the more you know the less you need

the more you know the less you need

Month: June 2019

Merry Maple Leaf

Merry Maple Leaf

It’s the Canada Day long weekend. All our moving boxes are f i n a l l y  unpacked and so we are just going to relax, drink rosé alfresco, and enjoy our new abode. Tenuta Sant’Antonio ‘Scaia’ Rosato Veneto IGT 2017 Not a local grape, […]

An Elegant Friendship

An Elegant Friendship

In writing the previous post, Audrey’s Lipstick, about Lisa Eldridge’s acquisition of Audrey Hepburn’s Cartier lipstick holder, I spent countless hours immersed in everything Audrey far beyond the scope of what I was writing about because she’s impossible not to adore. Plus I love—and share—her attitude to […]

Audrey’s Lipstick

Audrey’s Lipstick

Collectors are passionate people. Amassing a collection of anything is a labour of love—and desire. Lisa Eldridge, the international pro-celebrity makeup artist, Lancôme Creative Director, author, creator of a jewellery-and lipstick- line and a highly successful YouTube channel, is also an ardent collector of vintage makeup. Spanning 20 […]

Bombino Bianco

Bombino Bianco

New house, new wine. My new house wine. This dry, delicate, lean and light white is the perfect summer aperitif. RIVERA, MARESE BOMBINO BIANCO Variety: 100% Bombino Bianco Origin:  Castel del Monte region, Puglia, Italy Ageing: 2-3 months in glass-lined cement vats on the lees Tasting Notes: […]

Moved

Moved

We’ve moved! We packed and packed and packed and then moved about a mile. Which made us very happy because we love where we live. We’ve got a green acre with an ocean glimpse. It’s exciting to move to a new (and bigger and better) […]

Cheek Glow

Cheek Glow

Have you ever used a liquid blush before? The gorgeous Daniel Sandler Watercolour Liquid Blush has made me a convert. I chose the shade, Rose Glow … a pale, peachy-pink shimmer highlighting and illuminating shade. It’s a gentle neutral to suit fair and medium skin tones. ~ […]