9 minutes of Tuesday sunshine

Just the thing for a wet, near-autumnal morning, right?  

There is nothing more true than this

Although, this hits the nail bang-on-the-head too.

In love with Orla

There’s something magical about Orla Kiely’s mini movies. Each one has a certain soft-dreaminess to them that somehow catapults you back to the mid 60s. Naturally, the label’s iconic designs assist. “Dear Diary”,… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king’s advice for staying on track

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them” – Elvis Presley

Words. To live by.

If it is right, it happens — the main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” — John Steinback.  

The sound of sandy shores

You’re welcome.

Wise advice, perfectly timed

Despite their passing over three decades ago, writers Violet Trefusis and Vita Sackville-West have impeccable timing. I’m sat at the Wired Sussex job fair in Brighton and their enlightening words – which just popped… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the King on fate

“The Lord can give, and the Lord can take away. I might be herding sheep next year.” – Elvis Presley.

Mario Aureo – Raindrops

It’s been soul, soul, soul lately so it’s been a while since we’ve turned to Ibiza Sonica’s balearic beats. Until today. Pulsing through our speakers from the White Isle’s station is Mario Aureo’s… Continue reading

A thought for today (and tomorrow)

Elvis Mondays: the king on performing

“I’m so lucky to be in the position to give. It’s really a gift to give.” – Elvis Presley

What the **** happened to freedom of speech?

It’s a sad day when anyone in the world feels they must use brutal and wholly unnecessary violence for any reason; let alone when it’s because someone else wants to freely express their… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king’s approach to Monday mornings

“It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.” – Elvis Presley.

Elvis Mondays: the star on the power of ambition

“Ambition is a dream with a V8 Engine” – Elvis Presley.

Elvis Mondays: the King is alive (I have proof)

My boyfriend. Elvis Presley. (Normal Elvis Mondays resume next week).

Last Day – Kollektiv Turmstrasse

I was first introduced to Kollektiv Turmstrasse some four years ago when at Cocoon’s now defunct Green and Blue festival. I was literally blown away. Their set surged through a toe-tapping beginning to… Continue reading

Quit your job. Follow your dreams.

That statement holds true for this week… I’ve thought it, had it said to me, and have uttered the words to at least one other. Thanks to the Brooklyn-based band Baby Alpaca, I’ve… Continue reading

Elvis Mondays: the king on modern music

“Man, I was tame compared to what they do now. Are you kidding? I didn’t do anything but just jiggle.” – Elvis Presley

Elvis Mondays: the star on keeping your ego in check

“If you let your head get too big, it’ll break your neck.” ― Elvis Presley

Elvis Mondays: the star sports a pistachio hued shirt (and feels better for it)

“It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can.” – Elvis Presley