Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts

I've been reading a book called Man Repeller, by Leandra Medine, and I simply love her quirky humour, honest voice and relatable tone of writing. Reading her words makes you feel like she's sitting beside you with a cup of coffee in one hand, and talking to you like you've been friends for as long … Continue reading Cats In Fashion And Some Wandering Thoughts

The Life Portrait Of Coco Chanel

Life Portraits: Coco Chanel by Zena Alkayat and Nina Cosford is such a lovely, yet informative book. I read it in one sitting and absolutely fell in love with the drawings, the words and the simplicity of it.  I don't consider myself as someone who will go out of my way to buy luxury fashion … Continue reading The Life Portrait Of Coco Chanel

How To Be Parisian Wherever You Are

When you think Parisian, does the image of a woman effortlessly wearing a white shirt with black sunglasses and eating a baguette come to mind? How accurate is that image? After reading How to be Parisian wherever you are: Love, Style and Bad habits by the four lovely ladies Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De … Continue reading How To Be Parisian Wherever You Are

The Beauty Of Walking Long Distances

I recently finished reading a book called A Philosophy of Walking by Frédéric Gros. It was such a beautiful read. It was a peaceful feeling walking to the rose gardens the other day, knowing I'd read a book about walking! If you have ever read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice or watched Keira Knightley in the … Continue reading The Beauty Of Walking Long Distances

The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking was the first book I read in 2017. It was such a wonderful and incredibly relatable book that had me nodding throughout. After watching Susan Cain's Ted talk on the power of introverts, it gave me a sense of reassurance and a wider perspective … Continue reading The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking

Learn From The Past, Plan For The Future & Stay In The Present

There has been a lot of changes that I've been planning for in my life. I recently read a book called The Present by Spencer Johnson. I recommend the book to anyone in any stage of their life. It's the kind of book that you can read in less than a day, but it contains … Continue reading Learn From The Past, Plan For The Future & Stay In The Present

The Importance Of Not Judging A Book By Its Cover

We live in a society where many people judge and treat others based on their looks. Have you ever had an experience talking to someone, and then felt that they spoke differently with another person beside you. Perhaps the tone in their voice changes, the eyes look more engaged and various other signs that are … Continue reading The Importance Of Not Judging A Book By Its Cover