Sunday, 27 February 2011

Oscar night

Good luck for tonight darling......


Saturday, 26 February 2011

Rapha + exciting news from SW6.

It was my pleasure some 6 or so years ago to flat with a strange little man who was half monkey, half bicycle.
For those of you who know Andy, you will understand what I mean by this.
To give you an example, he converted my garage into 'stables' for his fine filly's (or bikes).
He never wore bike gear, it was always 'cycle couture'.
He would despair at us 'lazy girls' vegging out on the couch watching chick flicks and simply go out and ride up the steepest and longest hills in Wellington just FOR FUN.
Crazy right?
But now a few years on we are still friends and living in London some 2 minutes cycle from each other.
Andy put me onto Rapha.
Rapha definitely falls into the 'cycle couture' category.
Take a look these seriously HOT images from their website......

Do these shots inspire you to don the lycra and get on yer bike?
Almost, but nah not really eh?!

I am more of a spectator really, which brings me to my exciting news........

The route for the road cycling event for the 2012 London Olympics practically goes right past our flat! Down the Kings Rd and over Putney Bridge. I heart living in London at times like this.



On the South Coast, between Southampton & Portsmouth, is the pretty seaside village of Hamble-le-rice.
We are lucky enough to have use of a gorgeous house in the village and we try to get down here most weekends.
Here is a wee photographic tour of the Hamble Marina taken on my iphone with the 'Hipstamatic' app.



Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Wouldn't change a thing.....

When I spotted these pics my hubs found on NZ's answer to Ebay, Trade Me, I was flabbergasted! Could a house BE any more perfect? No no no I don't think so!
I wouldn't change a thing.
This little slice of heaven is in Auckland, NZ.
I love how the owners have made the most of the sub-tropical climate by planting lush palms and maximising the indoor/outdoor flow.

Simply perfect!

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

For Christchurch....

I am so devastated this morning to hear Christchurch has been hit by another earthquake.
I feel like my guts have been ripped out.
I can't imagine what it must be like for my fellow New Zealanders to go through that.
Just want to get on a plane and go home this morning. Sniff.
Listening to my fav NZ song will have to do for now.

Kia Kaha my friends.


Sunday, 20 February 2011

NYC weeeee!

Could anything be better than a trip to NYC with two of my best besties?!
I don't think so!
This will be my first ever trip to the city that never sleeps and I couldn't be more excited.
We are going in July.
Is it wrong that I am already considering what to wear while I am there?
Maybe a little bit.
But I am quite partial to this peachy sequiny ruffled number.....


Saturday, 19 February 2011

I wanna be.....

.....wearing sandals and carrying a baguette and some flowers in a red stripy bag, ok??!!

NOT stuck inside with teething two year old and husband with 1 x broken leg and 4 x broken ribs. Baaahhh!


Friday, 18 February 2011

Hunter Gatherer

Must stop off at Ralph for some jodhpurs first though.....

More tumblr goodness!