Fabric of my Life.

Tag: City Guide

City of (de)light.

Since moving from London to Manchester I’ve been delighted to discover a wealth of design lifestyle stores in and around the city, all as good —if not better (!)— than those I’d grown accustomed to down South. Now, this design sourcebook is by no means exhaustive as I’ve only been exploring my local neighbourhoods for a few short months, but I thought I’d round-up five of my faves so far as they really are too good not to share..  

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Paris in the rain

having usually always visited paris in the springtime, it was a bit of a novelty to find it raining for much of our weekend, which presented it’s own unique set of challenges for someone whose default for exploring a city is on foot.  in between some sudden bursts of brilliant sunshine (see the snapshot of notre dame below as evidence), my sister and i found ourselves confronted with dark threatening clouds for most of the trip, so needed a few

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Passport to paris

last friday night after work my sister and i hopped aboard the last idbus from london to paris, and arrived at gare de paris bercy just moments before the sun rose above the horizon to usher in the weekend. i’m no stranger to the french capital – indeed this was my third trip this year – but every time i only ever manage to stay for 48 hours or less, and this time was no exception! so, with such a

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