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Petit Pan

Today I am going to introduce you to the most fabulous concept stores that I discovered in Paris. Petit Pan design and make a great deal of product, however it is the surface design that they have applied to both papers and fabrics that really commands one's attention. Before lock down they had three shops… Continue reading Petit Pan

Blog, Features

Life Light Cambodia

Be Seen Be Safe Last year, in the unlikely venue of a hospice, I came across Stuart Moore who has set up a small, but growing, charity LIFE LIGHT. Stuart, had been visiting my brother and we got talking as you do. He told me about his visit to Cambodia, where he discovered that it… Continue reading Life Light Cambodia

Blog, Exhibitions, Features, Uncategorized

Chelsea Flower Show

I was lucky enough to attend The Royal Horticultural's Chelsea Flower show this week. I got there at 8am, opening time and headed for my favourite section The Artisan gardens. I am not going to write about the large corporate sponsored gardens as so much has been written by others about them. Instead I am… Continue reading Chelsea Flower Show

Features, Uncategorized

The Colourist

The art of colourful living  by Annie Sloan The Colourist is a Bookazine and is Annie Sloan's latest venture. The current plan is to publish bi-yearly, but don't quote me on that.   For those who don't know, a bookazine, as it says on the tin, is a cross between a book and a magazine.… Continue reading The Colourist

Features, Uncategorized, Workshop

Leon Summer Well-being Festival

This summer the restaurant chain LEON ran a wellbeing festival for the restaurant managers of their 57 UK and European restaurants, their new one soon to open in Washington USA and the restaurant support team. This two-day event takes place every year at John Vincent’s family home in Sussex and the event really is a… Continue reading Leon Summer Well-being Festival