Notes on Dry January

I wasn’t something I planned. But I woke on the first of January feeling utterly deflated, I decided to give Dry January a go. The concept of a sober stretch at the new year is nothing new. Sobriety, post holiday debauchery is something people have been doing for ages. Thanks to social media we just …

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Overheard

Is it alive?! – Hayes, horrified to learn about a defrosting turkey in the tub. I love that baby dog – Hayes on meeting a puppy by the pier. Dad said if I want to be able to afford to live here I need to start my own business. Or marry a rich girl – Arlo, …

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Stuck ON

Flamingo Estate “In the 1940s, a pair of handsome, determined entrepreneurs arrived in California to build their vision of an earthly paradise high in the hills above Los Angeles. By the ’50s, the flamingo-pink Spanish house at the top of the hill had become a lavish hedonistic enclave, hidden by a lush orchard and dense …

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The Art of Overdoing / Post Holiday Addition

In the weeks leading up to Christmas I made a silent pack to surrender to the season. All the chaos it entails. Frazzled energy, overly stacked calendars, emotional distress, parties, weight gain, inevitable disappointment. To hopefully avoid some of the stresses of trying to secure an idealized vision of what we think a holiday experience …

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Christmas 2019

 At the close of every year I do my best to capture whatever random moments I can leading up to Christmas. I miss a lot of the good stuff but as hectic as it is and as frazzled as I am, I love the attempt to wrangle the amped up energy pulsing through our …

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