Monthly Archives: June 2012

Shortlist # 2 – Seashore Tableware

The appearance of the sun this week made me dream of escaping to the coast. Ideally this would involve a long, lazy lunch of the freshest seafood, accompanied by a glass of perfectly chilled, pale pink rosé. Small fishing boats bobbing … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about blogging…

Over the last month I’ve been taking the online Blogging Your Way 2.0 (BYW) course run by the inspirational Holly Becker, and some equally talented co-teachers. Being a relative newcomer to the blogging world (especially when it comes to authoring), … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 1 – Boys’ Accessories

I love the shortlist pages at the front of magazines as they are always full of inspiration. I therefore thought that it might be useful to do my own version of these here on a regular basis, so that I … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple

I have quite a collection of cookery books but there are a handful that I find myself returning to time and time again. One of these books is ‘Cook Simple’ by Diana Henry, an award winning food writer who has … Continue reading

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Sweet Peas

I love the fact that you have to keep picking sweet peas. As if anyone needs encouraging? Gathering them in the rain earlier really brightened up my day. They looked incredibly feeble until recently, but the sunshine (remember that?) has … Continue reading

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Secretts

This weekend was notable not just for the fact that it was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, but, on a more personal level, by the fact that I picked asparagus for the first time. With a hardcore-foodie friend visiting from Sydney, … Continue reading

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