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.
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 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