Joining Instagram back in 2017 was mostly for a bit of personal entertainment but I very quickly got sucked in - it was like a huge vortex of beautiful interiors. After a while I linked it to my Facebook and Twitter accounts and sometime after that I realised that most of my friends and family … Continue reading Instagram. Love it or hate it?
When did my obsession with the colour white start? I can specifically date this back to the first time I watched John Lennon at his white piano in the ‘video’ – a word not used much these days - to promote Imagine. Amazing words, amazing melody but those white walls! - The white walls! The … Continue reading White
Yes, I love chocolate. Not sweet, sugary chocolate, not boxes of chocolates (a nut intolerance makes them very dull indeed – Himself gets sole rights to any boxes gifted to us) but rich, chocolatey, chocolate! Some would say I get this from my Grandmother who absolutely loved dark chocolate but I think it’s a joint … Continue reading Chocolate, my other passion
As a small business owner myself this is always a tough one. I absolutely love the theory of supporting small business but, like all of you, I have a budget and the big bad chain store (quoting my fav film - give yourself a gold star if you can work it out) is usually more … Continue reading Buying homewares – Should I shop big or shop small?
When I was small we had a kitchen table (it was probably Formica) and everything food based and otherwise happened around it - apart from the Saturday night takeaway which was based on the standard 1970’s teak coffee table in the living room, in front of The Generation Game (Shut that door!). As I became … Continue reading Open Plan Living
I was brought up by a Mum and Dad who both had their feet firmly on the ground, at a time when 2020 sounded positively space age! Mum and Dad embraced all the 1970’s and 80’s had to offer – home ownership, car ownership, annual holidays in Spain and general convenience in almost all aspects … Continue reading Environment or economics? How should we shop in the 21st century?