• Blackberry butter recipe!

    British hedgerows have been embellished with juicy blackberries this Autumn and foragers have braved the wind and cold to collect these seasonal gems. During my weekends back to Somerset I spent many afternoons precariously balancing on hillsides surrounded by prickly brambles determined to collect enough for a few scrummy bakes. The endless scratches and blackberry ink stained fingers were completely…
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    Styling ‘Victoriana’ for FLUR MAGAZINE

    Fashion photographer Vikky Ivie and I collaborated on a hauntingly poetic editorial for FLUR MAGAZINE. Victoriana is inspired by a bygone era where decadence, class and power were the social currency of the time. Despite the editorials name, when sourcing clothes and accessories I took influences from various periods throughout british history; tudor, victorian and edwardian. It was important to me…
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    A sunny weekend in West Sussex

    A month or so ago I spent a few days at my best friend Annie’s house in West Sussex. With the summer well and truly over in England, and Annie about to head off to New Zealand for the polo season I am feeling somewhat nostalgic about all the things I am going to miss.  I stayed in the pictueresque…
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    AUTUMN ESSENTIALS

    The London student survival guide

    This week my ‘little’ sister began her university journey. Right now she is probably merrily drinking down cheap wine, wearing a graffited t-shirt and chanting the kind of phrases that encourage carnage in student halls. She is after all, a new member of the freshers brigade and an enthusiastic one at that. Whilst her university isn’t in London (its practically…
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    My favourite easy recipe to create chic rose petal cupcakes!

    Following an unforgettable weekend in London treating my Mum to endless surprises, we arrived back home to sleepy Somerset just in time for her birthday. Even I thought I was thoroughly ‘gifted out’ until shopping for flowers reminded me of one present that is always set to go down well –  cupcakes. Simple, thoughtful and home made – everyone loves…
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