatment. But it was the most extraordinarily timed and perfect gift possible - that of a simple text message. Friday wasn't going well, a health scare had me slipping away from the… Continue reading The Timely Text


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

Birthday Joys

Today our household celebrated a birthday. My 2nd son turned six today. The look of pure joy on his face, his outbursts of “oh my gosh!!” as he opened his presents to discover gifts that he had long hoped for, were a delight. From Thunderbirds to Superman Lego to Super Pocoyo and Om nom (yes… Continue reading Birthday Joys