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A Moment in the Day: Day 6. 2024.

A Moment In The Day Series. 10th July 2024. The 6th day of my new series: Our ducks in the Quince Orchard. Midwinter and I’m craving the everyday beauty that isn’t in your face like Springtime blossom, the abundance in the garden during Summer, or the golden light in Autumn. Like I mentioned in my […]

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A Moment in the Day: Day 5. 2024

A Moment In The Day Series. 7th July 2024. The 5th day of my new series: With Liliana on Uni break we spent some lovely crafting time together. Late afternoon when the cold is settling in, cups of tea in front of the woodfire. Very cosy. This is the shawl Lil finished for me that […]

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A Moment in the Day: Day 4. 2024

A Moment In The Day Series. 7th July 2024. The 4th day of my new series: Ornamental Apricot blossom. We planted this darling tree when it was tiny, now it is about 6 x 6 metres. The tree that keeps on giving with lots of lovely shade in the warmer months and in the colder […]

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Bespoke Carpentry: Tips for Ordering.

Tips for Ordering hardware, fittings, fixtures, furniture and appliances. I know it can feel very overwhelming with so many choices and who to order from, you aren’t alone, a lot of clients put off shopping for things that the project schedule relies on. Whatever you decide, try to order everything asap and ask for a […]

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A Moment in the Day: Day 3. 2024

A Moment In The Day Series. 7th July 2024. The 3rd day of my new series: Liliana and I sat in front of the woodfire this afternoon, the fog settling in early and listened to this wonderful podcast episode. Growing Pansies for Cut Flower Production with Brenna Estrada @threebrothersblooms on @theflowerpodcast with Scott Shepherd. Brenna […]

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A Moment In The Day: Day 2. 2024 Series.

A Moment In The Day Series. 6th July 2024. The 2nd day of my new series: Bringing the washing in (cushion covers made by me) along with the rest of the washing after a day of drying in the Winter sunshine. Midwinter and I’m craving the everyday beauty that isn’t in your face like Springtime […]

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A Moment In The Day: Day 1. 2024 Series.

A Moment In The Day Series. 5th July 2024. The 1st day of my new series: Midwinter and I’m craving the everyday beauty that isn’t in your face like Springtime blossom, the abundance in the garden during Summer, or the golden light in Autumn. Like I mentioned in my Fairy Wren Cottage Postcard for June […]

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Book Review: The Paper Garden.

Hello, A beautiful book recommendation for you, this one has stayed with me years after reading it.  The Paper Garden, Mrs Delany (Begins Her Life’s Work) at 72.  By Molly Peacock.  Published by @bloomsburypublishing Amongst the pages there are stunning examples of Mrs Delany’s work, I still find myself studying flowers and wondering how Mary […]

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It won’t be long until I am back to regular posting.

Hello, Thanks for hanging in there with me. It won’t be long until I am back to regular posting. At the moment I am helping my husband Michael create a series of blog posts for his bespoke carpentry business called All Home Renovations and Maintenance. It does take a bit to get it all established, […]

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