When we first moved into this house two years ago (already!!) we gave one swatch to the decorators – one –  Dulux Chiffon White no 4 and told them to paint everything.  Walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows… everything.   We wanted a plain canvas on which to hang our pictures and set our furniture against and …

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I’m not a gardener. I enjoy being in a garden, I love sitting and reading in the garden, I love waltzing around cutting flowers and then going back inside and put them into vases… but that is the extend of my skills.  The fact that I don’t know much (anything) about gardening might be where the …

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Time stands still best in moments that look suspiciously like ordinary life… Have a lovely long weekend.  We’re taking it easy… I’m flying to Italy to retrieve No 3 from the spoiling arms of his grandparents, Mr M is flying solo with the other two (… interesting times ahead…).