Barely a blogger
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Barely a blogger

  Friends, bloggers, countrymen (and women). I’ve been blogging for a long time. No, seriously, a long time. I first started posting here in 2005. I’ve lived through at least 7 ‘is this the end of blogging?’ eras. I’ve seen…

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2017: The Review
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2017: The Review

This review is becoming something of a yearly tradition….you can find the reviews for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 , 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by clicking through. It’s always nice to take stock at the end of a year and see what’s happened over the last 12 months. 1. What did…

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23 Things I Would Like to Do This Autumn
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23 Things I Would Like to Do This …

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…as soon as the calendar moves over to September I’m ready for all things autumn. One thing I like to do in each season is make a list of things I’ll try to do –…

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Summer’s End…
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Summer’s End…

…And what a summer it has been. It feels like a heartbeat away that we were toasting the end of the summer term with fizz and fun at school, and now September is knocking on the door and beckoning in my…

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Plates
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Plates

I had to illustrate a post called Plates with a picture of some of my own pretty plates, right? These beauties are from West Elm, John Lewis, Monsoon, Laura Ashley, Marks & Spencer and one from my parents’ wedding crockery.…

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