Creating A Slow Corner In Your Home

Here’s something I’ve noticed: every time I post about Slow Down Sundays on Instagram, I get a certain reaction. Usually the specific content of the post gets less attention than the concept of slowing down itself – and not having the time or space to do it. Slower living is not easy – our society

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Rethinking Slow Living

I’ve been rethinking slow living. I’d fallen off the wagon for a little while in the tumultuous period when we were moving, but I also feel like I’ve never really known what “slow living” actually is. Which I realise sounds ludicrous from a self-styled slow living blogger. I thought that by writing about it I’d figure

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3 Interior Design Commandments

My head is full to the brim with houses right now. For those of you who don’t follow me on Instagram, you have missed out on the saga of the last month – we’ve found a new home and are moving 202 miles away to a little town in the Snowdonia National Park. Bet you

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14 Beautiful Untranslatable Words

With the worldwide domination of ‘hygge’, and the increasing prevalence of its little sister ‘fika’, untranslatable words, particularly from Scandinavia, are rather in vogue. On our little island we are quick to borrow traditions, cuisines and language from other cultures – hence why we haul in our German Christmas trees, enjoy a curry and speak

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5 Simple Blogs About Comfort

As you know, this winter on Simple & Season was all about comfort. But of course, concepts and ideas about comfort differ wildly from person to person. So I invited some of my favourite simple bloggers to write about comfort on their own blogs. Here are some of my favourite posts they created… A Hand Rolled

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The Beauty of Winter Trees, with Jord

I’m feeling a little bit sorry for the trees. We all wax lyrical about their golden autumn leaves, we look out for their spring blossom and laze under their leafy shade in the summer. But in winter, they’re somewhat neglected. We all stay in on our cosy sofas wrapped up in blankets while they shiver

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