The sitting-room desk I sit at for ‘office work’ is one designed and built for my parents in the ‘forties. Continue reading
On a chilly morning, and swapping the annoyance of no hot water for a walk under an uncertain sky, I made my way to Kew Gardens to see the famous bluebells. Continue reading
Until this time last year I had never once applied for a job.
Driving eastwards last night the magnificent perigee moon rose ahead of me beaming serenely in the indigo night sky, as though there’d been no torrents, storms and bluster during the day.
My spirits have soared more than once in these last ten days. Continue reading
inside, outside, shake it all about
Equal to the most luxurious velvet nest fashioned to cosset a priceless Fabergé jewel-encrusted golden egg is… Continue reading
‘Step and Path, Exhibition Road’
Two more well-known designs from the Collier Campbell Archive – ‘Bauhaus’ and ‘Cote d’Azure’ – appear in yet another little V&A book – this time about Modern Design.
More about the museum’s current exhibition another day. It’s the street outside that holds greater interest for me today – a tribute to the subtle power of pattern……