The Sea

Ridiculously exciting weekend…The film adaptation of the John Banville, Booker prize winning novel, ‘The Sea’, directed by my cousin’s husband, Stephen Brown, premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival – on my Birthday! Steve being interviewed just before the screening Coffee and cake, followed by this truly sumptuous, movie screening, filmed in Ireland, starring Ciaran Hinds, […]


To celebrate Doug’s recent Birthday, we hopped on a plane and went to Copenhagen – the epicentre of contemporary design. A bit anoraky, I know, but still, very romantic and fun! We arrived safely at our apartment… What a place! Found through the alternative, global, rental community Airbnb…for accommodation all over the world, without chintz […]

Local Hero

For a long time now, I have been meaning to introduce you to a local cabinetmaker, David Robinson. Edinburgh kitchen His work is so beautiful: traditional and time honoured, using only the best quality materials, but with a contemporary edge. I love these ‘crate style’ drawers… He recently completed a commission to create a reception […]