Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Truce

2014 is the centenary of the outbreak of The Great War. Christmas, 2014 was the centenary of the Christmas Truce. One of the most endearing and admirable tales to ever come from war, the Christmas Truce happened on the battle fields of the Western Front in December 1914. Weapons and hostility were spontaneously and willingly swapped for Christmas carols and temporary peace.


Poppy wall, The Australian War Memorial, Canberra


The spirit and respect exhibited that Christmas was incredibly admirable. That 1914 Christmas was full of hope for peace, for an end to conflict. That Christmas acknowledged respect for fellow man. It was a Christmas full of humanity. It's something this world could do with more of. I am hoping for a more peaceful, prosperous, gentle, and respectful 2015 for everyone.

I was able to spend beautiful and laughter-filled time with my loved ones this holiday season. I exchanged wonderful gifts that will be cherished. And, I ate an abundance of food. I am a lucky person. My heart, my table, my home is full. Not everyone is so lucky. I wish they were.





Be kind, be mindful, be appreciative. 

Happy 2015 one and all.


Kate  x


Flowers, Styling and Photographs by Moss & Vine






Sunday, 7 December 2014

Nice weather for ducks...

...Not so much for country races.

We went home to Cooma yesterday for the 'social event of the year'.
Boy, oh boy, did it rain. It was a wash out. I've got mud on my patent leather heels to prove it.
As mountain kids, we expect four seasons in one day, but I was not prepared for quite so much rain.

I was prepared with the flowers though!


Boutonnière and flower crown.


I ended up wearing a rose fascinator rather than the flower crown, but I enjoyed wiring up this combo none-the-less.

Until next race day,

K xx


Flowers, Styling and Photographs by Moss & Vine




Thursday, 4 December 2014

Formal


Formal season is in full swing.


It is such a nice thing to be able to create for family. This is last nights wrist corsage.
I hope it was a stellar night for them despite the stormy weather.

K xx


Wrist Corsage, Styling and Photographs by Moss & Vine