New York City | Bookshops

During my recent solo adventure to New York City, I revisited the Strand Bookstore and discovered two new-to-me ones along the way: I wrote after my first visit to the Strand that I found it overwhelming. This time I had more of a clue about which sections I wanted to spend time in and the … Continue reading New York City | Bookshops

New York City | The West Village

Of all the neighbourhoods in New York City, the West Village is easily the most walkable, its cobbled corners straying from the signature grid that unfurls across the rest of Manhattan. I began my walk on Cherry Lane at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Established in 1924, the theatre is the city's longest continuously running off-Broadway … Continue reading New York City | The West Village

New York City | The Guggenheim

The Guggenheim Museum on 5th Avenue opened its doors to the public in 1959 and was the recipient of mixed reactions - curiosity, admiration and even scorn. Today, the Guggenheim is recognised as one of the greatest architectural accomplishments of the twentieth century. Art Deco splendour The rotunda was closed on the day of my … Continue reading New York City | The Guggenheim

Four Fun Things

Tilly had her photo taken by a professional photographer. The after The before The lovely Sian of the much-missed From High in the Sky blog has become the owner of a wool shop. Check her out at Jolly Yarn Co on Instagram or pop-in in person. Jolly Yarn Co Apparently last week was National Stationery … Continue reading Four Fun Things

New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook

I'm off on a solo trip shortly to my beloved New York City. A mini book for a sizeable city I've developed a fondness for the mini traveler's notebook, as it's forced me to look at design and sizing differently. The plan for this short trip is one page of journaling and one page of … Continue reading New York City | The Traveler’s Notebook