Mel Chambers

I recently dropped by the extremely welcoming and calming home of Mel Chambers, a friend in North Berwick who has set up a business called ‘Calm Your Clutter‘.Mel is a mother of five children, some have left home to study by now, but even so her home has always had to house seven people and […]

Happy New Year

It has been a great festive season – a little bit chopped up by a shoot the day after Boxing Day and another, again in Perthshire, tomorrow… We never quite switched off – somehow the jollities mixed with work and a New Years Eve party that we hosted kept us feeling quite ‘on it’ if […]

Living with Beauty

I realise I am getting a bit of a bee in my bonnet here, but home and interior design are real passions of mine and I am convinced that Marie Kondo’s book, ‘The Magic of Tidying’, my Ikea challenge to ‘Live with Less’ and this blog, which is basically my mission to help people live […]

Marie Kondo

The new word for tidiness is KonMari after the Japanese author, Marie Kondo, the title of this post. This woman has changed my life – RESPECT – after a lifetime of being messy, thinking I was ‘too busy to be tidy’, I have realised the fun I am missing out on – being messy, because […]