Sunday, April 22, 2018


Life | Slow Living & Digital Detox

The concept of time is possibly one of the hardest to fathom in the modern world, since everything is adamnant on moving so fast. If you have a lot going on in your life, which most people do, it can sometimes feel like you're completely out of sync with the rest of the world. There can be this...

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Notes on Music | Joni Mitchell – Blue

The whole idea that love is simple can easily be blamed on Hollywood's depiction of true love and romance. But in 1971, Joni Mitchell released an album that flipped it all on its head. Joni Mitchell's Blue is regarded by critics as one of the greatest albums of all time and has guided romantics far and wide, through...

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GD Playlist | January 2017 Music Favourites

There's one thing that's carried me through January 2017, and that's music. It can be a difficult month all round. Your bank balance is running low after the Christmas present spree, and you're weighed down by the worries from the previous year. Music can be a great distraction, and this month has brought some seriously great releases. So,...

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Notes On Music | Bon Iver – Bon Iver

Bon Iver have always been there, I've heard a song and known it's them, but never chosen to play an album from beginning to end. But alas, I finally did, and guys I now love nothing more than a Sunday night bath, fizzing bath bomb in the tub, face mask slathered on my face (and any spare surface...

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Notes On Music | Winter & Christmas Playlist

Christmas always comes around so soon, suddenly the radio is blasting out Mariah Carey's 'All I want for Christmas is You', and you forget that we're technically still in Autumn. So to ease you in, we've put together two playlists - a Winter Favourites Playlist and a Christmas Playlist. So if, like me, you're not quite ready for...

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Notes On Music | First Aid Kit – Stay Gold

Stay Gold is the third studio album of First Aid Kit, a folk duo from Sweden made up of sisters Klara and Johanna. With an early introduction to music, Klara soon found her style with influences such as Bright Eyes, Emmylou Harris and Joni Mitchell. It wasn't long till Klara persuaded Johanna to compose and sing with her,...

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Nicola Semple

Lifestyle Blogger & Creative Marketing Consultant

Hi, I’m Nicola, a Creative Marketing Consultant by day, blogger/creator by night. On Gypsy Dreams, you’ll find inspiration for your next film night, Spotify playlist, Autumn feast… and so much more! Sign up to our monthly newsletter, that way you won’t miss a thing!