Yearly Archives: 2015

Summer Floral Madness

It has been a long time since I have experienced a genuine judged flower show. This one in Annapolis Royal was put on by the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens members, with a lovely tea provided for the visitors. I loved … Continue reading

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Baby Robins have arrived!

It is a funny feeling knowing that a mother Robin has entrusted you with her unhatched eggs! She has built a nest right up against my back door, and proceeds to lay her eggs, one at a time, up to … Continue reading

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Twenty One Dresses !

A number of years ago, a young painting conservator entered a forgotten storeroom in a fifteenth-century Florentine villa and stumbled on a pile of Louis Vuitton steamer trunks. She opened them and discovered a collection of exquisite dresses, the kind … Continue reading

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French Nordic

The idea of the absence of colour in my surroundings is a fairly new urge. Until recently, I have embraced colour in the home the way a woman in NYC embraces Black. Recently though, it has become obvious that natural … Continue reading

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Bonne Annee!

I have high hopes for 2015!! New Beginnings for the home often begin in January, windows are the eyes, and need refreshing. Sheer fabrics such as lace are no longer banished to hiding behind heavier curtains, but have a starring … Continue reading

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