Browsing Tag

interiors

  • The One with all the hygge

    Tweet OK so in case you’re not familiar with hygge (pronounced hug-geh) it’s basically the Danish concept of cosiness, and it’s perfect for this time of year in the UK. I’m actually off to…

    November 12, 2016
  • Colours of Tanzania

    Tweet One of the things I loved discovering in Tanzania was how, when you’re not on safari (when you should stick to light-coloured clothes and avoid black or blue because it attracts the Tsetse flies, which…

    April 22, 2015
  • Dreaming of a Scandinavian-style Christmas

    Tweet As you know I’m a big fan of all things Scandinavian – not just Nordic noir like The Bridge (although I really do miss Saga) and the clean simple lines of Scandinavian furniture,…

    December 19, 2014
  • Our beautiful new carpet

    Tweet After MONTHS of practically living with our builders, our house is finally finished, and it looks beautiful. There was just one final finishing touch, and that was to order carpet for the stairs,…

    August 14, 2014
  • Yoda’s brilliant new Cath Kidston dog bed

    Tweet Yoda, bless him, is a 100% messy dog, which means that his Cath Kidston dog bed was looking slightly worse for wear; and also, because he’s a Labrador/GSD cross, he was frankly a little too…

    June 5, 2014
  • The One with the Secret Closet

    Tweet I’m a minimalist, which means I don’t do clutter: the only place any kind of mess is allowed is No 1 Son’s bedroom (because there’s only so many times I can go in…

    February 26, 2014
  • Loving Kirstie Allsopp’s bedding range

    Tweet A while back I told you how much I loved my Cath Kidston bedlinen from Palmers department store. Well, I was having a browse the other day and couldn’t help noticing that they stock…

    November 19, 2012
  • Love this new online department store

    Tweet I love finding fab new online department stores, especially one that sells hand-picked pieces with discounts of up to 75% off. HushHush.com was created by Mark Pearson, founder of the phenomenally successful MyVoucherCodes.co.uk. His latest venture…

    November 8, 2012
  • Mad about Boo & Boy

    Tweet I love finding gorgeous wall art  – I like proper prints and I’m not a fan of the kind of mass produced stuff found in Swedish superstores which you run the risk of seeing…

    October 27, 2012
  • Gorgeous homeware at fab prices

    Tweet One of my absolutely favourite brands of china is Villeroy & Boch – timeless, classic, but with a stylish twist.   And right now Secret Sales has some brilliant discounts on their Vivo…

    June 18, 2012