Afternoon tea (cake platter from WonkiWare just seen in the bottom LHS corner)

Summer Entertaining

Well, it’s finally here – summer at last!

As I write, the most glorious sunshine is spilling in through the window and the dogs are happily stretched out and enjoying … read more

Sale picks

There aren’t too many reasons to be chirpy in January but for the shoppers of us out there the January sales can be a great excuse for a bit of … read more

Belgian Linen

Happy new year! I trust that you had a great Christmas & New Year holiday? We had such a lovely holiday – it was such a treat to see so … read more

Delightful dining

It is that time of year when the diary’s full of social engagements – drinks & dinners with friends, cocktail parties, shopping events, office christmas parties and so forth. I … read more

Not so mellow yellow

I was in London a couple of weekends ago visiting friends and attending a beautiful birthday party in one of the private dining rooms of Ham Yard Hotel (a feast … read more