I bought my first Tussie-Mussie from the quaint shop which sells herbs and plants at the American Museum in Bath. The only Museum of American Decorative and Folk Art outside the United States, this is a very special place full of treasures and artefacts and somewhere that I visit as often as I can. I … Continue reading →
Flipping through the pages of House Beautiful and Veranda magazine fills me with a pleasure induced euphoria which soothes my soul and tells me that all is right with the world. Living in a house where I had removed interior walls, pulled down ceilings leaving electrical cables hanging down and pits in the floor where … Continue reading →
Soft and silky, these furry catkins are a sure sign of Spring! Happy Monday to all my friends x
Okay guys….here we go-line ’em up! A little row of 1950’s shot glasses in sweet, frosted pastel shades. And a fun way to start the weekend. Have a GREAT TIME my friends x
Coeur a la crème- that luscious blend of curd cheese, cream and crème fraiche, flavoured with Blossom Honey and vanilla sugar is a heavenly treat to make and eat. The mixture is set in little white porcelain heart shaped moulds which are lovingly lined with cheesecloth or fine muslin. Each heart, so pale, so gently … Continue reading →
My little gift to you all on St Valentine’s Day is this fabulous, big, blousy bunch of flamboyant Tulips. Doesn’t their colour and curvy, frilly, petal shapes just buzz with energy and passion? Flowers are good for us and our mental health all year round, not just on special days like today. It is said … Continue reading →
Dip into the crushed berry and ice-cream coloured swirls of these Fabulous; it’s Friday, floral and Rainbow Beetroot confections. All of them have almost zero calories, but are a little feast for the soul. HAPPY WEEKEND to all my friends!
It only takes a few Spring-like bulbs and two sweet birds on a twig to make Monday seem like a special day.
Set your dreams free as you gaze into the sunshine yellow floret and blue sky glass encased in this crystal- clear paperweight. A little gift to all my friends x HAPPY WEEKEND!
“It is like turning the kaleidoscope I had as a child. One mouthful of this dish and the world of dull winter magically fragments and is changed to the vibrant, intensely hued flavours, colours and warmth of the Mediterranean”. The wind is set in a direction which turns my old house into an ice cold, … Continue reading →