Monthly Archives: March 2011

Take a Walk on The Wild Side

Allotment free it’s easy to get down to guiltless supermarket shopping for a plastic pouch of immaculately trimmed greenery. But I still have the urge to get out there into the spring sunshine to see what’s growing. I am into … Continue reading

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Living Walls

It’s that time of year, the garden calls, the space is for living. Garden too small for a lavish planting, think again get vertical, morph your space with a living wall. Living walls systems, professional or DIY, use them to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day

Unexpected circumstances means all plans go out the window, the chance to break out and escape.  In the dazzling bright sunshine we head off over the hills and far away to take in the faded glory of Eastbourne, the sunniest … Continue reading

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I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

That feeling of elation seeing a handwritten envelope waiting on the door mat, knowing it’s not run of the mill post, just cant be beaten. The sense of anticipation, leaning down to pick up the letter. Excitement mounting as I … Continue reading

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Couture for your Walls

At the luxury bespoke end of interiors be prepared to enter another world. This embroidered fabric by Fromental is full on and fresh, I would love to curl up in a chair for a peaceful read or just a moment … Continue reading

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Desert Rose

I love getting readers responses to my blog, give me a try, here’s a recent one. ‘I’m desperate to update my flat. Where can I find a wall of flowers and a stripy rug? When I was at the hairdressers … Continue reading

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Everyone Needs a Hero

The Egg chair is a great statement chair, stunning Sanderson Mobiles wallpaper adds to the retro feel of the moment. I am a great believer in the hero piece. It can be a piece that you love, that makes your heart sing. … Continue reading

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Inspirational Chelsea Design Week

What a day it’s been. Day two of Chelsea Design Week at Chelsea Harbour, haute couture of the interiors world.  It’s imprint is surfacing, I am bubbling with inspiration. Tiles are patterned and textured. Lighting is about simple form. Take inspiration … Continue reading

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Lemon Balm Pesto

I want some green freshness, so it’s first time out foraging this year. All sorts of good things are attributed to lemon balm, uplifting and calming. I use for it’s lemony, green, freshness. Pick a leaf and crush it in … Continue reading

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Design Icon

Hardwearing the ultimate peoples product, always in hardware shops, often in cutting edge design stores. Easy on the eye these timeless classics sit happily in contemporary or traditional settings. White bowls from charity and junk shops, car boot sales, all … Continue reading

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