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  • Born on this day: Philip Webb

    Born on this day: Philip Webb

    Jan 12th, 2018

    Born on this day in 1831, he was an architect, designer and long time close friend with William Morris; the two worked together many times throughout their lives and were closely linked in their ideals as they were both members of the Arts and Craft movement. Webb is now widely... Read More

  • Give January a little oomph…

    Give January a little oomph…

    Jan 5th, 2018

    When the Christmas lights come down and the tinsel is packed back up in the loft, the house without the festive decorations can feel a little deflating. We miss the tree we’ve gotten used to being in the corner and the sparkles all around. But each year, instead of dwelling on the... Read More

  • Born on this day: Rudyard Kipling

    Born on this day: Rudyard Kipling

    Dec 30th, 2017

    Born on this day in 1865, Rudyard Kipling was an English journalist, short story writer, poet and novelist. Perhaps we know him best as the author of the well know and much loved The Jungle Book. Did we tell you of our trip to see his former home, Bateman’s? Located in the East... Read More