wear this there: the book club.

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oh, london! home to so many of those charming little watering holes we could venture into with the possibility of never coming back out. the book club most definitely makes this list. located in east london, its playful charm is reminiscent of making googly eyes at your high school crushes over a ping pong match, only with adult beverages. a grown-up, yet still flirty get-up... 
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living light.

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U.K.-based photographer Paul Massey not only photographed this beautiful home, he designed it too. clearly he has a great eye — he was taking pictures by the time he was five years old and at sixteen, he was given a full-time position on The London Evening Standard, the youngest ever to join the staff.  his career later turned to fashion and portraiture, working with... 
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living little in london.

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this is a charming little home which formally housed horses. no really — it used to be a small stable in Victoria Park in central London, recently renovated by Norwegian architect Christopher Dyvik and his partner Isabel Pietri, recently featured on bo bedre. the house is still in a state of renovation, but such a long way they’ve come. In small houses, it’s... 
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pretty little petersham.

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spring is in the air and it’s time to get my urban garden growing again. and a recent trip to the legendary petersham nurseries has provided much inspiration. oh how i’ve dreamt of visiting this magical place and it turned out to be even more dreamier than I expected! i have to thank my new florist friend (and local london gal) chikae of okishima & simmonds for... 
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slow living at goddards.

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Today I’m sharing photos from a recent trip to Goddards House in the idyllic town of Abinger Common in Surrey. Located 45 minutes south of London, this tranquil country estate was our home for a creative slow living retreat with food photographer and stylist Beth Kirby of Local Milk. Built between 1898-1900 and later expanded in 1910, the two-level house is comprised... 
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