Posted on July 24, 2021
I have a fear of deadlines. Years ago, I used to design, sell and hire out mannequins. They were not the easiest things to package and deliver. Human size. A little like working in a morgue but within the fashion sector. I had to ensure the mannequins were delivered to venues, then dressed accordingly and […]
Driving out of Leeds there was a diversion that took me down a street I’ve not come across before. It was full of derelict buildings of great architecture. I saw this. It is left to crumble. Look at the detail. The bricks and windows. The woodwork it is so gorgeous. Stuck somewhere in the past […]
It’s good to share our ‘self’ motivation as I believe charity starts at home and when we connect with our living space it improves our general quality of life. I hope you are all having a beautiful week, full of love and kindness.
My son bought a street pub a couple of years ago where he’s converting it back to a house and an apartment. He’s designed it all himself and used salvaged materials where possible. This creates a unique and rustic finish. He took the place back to its shell and at first we thought it would […]
When I moved to Leeds (2010) I didn’t fight to keep my house in Warwick. It was a case of survival – at the time all I wanted was a new life. It’s been a journey. I also owned a flat that was home to a friend and her partner. As the rent she paid […]
Posted on October 13, 2015
Found an old blanket box at one of my most fave haunts. Swiss Cottage in Leeds. An eccentrics cave just loaded with often useless yet intriguing artefact. Plus old bits of furniture that smell of un-kept wood and decades of wax.