Category Archives: Travel

Singapore neutrals

I so enjoyed doing my Singapore yellow post, I thought I’d put together another post about Singapore, this time through the lens of a neutral colour palette. Buildings and bridges old and new, lantern shadows and a box of fresh … Continue reading

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Singapore yellow

Today I was looking through the photos I’d taken in Singapore earlier this year and was struck by how much yellow there was! Singapore is a city full of contrasts, so I thought it would be fun to visually tie … Continue reading

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Blue Moroccan guest house

When my friend’s and I were in the northern Moroccan blue town of Chefchaouen, we stayed in this pretty guest house called Dar Terrae. I loved all the little details, and the geometry, and changing tones of blue as the … Continue reading

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Hill Tribe women in North Vietnam

I thought it was about time I started sharing some photos from my trip to Vietnam with you. These pictures are of Hill Tribe women from the northern mountain town of Sapa. There are more then 50 different ethnic minority … Continue reading

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Colour palette: the women of Chefchaouen

Here are some more photos from my visit to the northern Moroccan ‘blue town’ of Chefchaouen. The local Rifian women wore stripy cloth wraps in a beautiful colour palette: cherry red, mint, cream, salmon, sea green with burnt orange…all set … Continue reading

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Chefchaouen blue doors PART TWO

Part Two in my series of blue doors from the Moroccan town of Chefchaouen (here’s Part One). This post’s all about the little close-up details: handles, locks, carvings, rivets, textures…and all those different shades of blue. You can see more … Continue reading

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Chefchaouen blue doors PART ONE

When I was last in Morocco we visited the ‘blue town’ of Chefchaouen (pronounced shef-shao-wen) in the mountainous northern Rif region. The whole of the old town is painted in shades of blue. I got obsessed with photographing doors and doorways! Each one seemed to have … Continue reading

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Hong Kong polaroids

I took these photos in Hong Kong a few years ago. I came across them by accident today when I was looking for something else on my computer, and thought it would be fun to turn some of them into polaroids. … Continue reading

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Hill Tribe pouffes

I made four pouffes this week using fabrics that I brought back from my recent trip to Vietnam. Step One in the project was choosing which fabrics and embroideries to use. I just adore the neon, vintage Hmong embroideries from … Continue reading

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Moroccan donkeys, mules and horses

Morocco is a land of donkeys, mules and horses. I fell in love with donkeys the first time I visited Morocco and I’m still trying to persuade my fellow householders that we need one… In the old part of the … Continue reading

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