I’m still Happy-New-Year-sing all over the shop. It’s so fun to say. And while we’ve been hard at work planning 2020, I’ve been musing over what I learnt in 2019. One of my new year’s resolutions is to not plan my life away, so in the spirit of preserving the moments, here’s my distilled list...
Here are my favourites. Thank you so, so much for sharing. They are beautiful.
Here are seven ways to make them shine.
Despite Burma being a 90% Buddhist country, Christmas has arrived in Yangon in force. Creepy saxophone-playing Father Christmases are wiggling their hips in every shop window, and xylophone-based Christmas tunes are pinky-ponkying through the halls of the shopping malls. This is all rather odd in 30 degree heat, and doesn't quite generate the frisson of festive excitement that you might get walking down Piccadilly Arcade on a cold, crisp December day.
So we've been creating our own Christmas vibe in the office with our Kalinko Christmas Playlist. It's a classical one, for that classic Christmas feel.
But so often they have big gaps in the rattan which can be a bit stark on your eyes. So we designed ours to hide the lightbulb, and let the light filter through gently.
Here's how some of you have expertly styled them. SUCH cosy corners, ready to hunker down in for the winter.