25 May 2020

Interview | Isabella Lipuma



She, of the pink taffeta and the dark, dark hair, the watermelon lipgloss and the crystal tattoos; a wood nymph, film camera in hand, frolicking through the concrete gardens of New York City, exploring the glittery underbelly of Los Angeles, traversing the rainy streets of London in search of art that speaks to the heart, seeking her beloved rococo treasures in the decadent corners of Versailles; with a beauty shelf that would rival any one of the features on Into the Gloss and a penchant for old Hollywood glamour, Isabella is a girl after my own dark, rainbow tinged heart.

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18 Jan 2020

Current Reading List


I have to tell you, I have been slacking in the reading department. Life, as it happens, has been not very pretty lately. But we are not here to talk about that. Recently, I have been quite into memoirs and poetry books and I am slowly becoming obsessed (again) with art journaling and handwritten letters that I pick up every book I find that has "The Letters of..../The Journals of..." on the title. So here goes:

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15 Jun 2019

A love letter to London


My dearest London,

You never interested me much before. I always found myself running to the countryside, chasing my dreams of long walks through Walden wood. But Fate has funny ways of taking us places and suddenly, there you were before me - cold and wet and grey - welcoming me into your arms just a few short hours before my birthday.

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26 May 2019

A little slice of Hanoi

A week isn't nearly enough to get your fill of Hanoi, I painfully realised when I got on the plane to head back home. There's just so much to see and do and of course, eat.

And see and do and eat, I did. And quite a tiny bit of drinking, too.

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4 May 2019

Bali on film | Lomography Lomochrome Purple

Lomography's Lomochrome Purple has got to be one of my favourite film stocks ever. The dreamy, ethereal quality it lends to photos makes it perfect for landscape shots - especially to the places where you've escaped to. You know, those plane tickets you book on the spur of the moment, leaving the next day, no itinerary once you reach your destination, just following the wind. Really is the best way. 

Go and disappear for awhile. If you're truly lucky, it may even be with someone you love.



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