I want French-Girl Hair

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The other day I was having coffee at my local café and there were three women at the table next to me. They appeared to be a mother and her two daughters. The first thing I noticed about them was their hair. Casually long, effortlessly wavy with just the right amount of I don’t really care too much about my hair nonchalance. I had my suspicions that they were not local – South African girls just don’t have that quality –  then I heard them chitchatting in pretty lilting accents. Suspicion confirmed. They were French. Their I just got out of bed like this hair gave it away. That je ne sais quoi quality that only a French girl can pull off. The indefinable, elusive trait that makes French-Girl Hair so utterly desirable.

I want French-Girl Hair. Here’s why…

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coffee art – Giulia Bernardelli

So life lately has been up and down. Illness, injuries and general ball juggling has kept me quiet for a while. Hopefully August will be kinder than July was! However, coffee has been a good friend. Not sure about you, but I cannot even contemplate the day without my first freshly brewed cup, briskly followed by another. I take mine black so it was a joy to see a creative lady take her espresso to another level. We all know coffee art – those artfully scribbled drawings that arrive in your latte at your local coffee shop…is it a bird? is it a heart? no, it’s a cat! – but Giulia Bernardelli creates her coffee art in an enduringly more avant garde manner.

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I love that she styles the tipped over cup into the photograph.

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“My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life” Miles Davis.

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Sometimes she even paints with the dregs in the bottom of the cup. Why not.

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 Find Giulia on Instagram for more of her coffee creations