Rainy and grey. Fire, tea, blanket, dog, Dorothy L. Sayers.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Friday, January 22, 2016
Friday, January 8, 2016
A very battered old home made needle book.
I have admired boro textiles for some time but only recently discovered that not only did the Japanese save every little scrap of fabric they could but that fabrics were also unraveled or picked apart for the thread. Everything was precious and reused until it fell into dust. It's so unlike our buy it cheap, chuck it out world.
I find things like this little needle book very touching
Sunday, January 3, 2016
cranberry, apricot, almond and hazelnut biscotti
mince pies and walnut puffs
so for a number of reasons it's high time for more like this!
The plate is an oval W. Guerin serving dish from the 1930s - one of several lovely, matching serving dishes I acquired last week and which are now in the shop.