PT 1: Blog Tour The Reunion LONDON

Its two months ago since the   ‘Blog Tour NYC’ trip! How time has really flown by. So it was only natural that a  ‘Blog Tour NYC’ reunion was on the cards. The reunion took place in London and even more perfect that it happened in the Clerkenwell Design week and co insided with the Hasten UK flagship showroom launch.  Not…

PT 2: Heart of Gold – Lincolnshire Rapeseed Oil TLC in a Bottle

This time of year the Lincolnshire landscape is bright patchwork quilt of the brilliant yellow canola/rape seed. I LOVE IT – while yes its pretty to look at the pollen on the other hand can be a complete nightmare for some!  which now brings me to today’s post that is all about ‘Heart of Gold’…

PT 1 Heart of Gold: North East Lincolnshire

I can’t stress enough how blooming lucky I am to live where I do. Sometimes we just ‘DON’T’ appreciate where we live and what we have on our own doorsteps! Last week I had an injury which resulted in not being able to run for a few weeks! A complete nightmare for an avid runner…

Losing Nemo

Today’s post is not the usual about the latest design and wallcovering, its a personal post about the loss of a pet cat called ‘Nemo’ who was tragically killed by a car this past weekend. If I’m honest right now as I’m typing this blog post, I’m still devastated over this past weekend’s tragic events….

Housing the Illustration

An over whelming wave of nostalgia passes over me every-time I see sketched illustrations of buildings. I was raised on sketched illustrations of buildings, my father a designer of historical model buildings and my mother an artist. Back in the 1980’s My parents set up a business called ‘Hovels’ instead of using photographs to showcase my fathers…