On Storytelling

The hanged man came to me in a dream, bent at the knee and bathed in the cold light of the snow moon. It was a Tuesday. Vanilla-scented cigar smoke rose from the halo above his head and I woke suddenly, traipsing blanketed onto the balcony to watch the penumbral lunar eclipse. Here comes death … [Read more…]

Valentine’s Day Glitter Cut Crease

I’ve done it again, dear reader. Another YouTube video for you – this time a glitter cut crease tutorial, along with some more babbling, self-deprecating jokes and solid analogies (this time rather topically about tinder and dating). Are you going to celebrate valentine’s day? Have you ever tried a cut crease or a glitter eye … [Read more…]

Benton Fermentation Essence & Eye Cream

I was exceptionally excited last month when this little parcel arrived on my doorstep. I’d had a pretty rough day but opening a box from Korea changed that pretty quickly, because as many of you know, I’m obsessed with Korean skincare, and in particular, the brand Benton, whose snail bee line I reviewed here. Their … [Read more…]

On Home

What is it about London? Perhaps it is that little family up past the brick and the zig-zag stairs off the Kilburn high street. The speed-walking to the off-license and the change from a £5 note for a few Scrumpy Jacks in the half-light? Maybe it is the architecture that feels familiar, similar to the … [Read more…]