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Episode 153- In which we do some editing and consider what happened to the Great British Pub

I am of the opinion that moving countries and downsizing both your life and your house is not so much stressful as Profoundly Mentally Taxing. I have this button here that allows me to preview changes before I post. Now … Continue reading

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Papier peint, fond d’écran, wallpaper

Wallpaper- not something I thought I would ever use in any house of mine. France is even changing my decorative sensibilities. This genuinely vintage French paper is a typically recognisable piece from the 19thc. I even have shred or two … Continue reading

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À Mon Seul Désir

I have two framed woolwork needlepoint tapestries for the tulip bedroom. Mille-fleurs,  mythic animals, unicorns, symbolism These simplified but still very evocative pictures were inspired by the six tapestries woven around 1500 and now restored and displayed at the Musée … Continue reading

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