Being A Spy

Being A Spy

The best thing about the post-007 spy is the paperwork. Maybe it’s just because I’m a stationery junkie or an indoor girl, but I appreciate that the le Carr√© school of learned, papered spycraft, rather than that of Broccoli’s PPK-toting slickster,...
Lost in Time

Lost in Time

Wall clocks are, unfortunately, becoming more and more unnecessary. Once upon a time, before our pockets and backpacks were filled with tiny computers, every room had a clock in order to help us arrange our days. Clocks became important stylistically because they were...

Pre-Fall, the best season of them all

My favourite season is not summer. Nor is it fall, the only really palatable time of year at this end of the country. It’s pre-fall, a season that exists only in the minds of fashion designers and was invented by marketing departments to try and squeeze more...