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….
Garden goals It’s that time of the year when I think I’m proud of my garden and then I look at Instagram... Blimey, there are some seriously impressive green spaces out there and the irony is that that some of them are not actually very green. I am green with envy!We have a small garden, … Continue reading How Green is your Garden?
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
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?
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?