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The Househunter: A One Bed flat in West London

26th March 2021
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Some of you will recognise this room as belonging to the hugely successful designer Sophie Ashby (who I interviewed on these very pages a while back). This one bedroom flat, which is located in the former BBC Television centre, is now on the market and I thought you might like to have a look. It’s…

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New: Cox & Cox launch their own paint range

24th March 2021
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Many of you will be familiar with Cox & Cox, a homewares brand that has featured on these pages many times since the blog launched nearly 10 years ago. Today, for my Wednesday Ad Break, I have teamed up with them to tell you about their paint collection which has expanded this week to include…

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From My Radar to Yours: What’s new in Interiors

23rd March 2021
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broste copenhagen pam table in recycled paper via Amara

So what’s new? Well, it turns out, quite a lot. With news on the sustainable front too. But before we get into that, thank you so much for your kind and supportive comments yesterday. A couple of early nights and things always seem much better. Although I fear the lockdown madness may have got to…

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Meanwhile one year later…

22nd March 2021
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designer eva sonaike is taking part in the design for diversity webinar

Well here we are then. One year on. I remember the last time I went on the tube – to interview Orla Kiely for the podcast. I remember shutting the front door and opening it weeks later to find all the plants in the tubs in the front garden had died. And I remember the…

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The Househunter: A 16th Century Farmhouse

19th March 2021
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Now, first of all, before we get into this house a word about the house with the controversial staircase. The architect emailed me the other day to say he was loving the post and all the chat – he admitted the stairs were very Marmite – and suggested we have a chat about well, the…

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Sabbara: Buy A Cushion Empower A Woman

16th March 2021
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hand embroidered cushion by syrian women for sabbara charity

This, as befits a blog about interiors, is a post about a cushion. But it is also a post about what happened in Syria 10 years ago. And about what is happening now. Because this is not just any cushion. It is a cushion made by a woman, one of a group of women, living…

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