Stuff (rant)

Free Stuff. Recently we found ourselves in the position of having more beds than we needed, due to having (finally) acquired a proper bed for the now giant-sized Nathan, rather than the cabin bed he was very excited to own…

Newest…

…and by far the hardest so far.  I’ve wanted a wing chair for a while.  The whole tartan/fireside thing is extremely appealing, but anything I’ve seen has been way beyond my extremely limited budget, so I decided to have a…

Comments

I feel compelled to share the content of some of the comments I have recently received on my blog posts.  I can’t actually post all of them, for reasons of common decency, and mostly it doesn’t matter which of my…

How lovely!

I came home last week to find this very beautiful vintage enamel jug, full of gorgeous pale pink lilies, vibrant pink roses, blue iris, gypsophila and white freesia, sitting on my kitchen work top, filling the house with wonderful scents.  When…

The Borrowers

I first became a celebrated borrower of ideas in senior school.  At the time, it wasn’t considered to be a particularly positive step down the road to academic success although, evidently, I thought it was a brilliant move.  These days…

Cheap Trick

This afternoon I had a mild urge to experiment with wax.  Which sounds a lot more exciting than the reality. I bought a little ‘set’ of tea and coffee cups and saucers in a junk shop a few months ago,…