Portal To Another World

Magic Mondays Episode 3. Ethical Girl London Enchanted In Paris

It was raining when we got into Paris. A slow, steady drizzle that reminded me of November exactly three years ago when I lived here (more…)

The Fairy Tale Mansion in Twickenham Where You Really Can Play The Princess

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There is a lot I could tell you about the history of this place, most of it probably from Wikipedia because I’d had a couple of glasses of mulled wine by the time I finished the day and soooome (most) of it has kind of receded into the bleariness of lovely memories. But I think the pictures definitely speak for themselves… (more…)

The Story Of A Seamstress & Her Family Who Live The Traditional American Homesteading Dream

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About two years ago, not long before this blog was born, I was curled up in bed reading the book to my favourite film, ‘Gone With The Wind’ by Margaret Mitchell. Intrigued by the hooped skirts and corseted dresses, along with the old-style Southern etiquette and chivalry I love so well, I turned to Pinterest for a few more pictures. Little did I know that I would stumble upon this fascinating lady and her family – Atlanta Goodwin, husband Jordan and little ones Marian, Alan and Elsie. (more…)

This Eco-Fashion Model Holds The Key To The Most Beautiful Indoor Garden in New York

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I’m so happy to have read this article by Modern Farmer on the prolific indoor garden of New York dweller Summer Rayne Oakes – writer, model, sustainable clothing- and health food-activist. Here is a sneak peak of Summer Rayne’s enviably green space and you can read more about it here!

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How Green Is Lasqueti? The Self-Sufficient Canadian Wonder Isle Where Money Doesn’t Exist

Two of the unique dwellings built by islanders and run self-sufficiently on Lasqueti Island.

Eco-friendly, self-sufficient, and off the beaten track – these types of communities have always fascinated me. What do they do? What do they eat? How do they get along? And, more importantly, could I do it?

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