My husband and I, with our two boys met up with friends near the Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth a few weeks ago, to watch those magnificent men and women in their flying machines. 2017 Southampton summer was a little disappointing. A complete contrast to the long dry summer of 2016. So wet, my tomatoes rotted on … More Those Magnificent Men
Our local Oxfam store, is the store that keeps on giving. On my walk to town a month or two ago, I discovered an ordinary, yet interesting oil painting by one Alfred W. Jessop 1965. The top three things I look for when we buy a house are 1. A foyer, 2. French doors and … More Dressing the “foyer”
A few weekend’s ago my youngest daughter and I went on a Girls road trip to Brighton. She had visited once before – last summer with some friends. But this was my first visit. I had seen the Brighton Pier printed on postcards over the years; so, it seemed only right, once we were off … More Brighton, to take in the air.