Summer is here and it’s time to make the most of the outdoors, whether that’s a sprawling garden, a little terrace or even just a wide open window. Brightening up our interiors with some carefully chosen accessories and setting the scene with gorgeously scented home fragrance can make us feel as though we are on a fabulous sunny summer holiday even when we’re stuck at home.
It’s not all about the interiors, though – we’ve some beautiful summery jewellery and fashion accessories fit for fashionable foreign beaches, and some glorious food and drink capturing all the very best summer flavours, so you can enjoy a taste of summer even if the rain is falling.
Mother’s Day this year fell right at the beginning of lockdown, which unfortunately in this house caught the men-folk rather off guard; they had been planning on a last-minute dash into town the day before to get cards and a gift, but Covid put paid to that. The ensuing panic and tears from the children … Read more
I’ve decided this week that our current home working situation is not actually as bad as I thought. My office has for a while now essentially been the end of the dining table, but it doesn’t take up a huge amount of space and being just a laptop and some paperwork, has always been pretty … Read more
I overheard my husband on a work call today agreeing to reschedule a meeting to next week and suggesting Monday, only to be informed by his colleague on the other end of the phone that Monday was a bank holiday… His response to my incredulity was that he knew there was a bank holiday right … Read more