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Five things we love

I don’t know what it is, but I have been drawn to pastel pinks, deep and light blues and rich purples recently. Also: GOLD! (If you have ordered a copy of Lionheart recently, you will see they now arrive in gold envelopes!). The combination can be seen in design, interiors, nature… issue six… Love it! […]

May 19, 2016Interest, OutdoorsContinue Reading

Need and want

You know, you don’t need a lot. Just some love, a healthy dollop of fulfilment and a little place to lay our heads. Resist the urge to be ‘busy, busy’ all the time and take a moment. When you take one, you realise that all you need are the people, passion and that little sanctuary […]

September 3, 2014Love, OutdoorsContinue Reading

something in the air

Right, I’m saying it: there’s an autumn-like feel in the air. It’s autumnal. I sort of like to rejoice when autumn trots along, quietly. August – our skin is still freckled, there’s still a misty heat in the air and the rain, that at present falls frequently from the morning into the low lit evenings, […]

August 12, 2014OutdoorsContinue Reading

Nature in the Home

by Lou Archell I am a country girl living in the city, but that doesn’t stop me enjoying nature every day. Walks in the woods, wild adventures with my sons, growing my own vegetables at my allotment. It is important to me to feel the change in the seasons and for my sons to grow […]

May 23, 2014Adventure, Interiors, OutdoorsContinue Reading

Garden designer Hugo Bugg, issue one

  You may have seen in the press about Britain’s’ hot new property‘ in garden design, Hugo Bugg – who is the youngest designer to win Gold at the Chelsea Flower Show. I went to university with Hugo and he featured in issue one of Lionheart (2011), talking about show prep for his garden for […]

May 22, 2014Garden, OutdoorsContinue Reading