Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Cult of Beauty Exhibition: An inspiration and a gentle nudge…

As I happened to be in London the other day, and found myself with some time to spare after my appointments, I hightailed it to the V&A where I knew there was an exhibition celebrating The Cult of Beauty (the … Continue reading

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Painting with plants

  In the week that the colourfest that is Chelsea Flower Show is filling our tv screens, its seems appropriate to wax lyrical about my new love – gardening!  For almost a decade, I’ve made do with (at best) a scruffy … Continue reading

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Devastated by forest fires

Since hearing the news, I’ve been feeling absolutely devastated at the ever-worsening news of forest fires in Crowthorne and am angry beyond words to hear that youths have been arrested in connection with fires being restarted that had been successfully … Continue reading

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Suffolk diary

Have just come back from a wonderful few days in Suffolk, staying in beautiful Orford – and with the weather so unseasonably hot, it could almost have been Tuscany!  We enjoyed some memorable walks along the lanes and around the … Continue reading

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