Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Made in Iceland

This film by Klara Harden, found via Got A Girl Crush, documents her 25 day solo trek through Iceland and brought back such wonderful memories of when I visited in 2007.

         MADE IN ICELAND from Klara Harden on Vimeo
An amazing achievement and so beautifully captured.
 I only had a couple of chances to leave the capital Rekjavik to see some of the amazing Icelandic landscape - it really is like you're on another planet. 

Rekjavic by night
Despite spending most of my time exploring the city the few glimpses of nature I did get have stayed with me since. Particularly the other-wordly colours - the vivid blue of the glacial waters, acid greens & yellows of the vegetation and the black volcanic earth. This film has definitely reminded me how much I would like to go back - this time in the summer, I visited in February - and see more.

Thursday, 16 February 2012



This lovely song is the soundtrack to today.
  (Lianne La Havas ft. Willy Mason - No Room For Doubt)

Friday, 3 February 2012


I have been pretty much house bound lately - this is for a couple of reasons, the first being that I need to find a job and until I do I need to spend less money, so restricting my movements has been one tactic to help with this! However more recently it is down to the seriously cold turn the weather has taken - temperatures in the minuses make strolling or even just venturing to the shops a bit daunting. Today's spirit raising-activities have included writing notes and thank-you's on some sunny stationary:

Eating a bowl of hearty and homely (read thrown together from the contents of the fridge: leeks, potatoes, peas, spinach and kale) soup:

Admiring the daffodils picked up on an excursion to the wintry wastes of Deptford:

This evening I am off to a 2nd birthday party so hope to be warmed by cuddles from little people.