In a Greek Garden

‘Gradually the magic of the island [Corfu] settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen – Gerald Durrell We have just returned from a week in Corfu. My first…

My Ascot Outfit

I last went to Ascot when I was about 12 years old. I remember it vividly . We got the train and it seemed such a very long way from…

Have you heard of magic parking?

Have you heard of magic parking? It’s a new concept to me. I am after a new car. In my whole life I have only had 2 cars. A Panda…

Beautiful Things by Fritha Strickland

Fritha Strickland is a lifestyle blogger behind TigerLily Quinn. She lives in Bristol with her bearded boyfriend, toddler son and two fat cats. She also runs an online shop in…

Creating a Relaxing Garden Studio for Reading

Sometimes you just need a place to get away, but who says that this place can be home. If you have unused backyard space, or if your yard is a…

Add Some Sparkle to Your Living Room

How to Add Some Sparkle to Your Living Room If you want to add some sparkle to your living room but aren’t sure how to do it then the answer…

LandScape Magazine Review

Today – LandScape Magazine Review Life at nature’s pace… A few weeks ago I wrote a post on The Simple Things magazine saying how much I love it. I had…

How to create the perfect first date

Today – How to create the perfect first date For those committed to their faith, it can be tricky to ensure you find someone who shares your devotion. One of…

Books From My Childhood

One of the biggest pleasures of parenting for me is watching my children grow and learn and enjoy a whole range of new things as they do. I have adored…

Beautiful Things by Maggy Woodley

 Maggy Woodley is best known for her fabulous, award winning blog Red Ted Art. I have known her a long while now and she is a great friend of mine.…

My Happy Place

All my young life my happy place was in Grandad’s front room. Granny lived in her bed there (she had multiple disabilities and it’s justwhere she lived just like in…

Growing a Container Herb Garden

Growing a Container Herb Garden – simple tips So how do you set about Growing a Container Herb Garden? Look at this lovely container herb garden we made this past…

Creating space in a small bedroom

      Creating space in a small bedroom – top tips So how do you go about creating space in a small bedroom – here is what we did.…

Bespoke Furniture

I am beside myself with excitement. I have treated myself to something I have wanted for ages and it will be with me in the next week or two. I…

What makes my garden special

So what makes my garden special? When I look more closely at my garden I see what makes it magical…all these bits add up to a beautiful space and place…

A Feature Wall – A Necessity in Everyone’s Bedroom

Feature walls have been popular with interior designers and homeowners over the years. They are one of the cheapest, easiest ways to update a room, and are a great alternative…

Visiting the East End of London

When you think of visiting the East End you might think of cockney wideboys like Del Boy from Only Fools and Horses, the notorious Kray Brothers and of course EastEnders.…

Lovely flowers create special memories

Earth laughs in flowers. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, When I think about lovely flowers I make an association with people and with memories. Flowers seem to have the power  to attach…