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Interior Design

Dreaming The Dream Cottage

We have so many different types of house in this country – that is one of the fantastic things about living in this small island.    There is no one style that you can say is typically British.  Up in Scotland […]

In For A Penny, In for A Pound

It’s fun to visit showrooms and select furniture for each room.  That doesn’t happen very often in my house, however when I decided to update, I did a mass all at once.  I bought a gorgeous much coveted sideboard in […]

1950s Homemaking Seems Grim On TV

I was watching a wonderful old documentary on catch up tv the other day – it was primarily about holidays by the seaside but it also included some fantastic social history to savour.  The days of families all travelling to […]

Brutalism Found A Tad Too Stark

We all know the colours we prefer and the materials that suit us best.  Or at least we like to think we do.  That’s fine for clothes – we can swap and change as often as our pocket allows.   It’s […]