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Talk at the Mavens of Mayhem

On Saturday I spoke to the SINC (Sister in Crime) chapter to which I belong: the Mavens of Mayhem. SINC was started by Sara Paretsky in the 1980’s to support women writers. 241 more words

Murder Mysteries

Monday's Movers - The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

How Little Things Make Big Difference

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

The subtitle really gives it away, and how! This is my second book by Gladwell and I am fiercely impressed by his storytelling style. 196 more words

Shared Wisdom

'The Tipping Point' by Malcolm Gladwell

BOOK REVIEW of ‘The Tipping Point’ by Malcolm Gladwell

This book addresses the phenomena of epidemics in behaviour. It’s premise is that there are certain types of people that start, broaden and continue certain trends in a particular way that is almost formulaic. 681 more words


Isabel López Quesada: A Quiet Luxury

If there is one thing this Madrid born and bred interior decorator is known for, is her so-called lujo callado or quiet luxury. Her natural ability at bringing together unexpected elements, while creating a space that is as warm as it is eclectic, is only natural to this Doyenne. 122 more words


Margherita Missoni: A New Generation

Designer, mother and style icon. Margherita Missoni is part of the recognized Missoni clan, designers of the one-of-a-kind zig-zag prints and covetable soft knits. Despite having been born under the Missoni brand, Margherita is already looking to make a name of her own with her 1-year old kids apparel company Margherita Kids. 17 more words


Nina Yashar: A Leading Milanese Gallerist

With a seasoned eye for unique and covetable pieces, Nina Yashar is Milan’s leading gallerist. Nilufar Gallery is the creative space where she displays new and unexpected finds from little and well-known designers around the world. 58 more words