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How to throw a Girls themed screening party

In case I haven’t been rattling on enough, I broke my leg. I can’t put any weight on it so I’m housebound and bored out of my little mind. I work from home during the week but at the weekend… Well things needed to get a little more interesting than a night in watching Midsomer Murders.

How to throw a Girls themed screening party

Ever since Santa dropped off the ‘Girls’ boxset at Christmas I’ve been planning to have a few fellow fans over for a Girls themed screening party. With a little too much time on my hands, I decided to go all out with the Girls theme – or at least as all out as you can with one of your legs permanently propped up in the air. Continue reading

Holland Park London

Sunday Selection

Holland Park London

Happy Sunday everyone! This weekend has been wonderful, mostly because the sun has been shining the whole weekend in London and I can’t remember the last time that happened.

Today I finally got my wish – an afternoon in one of London’s finest parks with an impromptu picnic and the Sunday papers. I also treated myself to a new bag and it went on its first outing today. I finally spent some money I got at xmas!

Pretty stuff aside, here are a few things I’ve seen this week:

Still have stacks of cassettes you can’t bear to part with? Put them to good use.

Like horror? Try this new book (by an author I went to University with – well done Tom!)

This definitely has the potential for everyday wear.

A simple recipe for espresso granita.

And a round-up of the London is for Living blogs this week:

VOC, Kings Cross

Short Imagined Monologues – I’m Comic Sans

Have a great week! Carla x

sunday selection

Sunday Selection: Valentine’s Day

I’m not a huge fan of Valentine’s Day but I do love a good DIY craft activity! Here are four of my favourites from around the blogosphere this week.

18 Valentine’s Day craft projects

Framed quotes

Valentine’s Tags

Cute Valentine’s Day cards for boys

Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day?

Pinterest Finds: Cupcakes in Disguise

After a very successful Pinterest Finds last week, I’ve decided to continue with the food in disguise theme. Today I have a selection of cupcakes all artfully in disguise. Awesome.

Pinterest Finds: Food in Disguise

This week my Pinterest Finds are dedicated to food in disguise. Take a look at the images below, and you might think you are looking at Brighton Rock, Hot Dogs, Steak, Worms and so on. But trust me, you are not. Confused? Me too.

I can’t decide whether I love or hate food in disguise. In theory, I think it is a brilliant idea. But in reality… if I see something that looks like sushi, I want to eat sushi! And when it turns out to be cake – I can’t help feeling disappointed.

What do you think?

Cheese in London, Cheese at Home


A tasty cheese board for dessert at Northbank, a restaurant overlooking the River Thames, Millennium Bridge and the Globe.

Cheese Board

A quick attempt at dinner, complete with Moscow Mules. And some dodgy looking stuffed cabbage leaves on the bottom right…

Slightly obsessed with chalkboard paint at the moment, so while on the topic of cheese how could I not draw your attention to this DIY cheese platter idea?