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Soft suede

Have had to concede that my grey-green leather knee-high boots (purchased from Oxfam almost exactly two years ago) are on the way to the recycling bin, no longer worth spending repair-money on (they’ve been reheeled a few times, a process which now costs as much as I paid for them in the first place). 70 more words

Car Boot Sale

Swedish print for the log cabin

The Shed at the bottom of our garden (now reassembled at C’s in a masterstroke of recycling) has been replaced by a somewhat grander Log Cabin. 137 more words

Car Boot Sale

Morning walk around clissold park

This morning I went to the Princes May car boot sale, it’s a car boot sale held inside the Princes May Primary school’s compound. I took a bus there and starts walking around that area. 152 more words


Domenico Ghirlandaio: 'Study of a Woman with a Water Pitcher' (detail) and 'The Birth of the Virgin', 1485-90

Study of a Woman with a Water Pitcher (detail) and The Birth of the Virgin (detail) by Domenico Ghirlandaio (1458-1490)

ink on paper, ca. 1486 and fresco, 1485-90


Art & Culture

Book review: Stuffocation is a must read for families with kids

‘Stuffocation: living more with less’ by trend forecaster James Wallman (Viking Penguin, £9.99) is a book you should read. Expect to hear the phrase ‘stuffocation’ a lot more during 2015, as it exactly conjures up how stuff can overwhelm a home. 1,243 more words


Monsegur Antiques Market

A very cold, crisp but sunny day, just before Christmas – I bought a christmas present here for someone, can’t say who in case they see this! 99 more words

French Culture