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Midas Touch

with gold pineapples and little cute gold detailing.  Adored the colours in this very relaxed Anglo-American wedding.  The bride was from New Orleans and apparently pineapples are a way of saying ‘welcome’. Nice touch. The flowers were a complete joy.  … Continue reading

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Hair

Gender politics. The gender politics of hair? This week hair trauma.  I think it’s safe to say I’m not someone who is often described as ‘girly’.  But that said, it also doesn’t mean that because I don’t having flowing locks … Continue reading

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Only love can hurt like this

People ask me what I grow. They perhaps have ideas of my sprawling grounds. The walled garden overflowing with peonies, cornflowers and all manner of cottage garden plants.  The reality is I have an overflowing patio full of pots in … Continue reading

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Flowers so beautiful you can’t throw them away

Flowers so beautiful you can’t throw them away.  I’m embracing the open bloom. The faded, blown and over.  I suppose it’s a little treat for me. Think about it. Day to day it’s about the longevity. The perfection. The super … Continue reading

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Big ‘n’ Blousy

So the seaon is here in earnest.  Peony season that is.  It’s a well known fact that florists rarely treat themselves to super fresh flowers.  We tend to take home the stuff that’s leftover, a little past its best.  Not … Continue reading

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British Flowers

Do you ever feel like you can’t switch off?  I never switch off.  There’s always a plant, a flower a scent that grabs my attention. It’s British Flower Week.  So I thought what better way to celebrate this than show … Continue reading

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Sunday Rituals

We all have them.  Today’s for those working, a sunday morning hustling in the bustling wedding world it went along the following lines.  ‘Fancy a coffee hun?’ Oh yeah.  A gorgeous venue with human people who get that you’re gagging … Continue reading

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