these days, i only seem to spend time with other people who have toddlers

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I am also in love with Love Beach. A ten-minute drive from home that feels like another island away. Yes, it sounds boasty, but I really only go there every four months or so. Last time was on Christmas Day, this time it is easter weekend. I’m glad Gina & co. invited us to partake in the potluck and sunset action. Days like this don’t come around too often, so I need to be grateful for them.

always a sucker for polka dots

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This spread has all my favourite design aspects: a black and white colour palette; circles; and a Shelly Duvall-lookalike in stripes. I was just thinking about this layout today because Lewis Cho is about to update their website with the new Spring/Summer 2013 collection. This belongs to the previous collection. Which I found particularly inspired.

selima grows great food, and makes a lot of sense

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I knew I had to write a piece about Selima after hearing her talk passionately about her farm. I knew I was going to do it someday, but it was just a matter of when we could find time in our schedules.

Definitely read the article if you want to know more about this brainy broad’s long journey from a kid who loved science to medicinal plant research, to motherhood and to starting the seeds of an ethnobotanical enclave in the Bahamas. It is a long article as we really get into topics like food security in the Bahamas. She has a lot of wisdom to share—and the best part is that she tells it straight. I definitely left the conversation feeling like I absorbed a lot of knowledge, but not like some smartypants assaulted me with their expertise for an hour. It is so refreshing when a knowledgeable person is also down-to-earth.

Click here to read the interview.