Fairy Cake frenzy
My littlest man’s nursery are having monthly cake sales for fundraising. Baby in sling, I have been slaving over a hot stove with the boys. Sorry DG lovers but Lorraine Pascale’s cupcake recipe spanks Nigella’s. Pink ones were with the kids, choccy were all mine. Cherry lips on top is a bit random but tastes yum.
I am renowned for my love of Navy Blue. The breton jumper teamed with Liz Hurley’s fave: white jeans. In fact, anything navy and white just does it for me. I do not care whether Nautical is “in” or not. The first hint of spring and I am working this look. Here are some of my faves, unfortunately mainly US pics acquired over the last few months on Pinterest but there is bound to...
There is a point just before a wooden door totally gives up the ghost and falls apart where it looks gloriously shabby. Peeling paint looks chic in Europe, yet in England just a bit tatty. Maybe that is because at the in between stage, where the paint is just looking a bit sorry for itself, rather than full on distressed, we give in and repaint it. Here are my favourite examples of some...
Tooting Tooting's horn
I saw today that Earlsfield was voted London’s best kept secret in Metro. I used to subscribe to that view too back in 2002, but surely Earlsfield has very much been discovered now? It has a Carluccios for goodness sake, they hardly open those up in edgy, up and coming areas. I actually believe that myself and a few friends are responsible for the upsurgence in SW18’s popularity. We...