Real – living an authentic, balanced life by Victoria Alexander »

A visually stunning, thought-provoking book

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<i>Real - Living a Balanced Life</i> by Victoria Alexander

Real - Living a Balanced Life by Victoria Alexander

 

Real salutes what the world has to offer. This visually stunning, thought-provoking book is about looking around with awareness, noticing life's quiet details and knowing that the honesty of time changes everything – from a human face, a family home, or a fragile sampler book of antique lace.

Real is about the agelessness of integrity; appreciating the imperfect; beauty and our involvement in creating it; acceptance; ancient crafts and craftsmanship; and letting everything age with grace.

Illustrated with photographs taken by the author in 27 countries, Real affirms that we are more alike than we sometimes admit – we all have a desire for warmth and love – and that there is dignity in simple things. A detachable fold-out poster is featured inside, which could be used to giftwrap the book or displayed on your inspiration wall.

 


About the author:


Victoria Alexander believes that following your instincts leads to contentment.

Once a fashion editor for Vogue Australia and Cosmopolitan, an art director and a stylist, she established The Film Business, The Russell Hotel and The Bathers' Pavilion in Sydney.

She has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons), is a children’s guide at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and creates a range of unique objects for the home, using vintage textiles collected on her travels.

Real is her fourth book; she is also the author of The Bathers' Pavilion Cookbook, One and Colour.

 

Real  living a balance life by Victoria Alexander is  published by Murdoch Books (Sydney, NSW, 2015; hb 320pp) and retails in Australia for RRP A$59.99

Real can be purchased online from Booko here »

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