Birthday present from lovely friends I stayed with in DC: We went to the Smithsonian to see the exhibition of First Ladies’ Dresses which was very fun. We also saw a vast dolls’ house, Judy Garland’s ruby slippers from the Wizard of Oz, and Miss Piggy: I have no photos […]

Holiday snaps (ii): USA

Gosh, I’ve been away for a long time. Hello! Did you miss me? Or were you off having exciting adventures of your own this summer? Here’s what’s happened in the last six weeks: I went to the Lake District for a week. It rained every day. Also, I was not […]

What I did on my summer holidays

Having finished my bedroom, I seem to have turned my attention to the bathroom. I basically still like the original choices I made here but it needed a new toilet seat and there was one wall where the paint had been peeling off for, um, several years. And suddenly the […]