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goo goo for Guggenheim!

Let me start this by saying that I’m not exactly a fan of modern art. When I visited Madrid’s Reina Sofia in 2010, I was sure that I had made … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

where is the best place to eat in Asturias?

Having just arrived in Santurce, Bilbao, and having taken six hours to get here, I’m taking this first afternoon as a chance to relax, stretch, and write a little. On … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

when was the last time you visited a flea market?

  Three days ago, I started my road trip, making my way—and eating my way—through the north of Spain. My first stop was Oviedo. Tonight is my last night in … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

what’s your dream vehicle?

My best friend, Pia of LS Illustrated is in the business of making dreams come true. Well, when it comes to her illustrations anyway! Yesterday, she made one of my … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

where have all the good looking men gone?

The other day I was hanging out with my mother and we were listening to some old songs. Somewhere between the witty Cole Porter hits and the jazzy Gershwin numbers, … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

how many pairs makes too many shoes?

Packing shoes is one of the trickiest parts of packing for a trip. Unlike clothes, which can fold up nicely or be stuffed into your suitcase in many different ways, … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

how do you pack for a long trip?

Everyone has their own packing style. I’ve seen people—mostly boys—kind of just throw things into a suitcase. I’ve seen people—one or two girls—roll every article of clothing because they believe … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

what do you wear to a boho wedding?

The dictionary defines a ‘bohemian’ as someone who is living an unconventional life. It also gives ‘vagabond,’ ‘wanderer,’ and ‘gypsy’ as examples. ‘Boho’ therefore is an adjective that means ‘socially … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

why do we torture our feet?

It may come as a surprise to many that high heeled shoes date back as far as ancient Egypt, and they continued to be used throughout the centuries. Almost every … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

hat attack! what kind of hats do you wear?

  Today it’s  a HAT ATTACK!! Hats and headpieces are two of my favourite accessories. There are days when I feel like an outfit is not complete unless I have … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

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