Friday, February 25, 2011

Mock Food links

Here's the family's attempt at Mock Whiting:

The recipe ("Fried Cucumber") is can be found here.
The recipe ends with the hope that, 
"Probably you will find you have fried whiting."

    Sunday, February 20, 2011


    Love these:

    Royal Wedding Sick Bags 
    by Lydia Leith (www and shop).
    I've already succumbed to temptation, 
    so I'm prepared for April.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011

    Bookish Bits

    Help! bookmark (designboom via badder homes & gardens)

    Fornasetti bookends (unica home via design*sponge)

    Animal Index dividers (via better living through design)

    New Book Smell in-a-can (via foolish gadgets)

    Pick the clichés: Book Review Bingo (examiner via maitresse)

    CB I Hate Perfume 'In the Library'

    Recycling: books into cards by quaint living.

    Saturday, February 5, 2011


    I'm a sucker for crochet.
    I think it's a combination of mad colours and symmetry.

    Crochet-top storage stool (Rice via jeri's organising & decluttering)

    I've now bought two of these cushions
    from the very talented art & wool on made it

    Her tea-cosies are amazing too. 
    My all-time favourite crochet tea-cosy is from Wendys Woollys
    the pineapple in pineapple stitch:

    I need to persuade my mother to take up her hook again. 
    There are bags of granny squares here somewhere.