A Footman's Delight

Setting The Scene

One of my biggest joys in life is setting the dining room…
Drinking to great times.

Dressing Fancy

As a song from 'Les Mis' begins, there was a day in times…
Unconditional love.

A Man’s Best Friend

How do you describe a best friend? How many words or experiences…
Seeded wholewheat bread

Breaking Bread

We use the term 'breaking bread' to talk about eating with…

Buds and Blossoms

 Spring has always been an important time of year…

Stately Homes

Why do we have a fascination for how people lived a century…
Blue and white embroidered napkins bought in Knutsford, UK.

My Madness for Blue and White

Why is it that I can't resist blue and white china or fabric…
Balcony planter tubs ready plant.

Planting Seeds

Yesterday I did something that children do. I planted seeds.…

Royals Around Us

Queen Elizabeth made an historic address this week to talk…
One of several Tiffany-style lamps in my collection.2020 Alan Anderson

Lighting And Its Effects

Lighting or lack thereof is something we deal with from the…