Monthly Archives: December 2012

Why I support the LCP

This appeared in The Herald 6.12.12 ‘He was free from pain, and we’re grateful for that’ The Liverpool Care Pathway has come in for much criticism, but Heather MacLeod says the approach helped ensure her father was peaceful and settled … Continue reading

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Celtic Connections

First foot it into 2013 by introducing subtle Scottish elements that are more Alexander McQueen than Maw Broon COSY CALEDONIAN A canny colour palette of bracken, heather and stone, provides the backdrop for a Derwent Etienne Medium Sofa (1249.99), Ledbury … Continue reading

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Blog and Glog

(Highland Winter: Inverness Castle in the snow) We may be this close to Christmas but I’ve yet to  hear Slade. Never thought I’d miss Noddy’s nails-across-a-blackboard yuletide yell. So far, I’ve written two Christmas cards and bought some Danish decs … Continue reading

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Contemporary Country

There’s something about these turn-of-the-year months that make us hanker after a relaxing rustic idyll. Contemporary country style is all about the sort of relaxed simplicity that works as well in a modern urban apartment as it does in a … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree

Dogwood by Jim Dunbar (www.jimdunbar.co.uk) Oh the responsibility of decorating the Christmas tree. It’s like the smell of coffee – promises so much but doesn’t quite deliver when the aromatic beans turn into a bitter beverage. Anyone passing my living … Continue reading

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Delicious Danish

With series three of The Killing well underway, let’s not forget that the Danes are as adept at interior design as they are at crime solving. NORDIC NOIR: Strong Scandi style graphic patterns and sculptural lines, anchored by a black … Continue reading

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