Hot buttered Toast

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I love autumn – the chill in the air, the clear sunshine and the anticipation of my annual pilgrimage to the Lake District. This week has been hectic, exciting, energising and exhausting in equal measure and has left me yearning for time cocooning at home. If only my weekend could look a little something like… 

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Hastings: 28 years later

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I was born in Hastings but my family moved to the Westcountry when I was a toddler so I don’t remember much except the inside of our house and mixing paint at playgroup. 28 years later and living in London, I decided it was time I took a trip down memory lane. I’ve heard so… 

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Join The Room Debate!

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Yep, it’s Room Debate time again! I’ve picked a quirky living room today so I hope you enjoy sharing your thoughts on what works and what doesn’t. As always, it’s easy to take part. Just have a good look at the room photo below and leave a comment with your answers to these two questions:… 

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Mind the Map

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I’ve long been fascinated by maps. Perhaps it’s the fact I have an atrocious sense of direction that means I pay more attention to them than most! Mind the Map at the London Transport Museum is a must for anyone with an interest in cartography or vintage advertising. The exhibition explores the relationship between the… 

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Earth laughs in flowers

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I came across the dreamiest blog last week. To me it seems to perfectly capture the beautiful sadness that accompanies these last fading days of summer. Emerson Merrick is written by New York florist Amy Merrick. However her most inspiring posts come not from the Big Apple but from Elmwood, her tumbledown country escape in… 

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