#Blognic the movie?!

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Ahhh, what a day! The sun shone, the bloggers came, the garden was beautiful and the food was plentiful. I had such a lovely time chatting to friends old and new… thanks to everyone who came and especially my co-organisers Ellie and Lynne. Here’s a few of the beautiful photos taken on the day… {above… 

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NEW: photographic deliciousness from Good Company magazine

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This such an interesting time to be working in magazines, as print and digital publications rise, fall and battle for supremacy. I think it’s too early to say how it’s going to end, but there’s no doubt that there have been some online launches recently that are every bit as inspirational as print mags. Good… 

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My new favourite blog: Coffeeklatch

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I stumbled across this blog beauty quite by accident and it’s immediately become a firm favourite. Think Freunde von Freunden meets the Brooklyn Makers Project, then transport to Belgium, and you’re just about appreciating the creative loveliness that is Coffeeklatch. {Bart Kiggen / Coffeeklatch} I wouldn’t have necessarily had Belgium down as a creative hub… 

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Possibly the best mug ever

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I love Toot as in Foot. Not only does it have one of the best blog names ever, author Jo always makes me laugh with her quirky tales and apparently fathomless vintage knowledge. If you’ve never seen a human jumble sale or you don’t yet know the weird and wonderful tale of Resusci Annie, you… 

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French beauty: le dans la

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The most beautiful photographs. The most beautiful home. The most beautiful blog. le dans la Sometimes you don’t need to know anything else – simply browse, follow and add it to your blogroll. {all le dans la} Le dans la is written in French but don’t let that put you off – this is a… 

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Food Week: Cannelle et Vanille

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Cannelle et Vanille is the food blog that introduced me to food blogs. I’ve been reading it for years, long before I started Decorator’s Notebook. However, I have to confess to hesitating before including it on the Food Week menu and I’m not really proud of the reason. I was worried it would seem a… 

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Food Week: Fig & Fauna

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A little-known fact for you… My very first career ambition was to be a farmer’s wife. My four year old self based this decision on one thing and one thing only: that this would give me the chance to hand-milk a cow. At 28, I’ve still never had the chance to milk a cow but… 

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Food Week: Simply Breakfast

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So, breakfast. The most important meal of the day or an unwelcome intrusion on your beauty sleep? I have a mixed relationship with breakfast… during the week I’m the latter, at weekends the former. But whatever mood I’m in, I love an overhead photograph of it. Fortunate, considering that’s pretty much all you’ll find at… 

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