There’s always Paris

Having written about ‘Love’ in the last 2 posts, Paris came to mind – or rather, my romantic notion of it – based on childhood TV series such as The Persuaders or Jason King . While it is doubtful any scenes were actually shot in Paris the illusion of worldwide (luxury) travel was wonderful. Here’s […]

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Fun at the fair

A different ‘fair’ this time. My latest find from the local charity-job, a jig-saw puzzle from ‘The Good Companion”, ‘British-Made’, no less. The image itself seems more American to me but I’m not old enough to judge. I love the colours and composition and look forward to completing this! There are others in the series […]

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Party time!

At last, the days and evenings are becoming warmer – and Summer time means Party time, don’t you think? So, are you ready? Have you set a date? Ok, let’s go: First, send out these fantastic invitation cards, who could resist saying ‘YES!”? And to show off your fun yet sophisticated character you’ll have napkins […]

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It sounds prettily enough

I (almost, because I do love a lie-in) welcome being woken up at dawn by the chorus of blackbirds, robins and other birds in our garden – this morning music tells me that surely, Spring is finally here to stay. And don’t we all look forward to that after the winter? BUT I also treasure […]

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