Home & Garden

We Love: The Selby

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If you love looking round other peoples houses (we only joined a book groups for the nose factor) you will love The Selby . It features interesting people and their creative spaces from around the world. Great for inspiration or… Read More

We Love: Owaboo

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Having a passion for what you do is a great incentive to get up in the morning. Well, we think so anyway and we are always on the look out for women who feel the same. Former colleague Becky Carr definitely falls… Read More

Don’t spend, Sow!

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Gardening, said a mate, is just like John Lewis, something you really only appreciate when you reach 40. Gardeners know just how fabulous it feels to grow flowers and veg from seed, it teaches us patience and an afternoon spent… Read More

We Love: Bouf

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Many years in the fashion industry either designing, buying or visual merchandsing have left us a little jaded when it comes to shopping. Often the high street leaves us cold as the whole shopping experience just doesn't do it for us… Read More

Try this Instead

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It seems the book we recommended in our last Simple Pleasures has become a collectors item since we first bought it and not quite the simple pleasure (in money terms anyway) we intended. So take a look at this one… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

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  The Women’s Room would like to wish all its American readers a happy Thanksgiving. May all your turkeys and pumpkin pies be large and tasty.   Thanksgiving also gives us the chance to talk about one of our favourite… Read More

Radical Craft: Etsy

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We think there is nothing better than a Sunday spent trawling a car boot sale, flea market or Craft Fair. We love the thrill of the bargain and the unique often quirky indivdual items we find, hold pride of place on our… Read More

We Love: H is for Home

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H is for Home specialises in quirky, nostalgic, handmade and vintage items for the home. Like shopping at a curated jumble sale featuring carefully chosen items from the 1950's 60's and 70's, everything is unique and a one off. For us 'women… Read More

We Love: Lilian Bellamy

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The twice-widowed, gin-soaked, chain-smoking,second daughter of Peggy Archer, Lilian returned to Ambridge with Toy Boy Scott in tow after many years as a tax exile in Guernsey. Ok, if you dont know who we are talking about by now skip… Read More