Showing posts from January, 2011

Pulling my curtains....

Trötta ögon och ännu tröttare fötter. Coming home after an intense journey not only with tired feet and   heavy luggage, but also with some sleep deprivation and a lump in my throat, I'm rather grateful being given the weekend free to curl up in my bed to try  and catch up with the 9 hrs time difference before the workshop requires my full attention by Monday. Jet lag has never been my cup of tea. Rolls with fabric by Colefax & Fowler have been prepared during my journey, some of the  benefits with today's high technology makes it a little easier to survey  the progress of the business work, online with Skype and e-mail while traveling. Checking in on the upholsterer for approval.....the little antique sofa came out just like the way we agreed upon...gilded late Gustavian style, now has new silk fabric from the manufacturer  Lelievrein Paris. Can't wait to see what the stools will look like! Click the name and browse their site. Chandeliers have been cleaned before hung........bu…

A checklist......

soon to be completed. Djurens sinnen går aldrig att ta fel på.... Vi är noga övervakade i våra förberedelser inför avfärd! Resväskor och pass har alltid varit anledning till oråd. Denna gång inkluderar resan flyttlådor och matte har  ett plåster bredvid sig i logistikens kedja dessa dagar.
Countdown for takeoff........✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈.....where to?
Staden med den karakteristiska dimman, den stora studentstaden.... Staden med spännande antik och loppmarknader.

Mother and son are making final preparations and ticking their lists of what to do's before closing the bags and boxes before take-off.
Traveling and living abroad as a youngster is a humble  opportunity, being granted for international studies is an experience that broadens the vision of multicultural acceptance and approach. This time I'll be leaving a very big piece of my heart behind when heading back home again, my youngest son. Now I know what my mum felt like when she once  left me behind decades ago.
Though we will have great fun   getti…

Play it again, S.......

on a snowy day, worst ever this year! Even a painted lady becomes alive when the candlesticks are lit... on this late afternoon.
A diverse mix with gems of various memories rest on top  while playing a song on the piano, taking advantage of some extra time caused by the bad weather.
I hope you are all well out there!
❤Ia ❤