THE FIRST SOUP OF AUTUMN

The sudden drop in temperature coinciding with our radiators being temporarily disconnected meant hunting the bare cupboards and fridge for anything that could be thrown together to make a soup. Even if I could put the heating on it just seems too soon, doesn't it? It was only a week ago I was wandering around in ...

STAYING DRY AND TOASTY THIS AUTUMN WITH JOULES

So, here I sit writing this post with chilled hands and nose, half under a blanket with a cat under too, curled by my knees purring, Autumn has finally blown in, stripping the apples of our tree and turning our home into an igloo. I have been meaning to buy a weather proof coat ever ...

HARLEQUIN LONDON MANHATTAN LOFT INSPIRED MOOD BOARD

Inspired by this Manhattan loft apartment designed by Len Morgan and featured over at Elle Decor, I have put together this inspiration board for the Harlequin London Trendsetter competition. I thought such a simple space would warrant luxury accessories and modern lighting in wood and glass with a warm twist of colour to stop the huge ...

RUSTIC INTERIOR – BIARRITZ CABIN

Hello hello lovely people, I am back from an amazing week in Ireland, my beautiful youngest sister got married to her childhood sweetheart and the whole family had a wonderful time. I am fully recovered from all the parties and very relieved to get our homesick tiny tigers back from the cattery. Poor little babies ...

RACHEL ASHWELL COUTURE PRAIRIE BOOK BLOG TOUR

Hello again lovely Monday people. I am pinching myself, so that's how I know this is really happening. Rachel Ashwell and Cico Books are kicking off their blog book tour today and starting it here with me on Lobster and Swan! I am so excited to share with you my favourites from all the stunning pictures and ...

RUSTIC INTERIOR – ERWOOD HOUSE

Erwood House is a beautiful Grade l listed 16th Century house with an amazing untouched interior, I found this beauty over at Light Locations, it's full of period features and character with open fires, peeling walls, stone floors, (this one hand painted timber dining wall above and below really made my smile), stuffed with old ...