Sunday Selections

May 11, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mums out there in Australia! Today I’m wishing I could give my beautiful mum a great big hug and kiss and then take her out for a lovely brunch. Unfortunately, when you live half a world apart, this is not so easy. Instead, I’m sending these tulips, one of her favourite types of flower, through cyberspace to her. Love you mum!

Red Tulips

WATCH: There is so much truth in this little video. It’s common sense, no? I think we could all do with a little reminder every now and again.

READ: This breathtaking photographic essay on northern India definitely makes me want to head back there one day!

COOK: Doesn’t this lemongrass pork meatball quinoa bowl from the brilliant ‘I am a Food Blog’ look so delicious and healthy? Mid-week meal it is.

MAKE: I would love to make one of these framed succulent tapestries one day for my future little courtyard. Such a great little project!

DREAM BUY: The spring weather over the past week or so has been a little on the cooler side and, even through we’re heading towards the middle of May, next week is forecast to hover around 15 degrees most days. I’m dreaming of warmer places today, wishing I could transport myself to this gorgeous villa on Bali’s (quieter) north coast.

BUDGET BUY: I wish there was an Oysho store in Berlin. They sell such cute little summer dresses, like this one for €27.99.

GO: I just booked a gorgeous little Airbnb apartment in Rome for my little sojourn there next month. It’s in a perfect, central location and within walking distance of all major sights. Now to begin the most important job: gelato-mapping the city!

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  • Reply Vicki Bale May 12, 2014 at 2:51 am

    Thanks for the tulips babe (haha), they are gorgeous and for the lovely words. I wish I could give you a great big hug and kiss too but it’s not to be, so maybe next year? Xxxxx

    • Reply The Department of Wandering May 12, 2014 at 8:12 am

      You are welcome my lovely mum. Yes, hugs and kisses through cyberspace for now! xo

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