When did garden centres become such big business, a destination in their own right? I suspect that they have been for years and it's me that's behind the curve ... the pandemic can only have helped their cause over the last 18 months or so. The Brainy One and I are not naturally green-fingered, but … Continue reading Garden Centres as Destinations
Its been almost 25 years since my first (and last) visit to an IKEA store. I didn't put a piece of IKEA furniture together until February 2017. 🙂 I've been on the hunt for new light shades for our hall, stairwell and landing and kept seeing this one popping up on the home décor accounts … Continue reading Visiting IKEA in Person
The final of Euro 2020 is on Sunday evening (BST) (I'm talking about football (soccer to my North American friends)) where Italy will play England at London's Wembley stadium. Delayed from last year, the England team's performance during the competition has brought a smile to the faces of the majority of the nation. Of course, … Continue reading The Inclusivity of Football
The 2021 Summer Reading List has been released on Modern Mrs Darcy; sign up to the free newsletter to receive the list straight to your Inbox. Thoughts on wearing a striped wedding dress? There were elephants in Chelsea. 🙂 I received a copy of this book for my birthday.
I love London. I love living in the West London suburbs. I love living just 20 minutes away from the West End. The city's history, its architecture, its people, I love all of it. And I'm not alone in that. I hope you enjoy reading the following quotes about London and that they inspire you … Continue reading Six Quotes About London
Yo-yo Ma took his cello along when he went for his second dose of the vaccine. 🙂 This NYC apartment - small, but somehow perfect. "Rage is the only language I have left" - not a fun read, but an important one. A pretty dress for Spring.
There's no denying that Spring has arrived in West London. 🙂 How's the arrival of Spring looking in your part of the world? Or is it Autumn that's arriving?