February 2017

Naga by Gan

It's fresh, modern and textured..the Naga rug by Spanish brand Gan is perfect for rooms with a blue/grey/green colour scheme

Fiskars New Generation of axes

If you have a wood-burning stove, you may find yourself having to become the Ray Mears of the house and chop logs on a regular basis. So make sure you've got a good sharp axe to hand

Lisa Pappon apples start at £95

These gorgeous ceramic apples come in many colours and size. Large ones make fabulous pieces of sculpture..which you can perch your bottom on...for the garden

Red roses are a winner

Valentine's Day has become another of those days where marketing folks try to convince us our loved one will be thrilled with a bin or a hacksaw. Well, having quizzed people out on the streets it would seem the old favourites reign supreme: flowers, champagne and a dinner that isn't pasta and pesto