Karen Toms

Posts with Month: July 2012

Port Elliot Festival

Port Eliot Festival on the Port Eliot Estate in Cornwall on July 22 2012

I finally made it to Port Elliot Festival this year. The literary festival which began nine years ago takes place every July and this is the first time that I’ve managed to attend.

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Port Elliot Festival

Sophie Dahls models Aubin & Wills 2012

Isn’t Sophie Dahl stunningly pretty in this new advertising campaign for Aubin & Wills?

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These stunning aquamarine earrings worn by Princess Caroline of Hanover and Monaco last week stood out for me. Aren’t they a perfect summer accessory?

Princess Caroline of Hanover and Monaco wearing aquamarine earrings.

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We’ve not planned a summer holiday yet as Richard is due to go away to work for a month in couple of weeks. But we have discussed possibly taking a trip to Italy in September and Montenegro is also on my radar at the moment.

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Striped armchair

Perrenwell armchair by John Lewis

I have a thing for armchairs. May be it’s because we don’t have room for more than one in our little house at the moment. That sense of wanting what you can’t have.

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Striped armchair

Karen meets Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall

Sometimes an ordinary mid week day can turn into something extraordinary. That’s what happened last Wednesday when Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visited Lostwithiel where we have our house in Cornwall.

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