April 2018

Linen cushions by Rapture & Wright

That bellweather of British taste, John Lewis, says 'flamingo' continues to be one of the most popular search words on its website and sales of all things flamingo remain high. Well, they are very beautiful so we've tracking down some quality, tasteful and eco friendly flamingo-themed homewares to lift the spirits over the winter months

Any outside space can be improved with colourful pretty plants in pots....so take a leaf out of our Mediterranean friends' book

the new Timber Festival runs 6-9 July

Festival goers rejoice because a new festival launches this year in the National Forest. Join artists, musicians, scientists and thinkers at Timber for a weekend that celebrates life and nature..especially forests.

Turquoise seas around the island of Harris

The story of that most renowned of fabrics, Harris Tweed, has been captured in a collection of beautiful photographs of its Hebridean home by Ian Lawson, who has produced a book charting his journey through these islands

Catherine Southon

If you've yet to discover the joys of auctions, make 2018 the year you do