Tag Archives: decorating

Shade cradle blues

Here’s an object that was created because lamp shade manufacturers are stupid. Or, perhaps it’s the other way around. Perhaps we’re the stupid ones for buying non-standard lamp shades. I can understand having an old lamp that may have non-standard … Continue reading

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Emma does Thursley

Today we went up to Farnham and bought the new pictures for the extension. Back at home, we spent quite a while getting them straight and even but, eventually, they were up. We are very pleased with the result. You … Continue reading

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Cardboard cut outs

A while ago, Mirinda spotted a painting in a home store in Farnham. She thought it would look perfect in the extension. She asked me to have a look and tell her what I thought. I agreed. However, I did … Continue reading

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And so, to Spain

Madrid is back on. We leave on Friday and I’m back on Monday while Mirinda will be back after speaking at her conference. The organisers insisted that she be there. So, I quickly saw to flights being booked, hotel organised … Continue reading

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Lamps

Ah, Hankley. It’s been so long. You are the ideal cure for being overseas too long. And the poodles agree. It was a glorious day today and just perfect for going to Hankley for a walk. Very few people, lots … Continue reading

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Laura Ashley

We have the very odd situation in Farnham in that we have two Laura Ashley branches. One is in the Lion and Lamb Yard while the other is quite close to our place, near the Albion. This is rather handy … Continue reading

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Only the walls are blue

Today was all about putting the bedroom back together again. And it took me most of the day. First thing, I had to put up the new, white curtain pole. I felt a momentary regret at drilling holes into David’s … Continue reading

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Kate Rusby…again

Almost a year ago, Dawn and I went into Guildford to see Kate Rusby perform at the G Live. She was so good that when Dawn spotted she was touring again, she quickly snapped up a couple of tickets for … Continue reading

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Bank on it

I had no idea there was a Bank of England Museum. There definitely is, though, because I went there today. One of those lovely museums dotted anonymously throughout London. And just a little tidbit for Bob…the Bank of England that … Continue reading

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Shunts of Meatballs

We were off to Ada Day Live tonight but Mirinda had a work thing and I had to be here with the decorator so I’ve had to bin the tickets. It’s a shame because we had such a great time … Continue reading

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