MINI GARDEN OASIS – RELAXED SUMMER SEATING

Rain one day sun the next, summer is getting off to a troublesome start - but this is England after all. Creating an outside space that is easily moveable is the answer in these conditions. Working with my lovely friends over at Urbanara I have created this portable summer oasis, that can be swept inside when ...

SUMMER HOLIDAY INSPIRED INTERIOR DECOR

Thanks for all your lovely comments about my garden, the sun has been shining for days now and it really feels like Summer at last, my rambling roses are blooming and the hydrangeas are almost ready for their sunshine debut. With house renovations underway and my sisters wedding on the horizon (so excited!) there might ...

UNEXPECTED VIEWS

The sun shined long enough on the weekend for a beautiful day trip around the Kent coast, we stopped in Margate, visited the Turner Contemporary, walked the quiet back streets to find the Shell grotto, an amazing underground space patterned with millions of shells, the cool air, dimly lit corridors and glistening walls whispering mystery ...

CHASING SUMMER

Chasing Summer, but not quite getting there this year in old Blighty, we have had so much rain that the hose pipe ban has been lifted so every cloud it seems does have a silver lining. For my sunshine though I have turned (all be it belatedly) to the pages of the Sweet Paul Magazine Summer ...

AUGUST SURVIVAL GUIDE

Hot sunny days, with thunder storms in the evenings, August is the real sunshine month, so to celebrate the eventual arrival of summer set up a picnic table in your back yard, decorate with florals and invite your friends over for a girls tea party. Cup and saucers-Wedgwood, SanLeo Rosato Italian Sparkling Wine-Waitrose, Wine and ...