Monthly Archives: November 2010

Remodelista Market

I have spent the past few weeks in a flurry of productivity for the Remodelista Market, to be held in the SummerHouse Warehouse in Mill Valley this Sunday. I saw the space for the first time on Sunday, and I … Continue reading

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All About the Cabin

Lovely Alison at Houzz did an article on my cabin! I am very chuffed and feel slightly peeled and exposed – I do rabbit on, and she wrote it all down… Cissy said “It does sound like you mum’. Yes, … Continue reading

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My dear friend Elly has been camping in the desert in Egypt, seeing some of the sights of course as well, but swinging through the countryside and coming upon them rather than driving up in a bus.So much more meaningful. … Continue reading

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Creative Play

Yesterday a visit to Terri, the incomparable Dolfina, and her beautifully curated treasure trove to do a little photo shoot. I am a woeful Tablescaper, so I appealed to the expert, and she brought in more experts and made a … Continue reading

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Anthology Party

Last night Carolyn and I put on glad rags and went to the Anthology party at West Elm in Bay Street. I didn’t recognise a soul there beyond the talented principals, but enjoyed a cocktail and lusted mildly after some … Continue reading

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Be Linen

Totally engrossing – thanks you so much Jena for sending this!

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Chick Pics

There are some new chicks in town… in rainforest actually. Pics from my brother and sister-in-law. Alas, Chicken Satay is no more, but Chicken Liver Paté and Charcoal Chicken have moved in with Coq au Vin, Meringue and Roast. My … Continue reading

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Some Days Simply Sparkle

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Visual Soothing

I was woken at 12.30 by a random blocked phone call which hung up just as I got to it, so I have been soothing my irritation by signing petitions for, and then by going through photos on my … Continue reading

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I could/should pickle my dressing tableI could/should make new curtainsI could/should make new duvet cover etcI could/should finish painting the woodworkI could/should buy the RIGHT colour paintI could/should paint Stefan’s roomI could/should really look at everythingI could/should refinish the floorI … Continue reading

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