Technology, it’s all relative

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you’ll know that during my childhood in the 70’s and 80’s, my parents grasped all the modern ways they could afford. This included what we then called technology but what we now call ancient! The ultra modern Trimphone! First of all there was a telephone. Not just … Continue reading Technology, it’s all relative

It’s official, I miss plates.

Eating from slates (and other nonsense). As you might have already gathered, I’m a big fan of plates - the good old fashioned eating platform with a slight lip to assist with gravy and other jus. A round, porcelain plate is something that has developed and refined over thousands of years. Square plates are something … Continue reading It’s official, I miss plates.

Collecting

One of my friends recently asked me if I was a collector. It took me a few moments to respond and eventually I said ‘yes, stationery’. My stationery obsession is something that’s been with me since I was a child. Then (and now) I could be left in the stationery department of a shop and … Continue reading Collecting

If I could build my dream house….

If you could build your dream house in the next 7 days, what would it look like? Good question eh? This is something I think about... probably a little too regularly! When I chat with friends, I sometimes bring up this subject and I absolutely love that everyone has a completely different idea. Some want … Continue reading If I could build my dream house….

Repurpose and reuse

I absolutely love old industrial style objects. I love looking at things and working out how to use them differently or display them.  Last month I spent weeks working out what I could use as plant pots -something that would fit in my milk bottle holder. I looked around the house, around the office, around … Continue reading Repurpose and reuse