Wendy Inkster

Christmas is NOT coming – it is only November, but of course we are having to start thinking about our plans. I sincerely hope things fall into place for everyone, but there might be someone far away who you are thinking of, very fondly, who you cannot be together with? Do they have any connection […]

Northern Light

Douglas and Carol Forrest run Acanthus Architects a successful practice in the far north of Scotland near Aberdeen. Successful, due their adventurous, yet also, extremely rigorous approach to their work, Douglas has photographed a few of their projects for various magazines. Here are some images of their very sensitive conversion of a derelict farmbuilding into […]

Fiona Denholm

Aware that I have done a few posts recently about my travels, village life and everyday life in general, I feel it is definitely time to return to what is really the essence of this blog, interiors, and for this post I would like to show everyone the house that I, honestly, enjoyed shooting with […]

Black is Black

My earlier post about the still life drawing at Tantallon Studios reminded me of this apartment in Edinburgh…every corner is a still life… A conversion of an old primary school, the owners, Mr & Mrs Black, have added a garden level extension with stone ‘vertebrae’ steps leading down: Their home is now beautifully connected to […]

Eleanor Carlingford

Check out the latest issue of Grand Designs magazine, September issue, check front cover…beautiful feature shot by Doug and styled by the brilliant Mairi Watson… The house was originally a tiny cottage on the edge of a sea loch at Kilcreggan. Overhauled and extended by Glasgow based, award winning architects Cameron Webster it is now […]

Seasons Greetings

‘It’s Christmas!’ I mean ‘it’s July’, but it is now that editors start panicking about their all important December issues….which means that we are on first name terms with our local Christmas tree farmer – Willie Robertson at Beanston. There is nowhere better in East Lothian to buy your tree and every year we buy […]