We've had an amazing summer but it can't go on forever, so now is the time to look at keeping ourselves warm through the colder months, and what better way to do it than with a fabulous fire. Not only does it keep you warm, it creates a focal point in a room and a cosy atmosphere that speaks to our deepest feelings of comfort and safety. Here's a few you might like. A traditional fire is hard to beat and looks spot on in a traditional setting. The dark plum shades add to th
I have always read a lot from an early age, my parents both read all the time, my Dad collected books and we always had at least 4 Sunday newspapers when I was growing up, so it was part of my life from as far back as I can remember, and may have had a lot to do with me wanting to be a journalist.
So I thought I would list a few of my favourite books and authors. A lifetime of reading means its hard to remember back to books that meant a lot to me as a child, but I still