Carousels and Cotton Candy | LA County Fair

I’ve been to the Sydney Royal Easter Show more times than I can count – it’s never really changes, but canvassing the fresh food dome for free samples and watching the six bar equestrian show-jumping never got old. The jam packed show bag pavilion was not quite as exciting as I got older, when the opportunity cost of eating an entire bag of chocolate became a consideration, but somehow – maybe because it was only around one month a year…

Finding Balance In A Relentless World | JORD Watches

An Essay On Maximizing Time and Experiential Living || And In That Moment, I Swear We Were Infinite “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” I had this quote engraved on the back of my wood watch. Zebrawood is native to West Africa, one of its defining features being its very pronounced growth rings. Akin to the way nature reveals the life of a tree – lean periods of fire, drought, flood, as well as periods where…

Alfred Tea Room, Yes. You, Maybe.

If ever there was an ode to tea and the color pink, this would be it. Alfred Tea Room is the little sister of Alfred Coffee, and since I’ve never been much of a coffee drinker (that’s a whole other story), this is my Alfred’s location of choice. Firstly, because it does actually serve coffee, as well as rare and artisanal teas. And secondly, it is walking distance to both Alfred Coffee Melrose Place and Alfred Coffee In The Alley…

Cornflower Blue Wrap Dress

Heavier wrap dresses are perfect for that month at the beginning of fall where the weather is not quite sure what it wants to be – I am very often that girl who has forgotten to bring a jacket because it was warm when I stepped out in the morning. The material on this dress keeps me warm while the uneven hemline (the way it ties makes it is much longer at the back) gives the fabric great movement, and…