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the great indoors podcast

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Five Ways to Hide the Television

21st July 2020
Gallery wall with the samsung frame tv in the home of emma jane palin.

I mentioned the other day following the podcast gardening post that I would return to this subject as it’s a perennial problem. We all have televisions and we all seem to want to hide them. But when I first wrote about this, probably when I first started the blog way back in 2012, the most…

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An Interview With TV Architect Laura Jane Clark

28th May 2020
A Victorian living room with black original fireplace. The mint green chinoiserie wallpaper adds a decorative touch. design by architect laura jane clark

Laura Jane Clarke is an architect who specialises in residential properties. In her case that means, and I cannot stress this enough, in real houses for real people. She’s not interested in glass skyscrapers and million pound budgets. For her it’s about – as the tagline on the podcast goes – making your home really…

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Lockdown Lighting Tips and Decorating Ideas

30th April 2020
swachbox by sophie robinson

The remote recording of the podcast continues and this week Sophie and I repaired to our respective duvet tents for this episode of The Great Indoors in which we discuss ideas for lockdown decorating and I interview Sally Storey, the design director of John Cullen Lighting, on “decorating with light” as well as rounding up…

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Happiness At Home: A podcast special episode

16th April 2020
my mantelpiece is a collection of family souvenirs and happy memories

Now this might be quite a timely – if long – post. We planned to focus on happiness at home for this episode of the podcast several weeks ago (well before all this) but it turns out that this might be just the thing for now. So today on The Great Indoors, Sophie and I…

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