ESPC feature

Facebook followers will know that I am featured in the magazine this week, EPSC the Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre. They very kindly describe me as an ‘Interiors Expert’ which was a wonderful boost I have to say. They ask why I blog and I explained that ‘it serves as a useful portfolio for Douglas, that […]

Seaside home

A unique design, involving tremendous attention to detail Acknowledging and incorporating the Scottish, east coast setting perfectly The hall has the feel of an upmarket cruise liner You would never have to go away if you lived here! A state of the art kitchen A cosy spot to watch TV when you are not mesmerised […]

Liebster final!

Right, now I need to ask 11 questions: Favourite TV programme? City or Country living? What is your star sign and are you typical? Where are you going with your blog? Describe your dream home? What is your dream job? Favourite car? Most useful self help book you have ever read? (Of course you may […]

Liebster continued

Next, you have to answer the 11 questions the folk who nominated you asked: Here are the answers to Jasmin Ma’s questions from The Cosy White Cottage What is your favorite novel? Horrific,I know, but I think it might be ‘We need to Talk About Kevin’…it just stayed with me… Summer or winter? Which time […]

Liebster Blog Award

Thrilled to have been nominated by three fellow bloggers for the Liebster Blog award! Jasmin from The Cosy White Cottage, Heather from My Ocean Bliss and Trinske from Nordic Rose all nominated me, thank you! As a nominee, you are asked to post 11 random facts about yourself, so, here goes: 11 things you might […]

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 […]

Tyrella Nash

Autumn is definitely upon us and to get you in the right mood I thought I would show you a beautiful Perthshire home, such a pretty place at this time of year. The owner, Tyrella does a very successful supper club in her home – everyone raves about them You can just imagine the delicious […]

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 […]

Scaramanga

Beautiful shoot in the latest 25 Beautiful Homes of the family home of Carl and Emma Morenikeji, owners of wonderful salvaged furniture and homeware company, Scaramanga. What I love about their furniture is that it could work well in so many different styles of homes – vintage obviously always looks good in a period property, […]

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 […]

Blogging Your Way Boot Camp

As I explained in my last post, I have signed up for a course in blogging…I was really looking forward to it – thinking it would be a nice, sort of autumnal thing to do, you know, as the nights were drawing in…a little bit of blogging…some tea and biscuits…maybe even some Apple Slice… Dearie […]

Gullane Apple Festival

A quick post – just to show off our wonderful village…long overdue, I suddenly realise with all my talk of London and Hungarian Concrete Designers… Every year we have an Apple Festival – a community project, set up by a Gold Star Lady – Adria and aided, literally, by an army of helpers. Children have […]

And the Hungarians

This is why I came to TENT really, for a taste of contemporary Hungary…there was a delegation from the Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency. Stayed with my cousin Gaby: On our way to the Truman Brewery, in Spitalfields, we walked down Fournier st, home to Gilbert & George. I had always understood that Gilbert Proesch […]