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  • Searching for sea glass

    Have you ever gone searching for treasure on a beach?  It is so much fun to seek out sea glass,…

  • Book making heaven

      [View from the studio window] Recipe for a blissful weekend: Take seven ladies, much chocolate, several boxes of supplies…

  • Scottish island life

    [View of Bressay lighthouse through the crooked stone window of an abandoned croft house] Staying in a lighthouse has always…

  • Dreamy skies and tumbling seas

    Do you ever find yourself so busy that going away is the last thing you think you should do, when actually it…

  • *shared stories* (11): Jennifer Carter and Paul Codd

    *** This week we share two very different stories – from artist Jennifer Carter and retailer Paul Codd *** Jennifer Carter…

  • Playing with flowers

    Playing about with jam jars, ribbon, twine and flowers to decide on table decorations for our tipi at the retreat. …

  • Do What You Love interview: Juliette Collet

    After falling for her adorable creations, I am excited to bring you this interview with French designer Juliette Collet, owner…

  • Only 2 places left on Do What You Love retreat (registration closes 27 April)

    I have had a flurry of last minute requests about the upcoming Do What You Love retreat.  Flora Bowley’s class is sold…

  • Window shopping

    [Pyrus] Don’t you just love shop windows?  When I first started taking photos of them I used to get frustrated…

  • *shared stories* (10): Mandy Saile, Helen Agarwal and Karen Wallace

    *** This week we take in three continents as we share the stories of artist Mandy Saile of Bijou’s Whimsy and art…