So...on to other things. January is a time of renewal on many levels, including hanging the new calendars. I love the ritual of choosing a new calendar...or two... I find it incredibly hard to restrict myself to just one. I did have vague thoughts of creating my own, but in truth that got no further than a random whisper in my brain. Besides, it's always fun looking at other people's work, and it's a great way to have some new artwork on the wall. This year I have chosen Flora Douville's photo calendar again. I had one last year, and it was gorgeous. How could I not be seduced a second time? Flora has three different calendars on offer (and if you're quick, a giveaway for one, too).
Isn't it beautiful? I love the juxtaposition of the images.
There is also a minor detail which crops up in european calendars versus american calendars. I like my week to start on a monday...so my weekend is complete at the end of the week. Most american-made/designed calendars start the week on a sunday, and it splits my weekend up. I feel cheated! A minor detail, I know, especially as I rarely look at the day and date anyway. That's reserved for the kitchen calendar, which hasn't arrived yet - the one where I scribble important things like birthdays.... One year I failed to write anything on it at all. You can imagine the consequences.