Monthly Archives: October 2011

we’re leaving on a jet plane…

Here we go out into the wide blue yonder to see what we can see !  a bientot

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the last word !

These village stools, vintage and all, surely can be labelled ‘rough luxe’ ?  They tick all the boxes including the ‘natural’ one.  They are very collectible pieces I think.  I like to see them just dotted around, especially in big casual family rooms … Continue reading

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and another trend …

… noted in Elle’s report  was greenery.  We gave plants in pots away for a while.  Well, actually probably years but we’ve re-discovered their appeal too and the  front of the shop has lots of them on the footpath outside.  The ones … Continue reading

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rough luxe

The pundits in Elle’s Trend Report also identify a trend they call ‘rough luxe’ which I gather is something along the lines of one-off, rustic, unmanicured sort of pieces.  I wonder, can we describe this bench as ‘rough luxe’  ?  Should we … Continue reading

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notes

Very annoying but I can’t get the planets to align and let me write underneath my citrus garden !  If  could I would just say that a quick look around the garden turned up lots of citrus flowers and I think … Continue reading

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citrus garden

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citrus

Over recent months I have wondered why we constantly have people looking for ‘yellow cushions’ on the website.  Now I read in Elle magazine’s latest Trend Report that citrus is one of the current big things .  So that explains it … Continue reading

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ravel’s bolero

From the same discussion page comes this link to an impromptu-style performance of the Copenhagen Philharmonic in the Copenhagen Railway Station.  Spread the word, there should be more of this all over the place ! www.classicalarchives.com/feature/dont.miss.this.htm  a bientot

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7:47am

I took this image back on the 6th August last and yesterday or the day before perhaps,  a regular early morning swimmer was out there somewhere doing his usual laps, and has not been seen since.  Sharks, it’s thought.  We … Continue reading

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buds of heaven

  It appeared over the weekend on a discussion page that I read and sometimes contribute to : Work is love made visible.  And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work … Continue reading

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