Monthly Archives: July 2012

Beynac & Marqueyssac

Whilst in France last week we paid a visit to the town of Beynac and the hanging gardens at Marqueyssac. Both are places that I’ve wanted to visit for ages, and despite being two hours’ drive from where we were … Continue reading

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Gourmet Heaven

Markets in France are such a feast for the senses. The stall holders seem to have an amazing knack of making the most simple of produce look incredibly beautiful and tempting. I think it is the combination of the rustic … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 4 – Plant Labels

I don’t have anything nearly as charming as the plant labels shown here in my garden. Instead I have been working my way through a pack of white plastic markers with my permanent pen, which doesn’t create quite the same effect, … Continue reading

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Katrin Moye – Ceramic Artist

One of my dreams for when we come to redesign our kitchen is to have somewhere to display my modest collection of ceramics; I’d love to be able to admire the pieces that I own, even when they’re not in … Continue reading

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Shortlist # 3 – Pendant Lights

The electrician starts work on my son’s room next week which is great news as we’ll finally get the ball rolling on the redecoration. It does however mean that we now have to make a swift decision as to which … Continue reading

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A horticultural epiphany

I think I’ve been avoiding going down to the vegetable garden recently; using the end of term craziness at my kids’ school as my excuse, when in actual fact I’ve been feeling a little depressed about the lack of progress … Continue reading

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