Something for the weekend


So this is the 51st Something for the weekend! Little did i know when I posted the first that this would turn into a weekly thing. Not bored of it yet, though SFTW will now be on hold until I get back from the tour — if you want to look back through all the posts they are listed under ‘inspiration‘ in the categories list in the sidebar —>

Loving the new Moleskine postal notebooks

Green cheesy mish mash soup | cinnamon vanilla sunflower butter | the mojito smoothie

[video] Beirut’s video for The Rip Tide is amazing

The best wedding invitation ever. Fact.

50 ways to open your world to new possibilities

The Book Tour. from Photobird on 8tracks.

[video] Was actually quite interested to hear Jamie Oliver’s thoughts on Instagram

The Little Free Library

50 inspirational quotes to power up your inner bassass

RIP Nora Ephron – ‘baby fish mouth’ will always be my favourite line from a film

The camera garden of Andre Feliciano

How to read 7 books in 7 days

Vancouver is nearly full! Details about the NYC and Toronto events coming next week

And finally, this is without doubt the most entertaining video I have seen all year. I recommend you watch it full screen, ladies. You’re welcome.

Something for the weekend

[video] This is important (so beautifully shot)

How to make a book cover disguise for your wireless router

Flab, cellulite and dangling arm fat

Spicy, irreverent and awesome: Dear Coquette

[video] I’m absolutely loving the GoodLife Project from Jonathan Fields

Thrilled to be sharing a guest post about surviving loss over on the Maven Circle this week

100 things to do instead of procrastinating on the internet *ahem*

Why the 21st century author is an internet entrepreneur

No, we will NOT say “woo hoo” for our “froo froo”

This is brilliant: www.calm.com (via Karen)

We celebrated the summer solstice with letters to the universe sent up in the fire, followed by a steak dinner and too much wine :) I love my family.

The hand drawn map of London

Don’t throw tennis balls at cars

10 fruits to try before you die (yeah… i have some catching up to do)

[video] the making of the Leica M9-P (Edition Hermes)

And finally, the winner of the giveaway is Adrienne! Email coming shortly xo

Something for the weekend

[video] Aimee Mullins: How my legs gave me superpowers

For Chrissakes, there is nothing wrong with you: a dating manifesto (sweary & awesome)

For the last few months I’ve made a conscious effort to cut out most carbs and sugar (the photo above was one of my last puddings – savoured every mouthful ;-), and it’s made such a difference to my bod — read/watch these: Why our food is making us fat | I quit sugar

The dawn of the colour photograph

Enjoyment is in the waiting

How to be the most organised person in the world (via Rachel)

50 inspiring children’s books with a positive message

“I’m jealous of Sarah Walton”

The ________’s Daughter (via Chris)

Liking Grove’s skateback cover for the iPhone

When I hit an emotional wall a few weeks back, Tanya was there for me on Skype. She is the real deal — go watch her on TGtv!

Inspiring commencement addresses

A primer for blogging from Mr Brogan

A great post about iPhone apps to try

Surreal door installations

The Bill Murray colouring book!

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And finally, some more blog book tour goodness happening today:

an interview & giveaway with Brene Brown

a guest post over on Sfgirlbybay

Denise & I chat about how we met (if you’ve read the book, Denise is the friend I mention in Chapter 6 :)

Enjoy! x

Something for the weekend

Intimate self portraits of mother and daughter

[video] Karma, self-doubt & setting intentions

Rice Krispyhenge | London in puddles | hyper-realistic paintings

13 rules for being alone and being happy about it

[a podcast] Sarah Wilson’s thoughts on how to make money blogging

Interview with Rosie Thomas (I love her music)

Cumin-scented quinoa and black rice | rice pudding with strawberries | quinoa & kale tabbouleh

Relaunch. from Photobird on 8tracks.

Stately sandwiches

[video] How we measure the universe

Do these petals make my stem look fat?

The spirituality of tattoos (via Paul)

Proof that sunlight causes premature aging

The arrow of time

Forty is not the new twenty (thank god) (via Helene)

A peek inside the notebooks of famous authors & artists (more here)

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And finally, the blog book tour continues!

Monday 4th — Poppytalk

Tuesday 5th — Ali Edwards, Chookooloonks, Rachel Cole, Tara Mohr

Wednesday 6th — Shutter Sisters, Scoutie Girl, Roots of She, Kelly Rae Roberts

Thursday 7th — Intuitive Bridge, Lisa Sonora Beam

Friday 8th — Kind Over Matter

Friday 15th — Boho Girl, Sfgirlbybay, Brene Brown