October 2009 archive

Weekly Roundup with a touch of magic

Have a magical weekend everyone! I hope I provided you with some great inspiration this week and if you are doing something for Halloween have a wonderful time, and do let me know if you tried out any of my ideas. If you are not doing anything Halloween related, I am sure you will still […] Read more…

3 things…

[1] Beetrool Relish £3.50, Jamie Oliver. [2] Diod tumbler £1.99 Ikea. [3] Halloween table confetti £1.50 M&S. Read more…

Chateau

Wow. Although this manor stands with us in the 21st century, how could you feel anything other than transported to another time just by gazing at it. I would imagine if I were there, standing on its threshold, staring up at its dark unblinking windows, my modern clothes would feel strangely foreign on my body. […] Read more…

Domestic Bliss

I love these tongue in cheek tea-towel references to domestic bliss from the Keep Calm Gallery! Brilliant work! Read more…

Keramik

Quirky Victorian offerings of gentleman callers, ladies in parlours, croaking toads and sinister perambulators from original ceramics giant Kheun Keramik. Read more…

In the Dead of Night at the V&A

As many of you may know, on the last Friday of every month, the Victoria and Albert Museum stays open past closing hours till 10pm, and holds an event known as ‘Friday Late at the V&A’. These are topical themed evenings with wonderful performances, Dj’s and a bar where you are invited to run amock […] Read more…

Thinking of you

You never know when you might need a card in a hurry, a housewarming, a forgotten birthday, a quick thankyou or just for a kind gesture. We all know nans always keep a card or two handy in case of an emergency… I have certainly been on the receiving end of a few of these […] Read more…

The weeks end

Image from We Heart It Good morning Friday. I hope you’ve all had a wonderful week, whatever you’ve been doing. Last night I added the finishing touches to my Pumpkin Parcels which I filled with toffee popcorn instead of sweets and drew a few cheeky faces on them! I also decorated my fireplace with a […] Read more…

The Parlour

Situated in a listed London building, formerly the HQ of the Royal Institute of British Architects and Christian Dior, The Parlour tea room sits artfully on the ground floor. Edgy Victorian glamour meets Shoreditch chic here in the West End. Isn’t it wonderful living in an era where there is still art in eating? What […] Read more…

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