Five things to be cheerful about this Monday

1 // Vintage postage stamps that inspire fanciful storybook themes Chicago-based Illustrator Diana Sudyka uses vintage stamps from Europe as the starting point for fanciful paintings created using gouache, ink, and watercolor. Sudyka offers prints of many of her paintings on her website, and she also shares her work on Instagram. 2 // The shortlist The Sony World Photography Awards have announced […]

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Five things to be thoughtful about this Monday

1 // Life is not a journey … it’s the dance. Wisdom from Alan Watts, animated by AfterSkool 2 // These words from Claire Christian I like to imagine that self-love is over here throwing the raddest party and a whole heap of people are choosing not to come because it’s a fancy dress party. […]

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Five things to be cheerful about this Monday

1 // A newly borrowed library book The Wanderers by Meg Howrey 2 //This quote As soon as we conform anything to language we have changed it. Use a word, and you’ve altered the world. The poets know this. It’s what they try so hard to avoid. – from A Doubter’s Almanac (last weeks library […]

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Five things to be cheerful about this Monday

1 // Sand between my toes We went for a walk on the beach after work today instead of coming straight home. It seems a little ridiculous that we don’t do this every day! We often scurry home after our work days without taking advantage of this beautiful place we call home. 2 // A […]

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