Monthly Archives: February 2012

Scabetti Light Sculpture

Having a generous space for a Scabetti Light Sculpture doesn’t often happen in a domestic setting. However when I saw the impressive atrium in a clients’ new build house I felt the space was crying out to be filled with … Continue reading

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Cut Flowers all Summer Long

Yes, yes I agree this blog is fast becoming a flower website. However I just wanted to urge you start thinking about scattering some seeds around your patch because the results for minimum effort is pretty spectacular. Imagine it jugs … Continue reading

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Invisible Fragrance

Walking along the road and suddenly my senses are snapped awake to a beautiful perfume. At first, invisible, registering only as a smear across the blur of my senses, I am thinking it’s something dreamt up by my imagination to … Continue reading

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Brave Spring Flowers

Beautiful Polyanthus brightening up the glome of these February days. When we are huddled up inside there they are outside shining out with relentless joy. Though they completely defy the rules of good taste I just cant get enough of … Continue reading

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So How Do You Restore Calm?

A friend was saying, you know I’ve designed my own house to be just as I want it but now it’s built it’s so noisy, it drives me mad I can’t get any peace. It’s a familiar problem, with the … Continue reading

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Dark Rye Sour Dough Bread

Memorable meals come at the most unexpected times. Way back years ago in the sixth form common room, a large room in a tall Victorian curly columned terrace house, we sprawled about on the sofas talking parties, clothes and art … Continue reading

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Flower Crush of the Moment

At the moment I’ve got an intense crush on Christmas roses. In the sharp winter sunlight, looking out of my studio window I feel them calling me away from my desk. Their catalogue of impossible unnatural colours intrigue, dusty chocolate, aubergine, … Continue reading

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Pop Up Cafe

What excitement when we were asked to set up a pop up cafe in a property where a tenant had defaulted on the rent. The idea was to set up a venue with a restricted seasonal menu where punters would … Continue reading

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Valentines Day

How are you feeling as another Valentines day approaches? I’ve been thinking long and hard about this one, I could do a wonderful sentimental creation composed of hearts and flowers, and it’s not that I haven’t got a frightfully good … Continue reading

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Sound in Interiors

This little cardboard box covered in blue and white printed paper is capable of transporting me to a hot sunny Mediterranean holiday. Lift the lid  and the sound cicadas chirruping bursts out filling the room with summer. It’s all too … Continue reading

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