The Weekend Edit…(25 April)

      This last week has been filled with sunshine days, some of us crawling around in the garden, some of us buying new garden furniture, and some of us child-proofing a little patch of green for the Muunchkin. In-between that we’ve enjoyed a few nice bottles of wine, treated ourselves to some spring…

April Showers…

One of my favourite things to do, once Munchkin is peacefully slumbering and our frenetic day together is over, is to jump in the shower, lather up, and soak under the hot, thundering water for ten minutes or so, before clambering out, drying off, putting on something clean and cottony-smelling, pouring a big glass of wine…

Little details…

Our quirky little cottage is a unique space – and a hopeless one if you want to try and effect some sort of instant feng shui and interior design perfection. Instead, I tend to take little corners of space, and get them right, before moving onto the next one, the hope being that, eventually, every…

In vino veritas…

With the summer months, comes lovely long evenings sitting outside sharing a bottle of something fab. R is the main wine buyer for our family – and he errs on quality not quantity – which means we get to enjoy some lovely tipples. As winter fully gives way to spring, and the onset of summer,…

A warm welcome…

In our London house, we had the standard teeny tiny shared hallway, with several doors in it, that lead to a flight of stairs and then suddenly you were in the kitchen. No gentle welcome, no friendly knock at the door. I was never really able to welcome people to the house and I longed…

The Weekend Edit…(4 April)

The Easter weekend brought with it a real feeling that the sunshine – and summer – is on its way. I loved spending time outdoors with Munchkin, seeing her crawling across the grass, getting her socks filthy dirty, playing on her playmat, enjoying all the new things there was to see, watching her Daddy mow the…

Signs of Easter…

As Easter approaches, I wanted to reflect this at home. While we’re having a relatively quiet Easter, it’s still the perfect opportunity to welcome the new season into the house and change out the red and burgundies of winter colours, for the yellow and pinks of Spring… I started with tulips, daffodils and potted primroses using…