Category Homemaking

Clio Graham

I am going to show off some of the ceramics that I have in my home. These particular pieces by Clio Graham fill my American friend, the Second Martha Stewart, with envy. If I was a nicer person I’d gift…

Fifties Frogs

Aside from the dangly dolly that I’ve written about before. I haven’t retained a lot of stuff from childhood.  My liking for tat at that stage of my life may have something to do with it.  With a change in…

Amigurumi

When I look around my home I am blessed to see lots of gifts from other people. There’s a range of them: jams in the fridge, large pieces of furniture, plants, useful kitchen utensils, books and decorative objects. These lovely…

No Sofa

At the moment we have no sofa. The one that I bought a decade ago has gone to the local Hospice Shop. A couple of nice men came to collect it yesterday. I did attempt to sell it on Facebook…

Tolpuddle Martyrs

Once when I was a tax accountant, a colleague who was around about the same age, told me that I would vote Conservative ‘when I grew up’. Ha! Perhaps that’s why I remain young at heart. It hasn’t happened yet.…