Monthly Archives: May 2016

La Vie En Rose

Have you ever translated the lyrics to Edith Piaf’s signature song “La Vie En Rose”? The French on its own is remarkably romantic, but what really makes you melt is understanding exactly what that earthy voice of hers is saying. Not only does it convey the feelings soft happiness and giddy optimism, this song (popularised…

Unique As We Are

Someone said to me the other day, “My personality is a mass of contradictions.” Well, actually, most people’s are. As the years wear on, it seems everyone is shunning convention and stereotyping in a bid to express who they truly are, and why not? Because we are all different, individual, unique and unprecedented, and that’s…

Playing With Textures

I’ve never given much thought to textures, apart from satin. When I was a little girl I had a yellow t-shirt with two satin fish on the front, one pink and one blue. I was quite often dropped off first to kindergarten, and the fish were a kind of safety blanket. I loved the feel…