Karen Toms

Posts with Month: April 2013

Little Leon cook books by restaurant chain Leon

The new series of recipe books from the London restaurant chain Leon will make perfect presents.

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Flicking through the coverage of this week’s New York Bridal Week, the collection by Monique Lhuiller stood out.

Whilst preparing for this collection, Lhuiller realised that she didn’t have anything for a bride to be spur of the moment so she designed the first nine dresses to be minis and day suits – “for the girl who wants to live in the moment and get married in the courthouse”.

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PG Tips 'The Great Get Together' advert

This month’s advert is the latest offering by PG Tips in their series starring Johnny Vegas and their iconic monkey.

In this instalment entitled ‘The Great Get Together’, the duo head off by train to visit their mums.

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Helaine Blumenfeld exhibition Salisbury Cathedral

An exhibition of sculpture by Helaine Blumenfeld entitled ‘Messenger of the Spirit’ at Salisbury Cathedral has caught my eye.

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John Lewis Botanist range

John Lewis Catrin glass table lamp, part of the Botanist range

There’s something very soothing and liveable about the Botantist range by John Lewis.

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John Lewis Botanist range

Margaret’s influence

Margaret Thatcher

This post does not pretend to compare to any of the tributes that have been written about Margaret Thatcher since her death at the beginning of last week.

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Margaret’s influence