We’re up all night to get blogging: Here’s to an amazing Autumn

Well space fans, after an idyllic honeymoon with my hubby, it’s now back to real life.  Though not quite sipping virgin cocktails by the pool, it certainly had it’s merits.  After being struck by the muse at about 11pm yesterday, I started sorting things out, going through my inbox, and actually getting very genuinely excited about the coming three months. In bed at just after 3am with hubby snoring away next to me, I have been cooking up a cavalcade of fun, food, fashion, family for the new season.  I won’t give to much away, but I can promise you: […]

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Houseplant hotel with Charlie Dimmock: The Joy of Plants – Summertime and Holiday Tips

Before I go on holiday I make sure that we have everything we will need for our stay, that the fridge has no perishables left in it and that the house and cats are taken care of.  My mother-in-law asks that her plants are watered, though the person tasked with this often forgets as soon as the door closes behind her.  For both of us this has made for many dead houseplants, bought or gifted once and nurtured with the best of intentions, only to end up on the compost heap.  And we are not alone.  According to a study […]

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