Favourite Finds – Alternative Christmas Decorations

An extra, cheeky midweek Favourite Finds post for you – all about Christmas Decorations.. I don’t know about you but I love the process of putting up the tree, listening to cheesy Christmas music and getting into the swing of the season.  In order to get the tree up most of us have to move […]

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Travels with a Wheelchair – Canada

The husband and I are big fans of travelling and on the bucket list was a trip across by Canada by train.  So after checking with the company as to access, we booked a trip on the famous Rocky Mountaineer and then planned the rest of the trip around the train. We flew to Vancouver […]

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Favourite Finds – Stocking Fillers

I haven’t even started, have you?  The dreaded Christmas shopping.  Or maybe it’s not dreaded, maybe you love that frenetic run around the shops in a santa hat! I’m still way behind this year for one reason or another which is unusual for me, I’m usually much further ahead than where I am now.  So […]

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A Great Idea for Testing and Choosing Paint Colours

If you’re like me, you run to the DIY store, buy an armful of tester pots and then proceed to checkerboard your walls in a variety of 10cm x 10cm boxes, using a small dribble of the tester pot. Then you have to struggle to paint over the walls with all the different underlying colours! […]

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Living Room makeover – the beginning

When we first moved into our 50s suburban bungalow the previous owners had only been in there 18months, in which time they’d removed all traces of the old folk who lived there before them, and they painted all the rooms white, (except one grey wall in the living room) – so a real blank canvas. […]

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Favourite Finds – Candlesticks, Punch Bowls and more…

Last week’s post if you remember included a lovely little cactus ornament – well I caved in and ordered it, and it’s now sitting in my living room looking very cute indeed!  I can also report the lovely cow print chair is back in stock – I’m mulling that over but it’s a definite maybe! […]

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Favourite Finds – blankets, bowls and more

Welcome to the first in a new series I’ll be writing for the blog sharing my favourite finds and lovely new stuff I’ve found on my real and internet travels this week… There’s no real connection between these things, other than I think they’re fabulous and would look great in any home! So without further […]

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