For ages I have been lusting after a large circular convex mirror. The fish eye effect of these mirrors supercharges their light-enhancing abilities, making them perfect for maximising the natural light in darker interiors like mine. That’s in addition to [Read more…]
The Sun newspaper ran a story about Lidl’s wire tables this week reporting that “everyone is going crazy” for them. I don’t usually have cause to read the Sun but I imagine it’s not often that a furniture bargain hits the headlines. No wonder this story caught the editor’s eye though. Lidl have [Read more…]
When I was growing up, we had sets of crockery, cutlery and glassware kept for “best”, stored away in their original packaging, to be unwrapped once a year only on Christmas Eve in preparation for the big day. This was a refection of a more austere age, when anything that wasn’t pyrex was a luxury item and couldn’t possibly be subjected to the rigours of everyday family life.
In recent times there has been a cultural shift towards [Read more…]