• Posts Tagged ‘garden’

    In or out?

    by  • June 23, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments



    Everyone needs a little green space to call their own. Just big enough for a couple of garden chairs and a barbie, perhaps. Ideally, south-facing and secluded, somewhere to lose yourself with a G&T and a book…

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    A room with life

    by  • June 21, 2016 • Cool kitchens, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Life. Nina Simone sang about it (Ain’t Got No, I Got Life); Mae West praised it (‘It’s not the men in my life, it’s life in my men…’); George Bernard Shaw philosophised about it (Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself’). And when I saw this picture

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    Making the most of a mini garden

    by  • June 13, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments


    If you’re not blessed with a rolling, green garden, it can be easy to let what outdoor space you do have become an afterthought, or a dumping ground. But with some clever styling ideas, even a small terrace or patio can become a vibrant and welcoming spot to enjoy the summer (now we just need the weather to cooperate!)

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    A place to potter…

    by  • May 13, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments


    Many of us dream of having a peaceful, creative space in our home, where we can quietly indulge our hobbies, whether that be crafting, sewing, or gardening. If you’re lucky enough to have outdoor space for a summer house, or a potting shed, then all the better to escape the four walls of the home. The owner of this cute, vintage-style potting shed has created such a tranquil, pretty space, that you’d need no excuse to only enjoy it during the summer.

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    A refined pallet

    by  • May 6, 2016 • Great outdoors • 0 Comments


    Given the recent unpredictable, sometimes Biblical weather we’ve been having recently, you could be forgiven for not exactly having the state of your outdoor seating area at the top of the priority list. My list, for example, would have featured such items as ‘pack emergency umbrella and scarf’, ‘keep my ancient windows bolted shut to stop the lashing rain getting in’ and ‘abandon all hope of my hair being where I left it last time I looked in the mirror’.

    But how glorious is Sunday looking??

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