The Street Where I Live

British by birth, New Yorker by nature.

TGIF-06/11/15

TGIFAlexandra kingComment
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TGIF! This week it's all about resting (zzzzzz) with brief pauses for yoga class, brunch and a screening of this movie. What are you up to? Whatever it is, I hope you win at it (I know you will). My weekly roundup below.


this classic book had me crying TWICE on the subway this week


An amazing calculator that tells you when to set your alarm based on what time you go to bed. Here's to waking up feeling refreshed

Amazing photos of 70s hippy communes


An awesome online rug shop. Big fan of this and this. And this is pretty funny

The Library of Water


Blanca Monros Gomez earrings are the best


um, AWESOME


This is still making me laugh (funny 'cos it's true) 

A chic and practical apron for the giant amounts of holiday cooking in your future


A DIY throw- using your hands as knitting needles! 

Benjamin franklin's excellent scheduled day


Public service announcement: this is the best all-purpose body cream for dry, excema prone skin (read: me) that I have ever tried