Family Portrait

The Family Portrait

I’m a big fan of talking about not-of-the-norm families like ours. By that I don’t…

The Pink Sofa

The Pink Sofa

In an early episode of Sex and the City, Miranda talks about re-building her bed…

papershades lampshades


There’s nothing I love more than finding a new lovely brand that is not only…

Dyson Animal V8

It’s An Animal: The Dyson V8 Animal Review

I’ve never had a handheld vacuum cleaner before, beyond a rubbish one that I used to use to clean the car. And so I was intrigued to see if this could perform as well as my current cylinder vacuum, a Miele I bought on my cleaner’s recommendation about a year ago (the Animal version, natch).