The History of the Humble Headboard

Most of us have one, but how many of us have ever given much thought to why we have headboards? I didn’t either until I was looking online as I want to buy a wooden one to replace my old fabric model and my granddaughter asked why I needed one because I actually didn’t really know! I suppose these days, most of us buy one for aesthetic reasons, as an attractive headboard can change the entire look of a bedroom,

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My Top 10 Home & Garden Blogs To Follow

I might be new to blogging myself, but I am no newbie when it comes to reading home and garden blogs written by others. Here is my list of recommended UK home and garden blogs – it isn’t that there aren’t some great blogs on the topic from bloggers from other countries, because there are, but with our UK weather being so “unique” for want of a better word, I tend to read mostly articles written by others who are

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Orange Blossom and Tiny Grapes

It’s now a week since we came from our home in Bolton to our Spanish home, and the first few days were really disappointing weather-wise, but yesterday (Sunday) was a beautiful warm and sunny typical spring day. Today I am trying to get the garden in some sort of order as it has been a long winter and outdoors has been neglected. I just had to take a photo of the wonderful apple blossom because it looks so pretty and smells amazing. The strange thing

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