What filled our January days, including, forest school, slow crafting, my new favourite cook book and what I do when I hit a busy spell... Read more on Geoffrey & Grace

I know, I know, it’s more than half way through February. It only seems like a moment ago we were all in that post-Christmas, beginning-of-January lull where things are quiet and you have the whole year stretched ahead of you. I’m not sure how we’re a half-term through school already. Anyway, I’m here today with the Monthly Voice for January; here’s what we’ve been up to over the last month and some things that I’ve been loving…

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slow living renew: moments captured

photo by Mirva @mirvamariaanneli for slow living renew on Geoffrey & Gracephoto courtesy of Mirva @mirvamariaanneli

Thanks to all that joined in throughout January and shared their slow living renew moments. It was so engaging to see the different ways people find that sense of renewal. Looking back over the gallery you can see similar colours and tones reoccurring, which I find really interesting. To think a diverse selection of people from all over the world, living in different seasons, can take a word like ‘renew’, and although their visual interpretation is independant and unique, there is also a common thread that connects all the images together. I don’t know about you… but to me that’s pretty inspiring!

Below is a selection of my favourite images that were shared under #slowliving_renew. These moments really caught my eye, and show us just how many ways there are to renew…

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the love of January – styling the seasons

January Styling the Seasons Geoffrey & Grace

There can be the temptation as soon as Christmas is over to look directly towards Spring. We can be so eager for the longer days, the warmer weather, and a bit more colour than January naturally offers. However I think there can be a lot of beauty in the middle of Winter. With the absence of strong bright colours, my eye is enjoying the many muted tones and shades of brown, white and blue that seem to making up my January days.

I wanted for this months Styling the Seasons, to really relish in all that January is to me. Especially as I think that’s the essence, and lovely thing about Styling the Seasons; it’s all about finding the special and best bits of each month.

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