Reflection time

We were staying with our friends Luke and Duncan this weekend, but were in Scotland the week before that. We popped up for the shortest time to put the cottage to bed for the winter, just in case the rules change and we can’t make it up for a while. We’ll see – hopefully not, but either way it was amazing to see that autumn moment of late October. It was a year ago almost to the week that we first moved in to the cottage and bothy. What a year it has been…. We left the girls down in Dorset, took the train (our own carriage all the way – it is so weird) and rented a car in...

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Vacancy: Box Packer Wanted!

Box packer wanted! Bridie Hall Ltd is looking for a happy hardworking and practical box packer to help out 2-3 days per week until Christmas in the NEW central London workshop. Please email info@bridiehall.com with a cheerful note about why you’d like the job and including relevant experience involving systematic order fulfilling and logistics.  

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Thanksgiving

Last weekend, we had our friends Beata and John staying. The rain lashed down all weekend…wet walks, wet trips to Bridport, wet trips to the beach.

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Autumnal…

The air is slipping into an autumn mood. Trees are turning; the light takes on that extraordinary glow that I love so much at this time of year. This is a quiet blog; there’s not much to say, as it’s been a busy, busy week and a quiet weekend away. We were staying with friends just below the Oxfordshire Ridgeway. On Saturday, and Sunday, we had the most beautiful morning walks. The air was still and the views extraordinary.  The landscape has a particular way with curves that would have appealed to Paul Nash, still more to his brother John. 

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Weekend in Scotland…

We’ve just come back from Scotland – but first, a few photos from Dorset last week. We’ve had the most beautiful days and evenings; Charlie’s dahlia border is reaching its autumnal peak… I have been practising taking a few photographs with my proper camera recently – a Canon (I will find the model number for people who are really in to their photography) – it sets up a whole different frame of mind to taking pictures on your iPhone. But really, you can’t go wrong with a garden like this, looking like this… Incredible misty mornings…

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