Mindful Work

I’ve been on vacation for the last week, and for a few more days still. Normally vacations are anticipated and well-planned, but this was a vacation of necessity, an oh-shit realisation that I hadn’t taken real, disconnected, sustained time off in a few years, and that both my body and mind needed a break, now. As …

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On meticulousness.

I’ve spent the afternoon watching the three episodes of Signé Chanel I could easily find online while stitching a few blackwork embroidery squares. Signé Chanel follows Rue Cambon’s couturières in the weeks leading to a Chanel fashion show. It’s incredible insight into the work that goes into a single item of clothing.  Three things struck me about the …

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