Vertical Thinking

The concept of the ‘green wall’ dates back to 600 BC with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

The green wall was invented by Stanley Hart White at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1931-38. White holds the first known patent …


Brightness of Africa

I was instantly taken back to my roots when my best friend sent me an image of her latest project – oooohhhh I love a new project!

She is embarking on a bit of fabric lovin’ and is making herself some …


The Beauty of Winter

I have to be the luckiest person alive – and you know why?

I live in the most picturesque part of Brisbane (in my humble opinion). I am surrounded by acres of beautiful scenery, and this mornings walk confirmed just that. …


Project Barn: The Library

I embarked on a journey with my husband that we both thought would be fun and exciting – yup, a good old renovation project.

Yes of course, there would be stresses and strains but nothing prepared me for the true …


Bursting With Life

I still have family living in the United Kingdom and still do keep in touch with all that happens overseas, and one particular event I keep my eye on every year and that is the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.

I visited this …

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