Monthly Archives: April 2010

A Shortage of Barns

In my constant quest for the reception (not promotion) of my beloved linen, I suddenly had two thoughts: ‘Barn Style’! and ‘Men’! What I make is simple, basic you could say – utilitarian, but luxurious in that it is the … Continue reading

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Insular

After such a wonderful weekend I have barely left the house, so keen was I to complete all my orders, to the daft point that when more came in I got fussed. Believe me, I love getting orders: I promise … Continue reading

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Unexpected Fun

Saturday came my rescue on a white charger after a busy week. First, Carolyn whisked me off to find garage sales in Gerstle Park, and after the anticipation of a slow hunt, cruising down leafy street looking for signs, and … Continue reading

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Little Bed

Friday afternoon. We both have streaming colds, just back from the Post Office and I have finally (almost) cleared my backlog of orders, a leeetle bit too much pressure there, and I have settled down with the first glass of … Continue reading

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How I Met my Cabin

I have just spent far too much time readinghttp://oursuburbancottage.blogspot.com/2010/04/how-i-met-my-house-party.htmlso all I can do is join in – what an inspired idea AnNicole! I had moved very reluctantly from England to California (am I losing you already?) and hated renting. Demolition … Continue reading

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An Artisan’s Driftwood Home

Maya at completelycoastal is a true coastal lover who finds a never ending stream of beach treasures cast up at her door and on the internet – and this time the flotsam is my stuff!http://www.completely-coastal.com/2010/04/artisans-driftwood-home.htmlIt is so rewarding to find … Continue reading

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Peak Experience

I was sitting in front of the window sewing antler buttons onto Nancy’s duvet when suddenly everything looked beautiful and felt *perfect*, from the double helix of my stout linen thread before I knotted the ends to the bright blue … Continue reading

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Tricot Naturelle

What a find! The most mouth-watering colours and textures: http://tricotnaturelle.blogspot.com/ Ginny design one of a kind pillows with natural yarns and has a workshop which makes them up with custom knits and vintage fabrics in Laguna Beach. Loveit.

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Portals

Paddy spotted it first, then I had to buy it – a card bearing a drawing of Norma’s gate! Duly presented before we walked up to Parramatta Road for dinner. It seems just like yesterday, probably because it was…

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A Nautical Churchyard

My sister always takes me to the most amazing places, and this visit was no exception. St Stephen’s in Newtown, final resting place of a great many sea-going men.A giant Morton Bay Fig… This one feels so modern!A friendly place, … Continue reading

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