Karen Toms

Posts with Month: March 2012

Tiny cottage on les isles de la madeleine

After a busy start to the year, I’m looking forward to the prospect of a long weekend over the Easter holidays. Although I think it’s going to be a quiet one at home, I have been daydreaming of Richard and I going on a little getaway.

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Early morning at Watergate Bay, Cornwall

There was no lie in for me on Saturday morning. I had to take my husband to Newquay Airport so that he could get the 7am flight to Gatwick – one of three connecting flights to get him to the Orkney Islands for a work project.

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Springtime monograms

Tulip monogram

With the clocks going forward this weekend, Spring has definitely arrived.

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Springtime monograms

Hare bookends

 Hare book ends

I have a thing for bookends but find it hard to ones that I’m happy have gracing my bookshelves.

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Hare bookends

Wayfare travel magazine

Sailboat around the world feature in Wayfare Magazine

I love to travel but find most travel magazines a bit blah and uninspiring.

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Wayfare travel magazine

The Embankment in Putney

After spending time on the water in Cornwall recently, on Sunday I was bobbing around on the Thames as it was my turn to man the rescue boat for Ranelagh Sailing Club in Putney.

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