Danish vintage shop

Queen of the sea

Yes, just back from a brief trip to Copenhagen. It was cold, sunny and as lovely as you’d expect. I especially liked the merman motif on lots of buildings and the wrought-iron swans that flank doorways all over the city. One thing though, if you’re thinking of nipping over for a weekend of foraging through […]

My new favourite lunch

A friend dropped by with her daughter for an impromptu lunch the other day and the best I could rustle up from my nearly bare cupboards was boiled eggs and soldiers.  It  brought back happy memories of saturday tv dinners in front of the A Team and was so easy to knock up in minutes. […]

Marc by Marc Jacobs keyring

Key bling

Brace yourself, I’ve come over all bling. A Saturday afternoon’s shopping led to Marc by Marc Jacobs on South Audley street – not my natural habitat, but fun for a look. And not even the shop girl’s big case of bad attitude could stop me from buying this blingtastic (and by the way quite heavy) key […]

Is it just us..?

Invited for dinner at My Friend’s gaff recently, talk between us – to the bafflement of the gents present – turned to tea towels. My Friend had a Mr T towel which I think started the whole thing, and we were both comparing designs and the superiority of pure linen like a couple of scullery […]