Monthly Archives: May 2010

Long Weekend

Leo has been here from Sweden (http://cabinonthewater.blogspot.com/2010/03/ice-rafting.html ), and in one brief stay he has stopped my w.c.s running, fixed the leak in my hose and mended the sliding door. Is there a more transformative house guest? They will visit … Continue reading

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Does She?

http://doesmommyloveit.com/2010/05/25/coastal-cushions/ have a lovely article on my oeuvre – I am so glad Cece gets it that my linens are tough! I think I need some pictures of adorable babies chewing it – I’m working on some wolfhounds, but I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!

My lovely mum: Happy Birthday to the most glamorous granny on the planet – I don’t understand how your blood flows through my veins, yet I’ll never pull it off like you! Have a wonderful day in Brisbane – wish … Continue reading

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The Daily Basics

I have just had a a rather blush-making review in The Daily Basics, http://thedailybasics.com/housekeeping/2010-05-25/12040/rough-linens-theyre-not-your-grandmas-linens-or-are-they especially thrilling because that is exactly what I am always trying to do, get back to the essence of things. You call bedding ‘linen’ because linen … Continue reading

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What Friends are For

Carolyn swooped down on us yesterday afternoon and bore us away to the Maker Fair, a long, bumpy ride to San Matteo… I really like that it wasn’t polished and commercial – sleek Stanford science grads with steam punkers, old … Continue reading

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Cross Stitch

For light relief~

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Disillusion

I was taking photographs this morning and included this untimely amaryllis. Stefan thinks it has to much chroma but no, this is the colour… I am totally disgusted at the standard of design I saw today while filming somewhere-which-had-better-be-nameless. There … Continue reading

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A Quiet Day

Yesterday we were shooting lung cancer survivors – a jolly lot, with wine, and cake, and even a darling puppy! I spent my time running around with a shotgun mike trying to keep up with Q & A, so today … Continue reading

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Rebellion

I am a little bent out of shape, kicking myself for taking on too much pleasure, thus souring it. Talking about design, and blogs! So, I am pruning. Going more spare, uncluttered, simple. Back to basics. Would my taste alter … Continue reading

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May Rain

Monday, rain. I lit the fire, made coffee, chose music and sat down to work in the pleasing simplicity of being exactly where I want to be.

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