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Rainy day playlist…..

25 Apr

Spending my day off ironing and trying not to stare out at the rain too much so to distract my self from both for a while have been listening to music and daydreaming of sun….

 

Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights

James Vincent McMorrow – Higher Love

Emeli Sande – Where I  Sleep

Devendra Banhart – Hey Mama Wolf

Alannah Myles – Black Velvet

Alabama Shakes – Hold On

Soley – Smashed Birds

 

 

Safe to say the bundle of ironing has not decreased ( double meaning!!)

Elle

x

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Wish lists & music videos….

23 Aug

Having a daydreaming day thinking up adventures to go on and picking out some lovely items to add to my wishlist that will some day hopefully make their way to my closet….

 

1. Leather effect jeans with zips from The Kooples….

 

2. Chanel lucite bracelets, I would love these actual ones or something similar…

(a) found on 1stdibs 

 

(b) as seen on my favourite blog Cupcakes and Cashmere

 

3. Kurt Geiger Platforms

4. Green Blazer from Zara….

 

5. Sparkle & Fade cardigan…

 

 

 

6. Duffle coat by BB Dakota

 

 

Listening to…..

Agnes Obel – Just So…..

Rubik -World Around You…..

L – Jalouse…..

Hermitage Green  – The Way I Are…..

Peggy Lee – Why Don’t You Do Right…..

 

Also had a gorgeous meal in Dillinger’s in Ranelagh at the weekend…it was my first time there but not my last, I fell in love with it…the staff were friendly, helpful and professional(my thing is how staff handle glasses)…the decor was fab and there was a good atmosphere but most importantly the food was tasty….didn’t try dessert this time so will have to go back soon…

Elle

x

 

 

 

 

Festive Friday…….

2 Apr

Happy Friday…and what a nice Friday it was, I went for coffee and waffles with one of the girls this morning in Arabica before taking a trip to the bookstore to buy Patti Smith‘s book Kids. After this I went out to the Radisson for a bit of pampering, I got a facial and a pedicure….I remember reading somewhere the it is important to treat yourself (with a facial or massage) at least once a month to reduce or eliminate stress so I am all for doing this…..I was totally relaxed after this and I met himself for some food in one of my favorite places to go La Cucina , tasty italy food and then we went to the cinema to see Source Code with the lovely Jake Gyllenhaal but unfortunately despite Jake being in it the film was not great but here’s the trailer….

 

Here are some nice pictures from the week……

 

Have a lovely weekend…..

And listen to this….

Elle

xx

 

Just another manic Monday…..

14 Mar

This morning I was in Dublin for work and before heading back to Limerick myself and one of the girls Becky stopped into Avoca  http://avoca.ie/home for Monday treats and a leisurely stroll…..

The store is so pretty with loads of lovely things from books to clothes to furniture….some of my favorite items are the lovely garden pieces….

 

Garden table....

 

For the birds....

I also loved the  collection of unique china teacups and saucers which are new in….

 

China teacups....

 

But the sweetest thing about the store is all the edible goodies and the sweet house. We drooled all over the sweets here and I came to the conclusion that I want a room like this in my house…….

 

Next we went up stairs to the cafe and had some tasty cakes….

apple pie and baked cheesecake

We then drove home full and happy with some jelly babies for the car……

Music for a Monday….

Goldfrapp – Ooh La La

The Cordelier Club – Don’t Let It Go By

and of course…….

The Bangles – Manic Monday

The Mamas & The Papas – Monday Monday

Happy Monday

xx