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October 5, 2019

Autumn is in full swing, and those of us reluctant to accept the departing summer during September can no longer ignore the increasingly crisp mornings and the golden tones of nature all around: leaves fall from the trees, backlit by the dappled sunlight of late aftern...

August 5, 2019

In my never-ending quest to bring the outdoors inside, I can often be found, secateurs in hand, gathering greenery to decorate our home. One of my favourite crops to harvest is our forest of bamboo – planted by our property’s previous owners, we are lucky to have an ab...

July 9, 2019

I have lost count of how often I feel grateful to live in this quintessentially beautiful part of England, especially at this time of year. To be surrounded by the lush scenery of green fields dotted with sheep, to bumble down country lanes accompanied by birdsong, or...

June 7, 2019

Planning and executing a refurbishment in your home can be hard work. Once the painting and DIY is done and the furniture is in place it is tempting to breathe a sigh of relief, wash out your paint brush and call it a day. However, this often means that those essential...

May 6, 2019

I write this article accompanied by the clamour of building work blasting from every direction. Spring is here and so are the home improvements - scaffolding has appeared over the road and a skip outside my neighbour’s house accompanies a team of builders as the renova...

April 6, 2019

"So, how does this interior design assistance work?”. I do love a straightforward question! I get asked this a lot in many different ways but the above is probably the most direct enquiry I’ve had so far. So, this month I discuss how I approach my work and what I love...

March 4, 2019

We have weathered the storms that sometimes brew both outside as well as inside our souls during the winter months. March arrives, bringing with it positivity and expectation as nature explodes into growth.

In the world of interior design, new collections of paint, fabr...

January 13, 2019

Happy New Year to you all! As I write my article today I wonder what plans you all have for this fresh new chapter ahead, and what surprises life will throw in our paths to influence our journeys over the next four seasons. January for me is a time for reflection. I am...

November 28, 2018

I hope you have enjoyed reading my articles for the Bridport Times this year as much as I have enjoyed writing them. Over the months I have described what I think are some of the fundamental aspects to making interiors work for you, to improve your living space using p...

November 13, 2018

Over the autumn months I have been exploring design shows, many associated with London Design Festival, the place to go for anyone seeking inspiration and keeping tabs on the latest creations and trends, both from established and emerging designers. I am always excited...

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