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TÊTE-À-TÊTE

In French tête-à-tête means a conversation between two people. Here we discuss considerations and cogitations.

'It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.' -Henry David Thoreau

ESSAY/ RECIPE FOR COMFORT Ingredients and suggested method for ultimate comfort. 

ESSAY/ RECIPE FOR COMFORT

Ingredients and suggested method for ultimate comfort. 

ESSAY/ NOMADIC LEGACY Backpacks provide us with the legacy to be nomads in this present time. To wander; collect; forage; explore without superfluity. Backpacks are sentiments and a vestige from this past nomadic lifestyle and insist us to strip back the excess of the modern world and embrace an essentialist approach in reverence to past sentiments.

ESSAY/ NOMADIC LEGACY

Backpacks provide us with the legacy to be nomads in this present time. To wander; collect; forage; explore without superfluity. Backpacks are sentiments and a vestige from this past nomadic lifestyle and insist us to strip back the excess of the modern world and embrace an essentialist approach in reverence to past sentiments.

ESSAY/ SENTIMENTAL SALUTATIONS Like bower birds instinctively attracted to blue objects, we also seek out objects that appeal to our eyes as well as to our tastes, and it is through this process that we form a sort of subconscious bond with these seemingly irreplaceable items which decorate our homes.

ESSAY/ SENTIMENTAL SALUTATIONS

Like bower birds instinctively attracted to blue objects, we also seek out objects that appeal to our eyes as well as to our tastes, and it is through this process that we form a sort of subconscious bond with these seemingly irreplaceable items which decorate our homes.

ESSAY/ FINDING NEST IN BATH A peaceful setting is another great enhancement to my general mental state when I’m trying to be creative...

ESSAY/ FINDING NEST IN BATH

A peaceful setting is another great enhancement to my general mental state when I’m trying to be creative...

ESSAY/ THE MANY PURPOSES OF THE BELOVED BED There are many expressions to describe the feeling of being in bed however only very few can encapsulate in words the dramatic love affair that many have with their beloved bed.

ESSAY/ THE MANY PURPOSES OF THE BELOVED BED

There are many expressions to describe the feeling of being in bed however only very few can encapsulate in words the dramatic love affair that many have with their beloved bed.

ESSAY/ MEMORIES OF HOME Pictures are the perfect way to fill your space with treasured memories of home. They take you back to an exact moment where you find yourself reminiscing the great times you had with family and friends.

ESSAY/ MEMORIES OF HOME

Pictures are the perfect way to fill your space with treasured memories of home. They take you back to an exact moment where you find yourself reminiscing the great times you had with family and friends.

ESSAY/ A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE To a bird, nesting is a bunch of twigs placed together hidden in a tree. To a rabbit, it is a hole in the earth. To man, nesting is not a practice. What home is will always be a matter of personal perspective.

ESSAY/ A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE

To a bird, nesting is a bunch of twigs placed together hidden in a tree. To a rabbit, it is a hole in the earth. To man, nesting is not a practice. What home is will always be a matter of personal perspective.

ESSAY/ FOUR LEGGED FURRY FRIENDS Dogs are a man's best friend. We take a little adventure with dog owner Ryan and his new beloved furry friend, Rooney. 

ESSAY/ FOUR LEGGED FURRY FRIENDS

Dogs are a man's best friend. We take a little adventure with dog owner Ryan and his new beloved furry friend, Rooney. 

ESSAY / SUMMER IN FILM As we stay warm and enjoy winter's retreat, we can take the summer past with us  — at least until the new summer comes and we begin to thaw.

ESSAY / SUMMER IN FILM

As we stay warm and enjoy winter's retreat, we can take the summer past with us  — at least until the new summer comes and we begin to thaw.

GUIDE/ A WEEKEND TO REFRESH For those who lead busy and stressful lives, the notion of the weekend or a day off is a moment of fresh air – a chance to restore and re-inspire oneself. 

GUIDE/ A WEEKEND TO REFRESH

For those who lead busy and stressful lives, the notion of the weekend or a day off is a moment of fresh air – a chance to restore and re-inspire oneself. 

ESSAY/ IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING The first step to being a respectable person is to respect ourselves and our health. Foul breath can be just as offensive as any obscenity that we may fire from our mouths.

ESSAY/ IN A MANNER OF SPEAKING

The first step to being a respectable person is to respect ourselves and our health. Foul breath can be just as offensive as any obscenity that we may fire from our mouths.

COGITATION/ WHAT SPRING DOES WITH THE CHERRY TREES Human relationships are incredibly unique, unpredictable and are usually filled with rich emotional experiences.

COGITATION/ WHAT SPRING DOES WITH THE CHERRY TREES

Human relationships are incredibly unique, unpredictable and are usually filled with rich emotional experiences.

ESSAY/ MY RELATIONSHIP WITH DEAD THINGS I realised that what I seem to be spending a significant portion of my life thinking about is two dead things: hair and history. Often simultaneously.

ESSAY/ MY RELATIONSHIP WITH DEAD THINGS

I realised that what I seem to be spending a significant portion of my life thinking about is two dead things: hair and history. Often simultaneously.

ESSAY/ ALL ABOUT THE BLANKET Being wrapped up is intuitive; our very nature as humans suggest that we like to be cocooned.

ESSAY/ ALL ABOUT THE BLANKET

Being wrapped up is intuitive; our very nature as humans suggest that we like to be cocooned.

GUIDE/ SUCCULENTS They are the indestructible survivors of the plant world. Don’t let by their natural demeanour fool you, they are tougher than they look.

GUIDE/ SUCCULENTS

They are the indestructible survivors of the plant world. Don’t let by their natural demeanour fool you, they are tougher than they look.

COGITATION/ DREAMING OF SOON TRAVEL  When travelling, we are building ourselves up with character blocks and writing our stories filled with rich experience nowhere to be found for the stationary being.

COGITATION/ DREAMING OF SOON TRAVEL 

When travelling, we are building ourselves up with character blocks and writing our stories filled with rich experience nowhere to be found for the stationary being.

GUIDE/ FLOWER POWER: BANKSIAS Australian fauna is something that up until recently, we rarely celebrated. One such option is the beautiful and abundant Banksia, a true native to Australia.

GUIDE/ FLOWER POWER: BANKSIAS

Australian fauna is something that up until recently, we rarely celebrated. One such option is the beautiful and abundant Banksia, a true native to Australia.

ESSAY/ DINING FOR ONE When the table is set with intention, you create a heightened awareness that adds to the meal.

ESSAY/ DINING FOR ONE

When the table is set with intention, you create a heightened awareness that adds to the meal.

ESSAY/ COFFEE BREWING: A MORNING TRADITION Only you can fully appreciate the habit that is carried out in the sleepy silence of the morning.

ESSAY/ COFFEE BREWING: A MORNING TRADITION

Only you can fully appreciate the habit that is carried out in the sleepy silence of the morning.

ESSAY/ CREATURES OF COMFORT There is something undeniably graceful in the peace and quiet of the times when you are alone at home, and a refined freedom which is seldom felt elsewhere.

ESSAY/ CREATURES OF COMFORT

There is something undeniably graceful in the peace and quiet of the times when you are alone at home, and a refined freedom which is seldom felt elsewhere.

TRAVEL STORY/ BACK TO FRONT: VIETNAM TO GERMANY I had to go backwards in order to go forwards. I felt that I had to understand a sense of home within my cultural background - for myself, within myself.

TRAVEL STORY/ BACK TO FRONT: VIETNAM TO GERMANY

I had to go backwards in order to go forwards. I felt that I had to understand a sense of home within my cultural background - for myself, within myself.

GUIDE/ HAND LUGGAGE PACKED WITH THOUGHT Many factors come into play when packing hand luggage. How heavy is too heavy? What is and isn’t an essential?

GUIDE/ HAND LUGGAGE PACKED WITH THOUGHT

Many factors come into play when packing hand luggage. How heavy is too heavy? What is and isn’t an essential?

GUIDE/ FLOWER POWER: ROSES Come spring, they bloom into gorgeous spheres of colour and their delicate scent sings in the garden air.

GUIDE/ FLOWER POWER: ROSES

Come spring, they bloom into gorgeous spheres of colour and their delicate scent sings in the garden air.

GUIDE/ HOUSE PLANTS: A GUIDE Although they have roots instead of feet and leaves instead of arms, they still need food, drink, sunshine and air the same as us. They just take it a little differently.

GUIDE/ HOUSE PLANTS: A GUIDE

Although they have roots instead of feet and leaves instead of arms, they still need food, drink, sunshine and air the same as us. They just take it a little differently.

WORDS/ WHERE THE GRASS IS GREENER An ode to those days where the sun is shining, the smiles are contagious and the company is irresistible. 

WORDS/ WHERE THE GRASS IS GREENER

An ode to those days where the sun is shining, the smiles are contagious and the company is irresistible. 

ESSAY/ VIBRANT DAYS  From when the sun filters into the room and hits the tips of your eyelids and the new day says hello, a bright and positive outlook should be shining in the horizon. 

ESSAY/ VIBRANT DAYS

 From when the sun filters into the room and hits the tips of your eyelids and the new day says hello, a bright and positive outlook should be shining in the horizon. 

COGITATION/ TO FORGIVE IS ALSO HUMAN 'My complicated relationship with forgiveness, much like my relationship with peas, stems back to my childhood.'

COGITATION/ TO FORGIVE IS ALSO HUMAN

'My complicated relationship with forgiveness, much like my relationship with peas, stems back to my childhood.'

GUIDE/ CHA-NO-YU - MATCHA Cha-no-yu (hot tea water) also known as Matcha, a finely ground green tea used in this traditional ceremony that blends harmony, respect, purity and tranquility.

GUIDE/ CHA-NO-YU - MATCHA

Cha-no-yu (hot tea water) also known as Matcha, a finely ground green tea used in this traditional ceremony that blends harmony, respect, purity and tranquility.

ESSAY / THE LONE DWELLER Living alone can sometimes be a challenge but participating in little indulgences and taking an interest in you makes it a just that extra bit nicer. 

ESSAY / THE LONE DWELLER

Living alone can sometimes be a challenge but participating in little indulgences and taking an interest in you makes it a just that extra bit nicer. 

ESSAY/ SMELL, A FRAGRANT MEMORY Smells, scents and fragrance have a perplexing ability to awaken memories and trigger deep emotions. Expressions that resonate our rich history along with the collective unconscious. 

ESSAY/ SMELL, A FRAGRANT MEMORY

Smells, scents and fragrance have a perplexing ability to awaken memories and trigger deep emotions. Expressions that resonate our rich history along with the collective unconscious. 

WORDS/ WINTRY WORDS A beautiful and heartbreaking compilation of words with striking resonance to one who has ever felt so deeply.

WORDS/ WINTRY WORDS

A beautiful and heartbreaking compilation of words with striking resonance to one who has ever felt so deeply.

ESSAY / FINDING ALONE, NOT LONELY Alone is extraordinarily important for our state of mind, our wellbeing and cultural aptitude. Before we are one with another, we are one with ourselves, before we find our other, we too must find ourselves.   

ESSAY / FINDING ALONE, NOT LONELY

Alone is extraordinarily important for our state of mind, our wellbeing and cultural aptitude. Before we are one with another, we are one with ourselves, before we find our other, we too must find ourselves. 

 

ESSAY/ HUMAN CONNECTION, FINDING KINDRED Placing aside acquaintances, friends, family members and friendly others- finding kindred is like finding the home base for your soul.

ESSAY/ HUMAN CONNECTION, FINDING KINDRED

Placing aside acquaintances, friends, family members and friendly others- finding kindred is like finding the home base for your soul.

COGITATION/ THE MEASURE OF AGE Age is constantly defined by number and aesthetic but what are other considered measures of age?-

COGITATION/ THE MEASURE OF AGE

Age is constantly defined by number and aesthetic but what are other considered measures of age?-

PHOTO ESSAY / GOT MILK? Tea makes everything ok, pancakes make the day fun, cereal is a perfect way to start the day and a glass of milk is the perfect way to end it. 

PHOTO ESSAY / GOT MILK?

Tea makes everything ok, pancakes make the day fun, cereal is a perfect way to start the day and a glass of milk is the perfect way to end it.