At this time of year, the glow of candlelight is a lovely thing. I have a set of delicate porcelain tea light holders lined up on our mantelpiece and I love the ritual of lighting them on a dark winter’s night. Each light is pierced with a tiny pinprick design, the patterns of light that scatter across the room have the quality of fairy lights and fireflies. The random mixture of her designs also appeals. The tea light holders are individually hand made by ceramicist and fellow studio holder Anna Perring of Luna Lighting. Each one bears the maker’s mark,…
Our stockist Lizzie Evans from SMUG, Islington, takes us on a tour of her favourite things to do over the long August Bank Holiday weekend. For her, long weekends are all about treats!
Last weekend the Pea Pod deckchair travelled to Hereford, to feature in it’s very own English Country Garden photo shoot, take a look behind the scenes.
For the last 14 years, Sondervig, Denmark, has hosted an International Sand Sculpture Festival, featuring renowned sand-sculpting artists from around the world. Last year an awe inspiring Jurassic terrain was forged out of the sand and into the imagination of visitors.
Not heard of Velling Kirkeby? Neither had I until a very dear friend moved there a few years ago and now it’s one of my favourite places to visit. This is of course, in part, because Libby lives there, but also because it’s a beautiful, quiet place. Velling Kirkeby is a small town in West Denmark on the peninsula of Jutland, nestled next to the Ringkobing Fjord.
Our Montmartre based graphic designer imparts some insider Parisian gems including alfresco dining, hidden parks and how to see Paris in all its glory if time is an issue.