Tag Archives: “Ordinary Beautiful Things”

An old cup and the importance and unimportance of things

Can you remember what you used to eat for breakfast when you were a child? I was thinking about this on Monday and I remember, boiled egg and soldiers, cheese on toast and toast a lot (I didn’t like milk … Continue reading

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Ordinary, useful things

I try to live by the maxim that I shouldn’t have anything in the house that I don’t know to be beautiful or useful. Actually, I try to have both at the same time and although I don’t always succeed, … Continue reading

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Ordinary Beautiful Things – Poison Bottles

It doesn’t sound promising, does it? Because bottles of poison really shouldn’t be ordinary or beautiful. So I’d better explain, on the way to Greenbelt, Bex thought we should stop in Burford and have a cream tea. Burford is one … Continue reading

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Home: Ordinary Beautiful Things

Things in my kitchen that I love partly because I like bowls (it’s something I’ve clearly inherited from my mum as she does the same thing) and it’s about how we build our homes. Once you get past the things … Continue reading

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