We are only two…

“We are only two, my son and I, but we are more powerful than all the world’s armies….every day of his life this little boy will insult you with his happiness and freedom.” Widower Antoine Leiris, from an open letter to Paris terrorists. Beautiful Paris, you are in our thoughts, and our hearts.

The Weekend Edit…

Seven wonderful things from the week that was… Splashing in puddles (Boots, £14.99; Coat, £16:99; Hat, £3.99) 2. Baby in red (Coat, as before; Shoes, £18, Clarks) 3. Three little ducks card, from Tante Laura…. 4. Just the morning mist… 5. Office angel (Jumper, £19.99, Gap) 6. Cobwebs and morning dew.. 7. Beautiful seasonal quinces…  

New York, New York

A very special trip to a very special city with some very precious cargo… This time, two years ago, I was pregnant with Munchkin and heading off to New York for the very first time. It was a press trip, to stay in the gorgeous St Regis Hotel, and indulge in some festive shopping. For…

Luxury to love…

Five things that cost the earth, and are absolutely worth it… I tend to swing between wanting the best and being delighted with a bargain. And it usually has something to do with my bank account – which is no bad thing, working in luxury lifestyle does rather skew your concept of what’s ‘too expensive’….

Sunny Sunday…

A lazy day in the sunshine….in November…. How bloody awesome has this recent sunny weather been? Two weekends now of sunny, warm, blue-skied heaven has meant autumn feels like the carefree, sun-filled season we’ve been waiting all summer for. Sunday dawned misty but warm, with sunlight streaking through the clouds… We pottered around the village for…

Scary Saturday…

Scary fairy antics for Halloween… Our village is always great at Halloween, all the villagers put out pumpkins and hand out treats for the little ones. Some of them dress up in witches outfits or offer apple bobbing and mulled wine for the adults. This year, one family even set up a barbecue in their driveway, handing out sausage…