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Franklyn & Vincent is a few casual peeks from my kitchen garden beginnings and home maker dreams in a small terrace house in East London.
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17 Jul
The Chelsea Physic Garden & the Almond Bakewell Tart

The weather can make a garden visit, the weather and time. Neither of these were totally on our side, as we visited this garden which is tucked away in the middle of totally posh Chelsea, only a 15 minute walk from Sloane Square. Walled gardens always feel a...

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08 Aug
Growing Carrots

I'm not sure if I had beginners luck, but I had a bumper crop of carrots this year and while most of my brassicas are getting eaten to shreds, my carrots remained untouched. THINGS I KNOW ABOUT GROWING CARROTS You can definitely grow carrots in deep containers, in fact it might...

Clare-Anne O’Brien’s cuddly poufs

We spotted Claire-Anne O'Brien's chunky knitted poufs at Tent London. They look like big voluptuous perfectly iced cakes you want to hug. Rather than fancy patterns, the knitting pattern does the talking on these delicious poufs in a range of soft, of the moment colours. Originally...

Lily Octavia’s lasting scents

An old teacher of mine used to wear Poison perfume, so overwhelming that I've always hated it since. It had such a distinct bottle, everyone knew if witches wore perfume, they would wear Poison. Women often marry scents, we find one we love and we stick...

Bethan Gray’s curvy marble marvel

We know Bethan Gray is a safe pair of hands, she's won a long (perfectly crafted) shelf of awards and is snuggled in the comfortable arms of everybody's favourite uncle John Lewis. But it's the carve table collection with furniture developer Thomas Turner as Gray &...

Jessica Light’s tassles

We really want some of Jessica Light's tassles. Is it because they are handmade in her East London workshop using methods dating back to the 15th Century? Or that she's come along way from a BA in Textile Design at Trent Poly?  Or that she...

We heart Kate Moss

From the early days of Corinne Day to the latest from Tim Walker. We love Kate Moss because she's from Croydon and she's as cool as Fonzie, man. That is all. Images. Tim Walker...

A stitch in time: Fine Cell Work

A regular visitor to HMP Holloway Women's Prison, the late Lady Anne Tree believed 2 things, that prison was often "a terrible waste of time...