East or West, Home's Best

A time came, probably in the 1930s, when the Berry family must have declared the original fireplace 'so last century' and replaced it with something significantly less twiddly and more trendy.  Another eighty years on and now no longer fashionable or original, we decide that it may be time for it to have another face-lift.

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The Demise of the Bobble Hat. Part I

Today I'm popping up to the post office with treasure - a copy of Deb's new stained glass design to send for our conservation officer's approval.  I'd write about the amount of thought and care that has gone into it, but it feels like tempting fate.  All I'll say for now is that we ABSOLUTELY love it.

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Bringing the Outdoors Indoors....

Whilst the glorious bluebell season continues and new exciting treasures such as apple and rhododendron blossom enter stage-left, the rain interrupts work in the garden.  However, there's plenty of natural inspiration to be found in the house.

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