I am a freelance interiors journalist, working for a range of UK magazines. Click here to view my portfolio of published work
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You can SEE A PREVIEW of one of the homes featured in the book on The Guardian website, there was a lovely feature about the book in The New York Times, and it's had lots of press coverage elsewhere, too.
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The interview does not begin well. My iPhone battery is low, so I use my landline, usually strictly reserved for friends and family. When I call her, she doesn’t pick up, but calls me straight back, just as I am … …keep reading
As Petronella lifted the woven Ikat bolster in tangerine and anthracite, searching in vain for the sofa, the dog – and her son – she began to wonder if perhaps her Cushion Problem had returned…
Channel what? Speidi who? Obviously, I have NEVER seen it (cough) but apparently, there’s nothing Z-list about the blankets in the Celebrity Big Brother house this season. Joining the product placement revolution is the Welsh woollen mill we all know … …keep reading
The older I get, the less stuff I want. Over the past few years, my taste has become simpler and more specific. As my work life continues to speed up and I spend more hours than ever before in front … …keep reading
As every bargain hunter knows, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to get the best deals. And, sometimes, you have to get on a train to the arse end of Ballards Lane in NW12-or-something in freezing fog. In … …keep reading
SO, Pippa Middleton’s £400,000 advance is in the bank and her first book Celebrate now graces bookshops around the globe. (Band wagon. Jumping on, blah blah.) Here are my personal highlights: The picnic people wearing pink chinos on pages 370-371. Particularly the … …keep reading
…hundreds of ‘em. Why do I keep them? Why are they cluttering up my office gathering dust? (More to the point, why don’t I get rid of that dreadful shabbier-than-chic cupboard I ‘up-cycled’ using chicken wire eight years ago, that … …keep reading
This is, to be fair, a rather random post, containing some rather random photos I took of some rather random little items with very pretty packaging that I picked up for pence in Thailand recently… This was 3p and contains … …keep reading
“OK, so Sven should have measured up in advance, but we have no budget to re-shoot, guys. Either we: a.) remove the skirting board, b.) lose the radiator, or c.) just make a feature of this f*ck up and get … …keep reading