A Winter of Comfort

That winter solstice really creeps up on you. We’re all so wrapped up in our last minute Christmas preparations that the shortest day slips past as an after thought. It’s only now, now that the madness is more or less over, now that the temperatures have dropped and the fog is settling in the mornings,

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Getting The Most From Your Candles

It is peak candle season right now. Whether you’re getting down with the hygge trend or you’re covering every surface in a bid to banish the winter darkness, no doubt you’re spending more time striking matches that at any other time of year. It is, however, during this high concentration of candle-burning, that I remember

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Monthly Simplify – Shopping Small

Each month I pick one easy thing we can do to simplify our homes, diets and lives. This month, it’s shopping small this Christmas. This Christmas I’ve made a concerted effort to buy as much as possible from independent brands and makers. To me, it’s an important part of simplifying, buying things made with love and

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