Wednesday, 31 August 2016

The Amazing Art of the Indian Matchbox Label

Matchbook Indian Matchbook Labels Ellie & Co blog

Oh man, do I need to get myself back to India again (if anyone at the tourist board is reading...). If like me you lust after the aesthetic of Indian design – all that colour,

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Brighton in Summer: How to Get Away From Everyone

This is how I like Brighton beach: pretty much deserted. No offence but at the first hint of a sunny day, the world and his granny pegs it down to the beach, taking up all the best spots.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Vintage Holiday Magazine

Do you like reading old magazines? I like to flick through old copies of LIFE in the Vin Mag shop in Brighton, but today I've a new one to enjoy called Holiday, the glossy American

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Inside the Wes Anderson Cafe in Italy

If like me you're a fan of the quirky film director, Wes Anderson, you'll probably be interested to know that he's designed the interior of a café bar in Milan. Look at those

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Notes on a Holiday Planning Disaster

I'm such a holiday planner. Planning gets me really excited for a trip, so I like to plan ahead, debate places to stay and hunt down the types of restaurants local people go to. I'll

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

The Ellie & Co Secret Brighton Guide (so far)

Just for you readers, here's my Secret Guide to Brighton (so far); a round up of all my stories on secret, lesser known Brighton in one handy post. I'll be updating it as I go on. Stay tuned!

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Home Inspo: Indoor Desert Garden

Terracotta pots are nice, but if you had a collection of little cacti  and if your taste is a bit random like mine – you could hunt down lots of different textured and colourful

Friday, 5 August 2016

A London Treasure Hunt

When I'm walking around Brighton, my eye is trained to look up and around in search of new cafes, museums and historic buildings. But through his Instagram account,

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Brighton's Vintage Amusement Arcade

After living in Brighton for so long, I've been making more of an effort to rediscover the city, see it through new eyes, and little by little I've been stumbling upon local gems I'd