The dahlias are in; I repeat the dahlias are in! I’m going to let you into a little secret; I’m a little behind on my cut flower garden. I knew I was when my potted-up dahlias started to form flower buds! At this point I decided that I really needed to get my act into gear, clear the Spring bulbs and crack on with the Summer flowers. Here’s a quick summary of what last Sunday…June 11, 2021
Their English Country Cottages We fell in love instantly and only spent 5 mins inside the house on the viewing before we knew we wanted it. We spent so little time in the house on the viewing we didn’t even notice it had a cellar. Vanessa Price Vanessa and her firefighter husband Steve live in this stunning Cotswold Village cottage along with their rescue dog Stella and two pet pigs…June 6, 2021
Their English Country Cottages We got married in the Hambleden Valley and whenever we used to drive by the farm my husband used to say he would love to live there one day, so when the cottage came onto the market we had to give it chance. Jenna Killington Jenna and her husband and 4 children, two Labradors Mika and Saffron, one cheeky pony, 6 hens and a cockerel called…May 30, 2021
One of the best things about Instagram is all the wonderful people you meet through it. I met the lovely Rebecca from @myenglishcountrycottage very shortly after joining Instagram. To be honest, there’s nothing not to love about Rebecca’s account – her posts and pictures never fail to make me smile, and I love the daily dose of humour and gorgeous pictures of her cottage and garden. It wasn’t long before…May 28, 2021
The insider take on shooting three houses in ‘summer’ and one at ‘Christmas’ in three days! Naomi Jones contacted me to say that the magazine article was go! She and her Photographer Rob Sanderson had magically transformed my home into a cosy Christmas cottage last year but sadly Dame La Aga was not playing ball, we lost the light in the afternoon and as she was the last to be…May 23, 2021
Hi, welcome to My English Country Cottage, a blog inspired by my successful Instagram page.
I have been writing about our family life in our 400 year old thatched cottage in the middle of nowhere (delivery drivers words) for just over a year and am now braving the world of 'blog'.
I have spent the past seven years making our house a home and have put my experiences into writing about cosy country interiors filled with florals, old books, roaring fires, oak beams and squashy sofas.
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