That Curious Love of Green

Cosiness & TLC

Birthday, Barbecue, Recipes, & Memories…

Birthday, Barbecue, Recipes, & Memories…

I never thought I’d have a summer child, or a blonde child. Tomorrow our baby child, our little joy pocket, our charming Sadhbh (rhymes with five) is five. She’s not sure about it herself and keeps saying, ‘What age am I now?’ in alarmed tones, […]

Reasons to be Cheerful

Right now I’m sitting at my desk in the laundry room, books, notebooks, plants, and my favourite morning coffee mug is by my side, the one I bought on Thomas St in 1995. It’s a grey wet morning, very still. The window’s open to the […]

My Summer Reading List

My Summer Reading List

Hello the house, just dropping by for a moment to share my summer reading shortlist. It’s a blend of people who fascinate and inspire me, plus fantasy, philosophy, memoir/journal, thriller, genius, art, literature. I hope you get half as much joy from it as I have […]

Creating a Design Vision for Your Home

Creating a Design Vision for Your Home

Good morning dear readers, today I’m sharing my design vision for our home… Visual harmony, A mood of serenity, A sense of exoticism… My aim, as always, is a home that inspires and fires the imagination, a sensory feast. The last thing I want is a […]