Before I even viewed it, I knew it was going to be ours – I think you get the house that you are meant to have. I knew Rose Cottage was going to be for us. Yes it’s ANOTHER thatch! I promise this new series won’t all be thatched cottages but this is such a gorgeous little cottage that has been beautifully brought back to life and has a planning…November 14, 2020
“The house chose me” Hurrah! Come in! Erm…actually this isn’t my house so that’s probably a bit rude. This beautiful cottage belongs to Jane Compton-Leese who lives in Suffolk in a very similar cottage to ours (sometimes I have to look twice at her kitchen before I realise that it’s not one of my photos!!!). It makes sense to kick off my new blog series featuring a myriad of English…November 5, 2020
When we first moved to this cottage we knew that there was a tick list of items that we would need to buy to achieve our country idyll. Aga – tick. Logburner – tick. Large scrubbed pine table – tick (would prefer French oak refectory table but my our kitchen table has stuck by us for years so I couldn’t betray the poor love, especially not after a big move,…October 17, 2020
I BELIEVE!!!! Hallelujah! I am converted! I LOVE AUTUMN!!! What a glorious season, a time to run carefree through leaves (well – maybe watch out for hedgehogs and fox poo…), a time to gather and harvest. A time to pull on cosy jumpers and plodge through puddles in wellies, returning home to warm up by La Aga and stuff faces with autumnal morsels (any fruit in cake and jam). Hang…September 26, 2020
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