Author Archives: Lucy

Self catering Herefordshire farmhouse

We have recently renovated the house I grew up in as a child and are now offering it as self catering accommodation.  It is situated on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border on a working farm. It comfortably sleeps 12 with bunk beds … Continue reading

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Upholstery workshops

Occasionally, students send me photos of their completed upholstery projects which they have started with me and finished off at home.  Earlier this year, this particular student came for a weekend upholstery workshop where she reupholstered a pin stuff seat. … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloon Ride

As the nights draw in and we wake up to darkness and come home in darkness, the long summer days seem far away.  To cheer yourself up, why not start planning your holiday for next year and book a hot air … Continue reading

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Interiors Show

Yesterday, I had a great day at Cheltenham Race Course attending the ‘October Interiors’ show hosted by CABMFF (the Curtain and Blind Makers Friendly Forum). My top purchase was from Glover Bros, my regular upholstery suppliers – a Batavia rechargeable … Continue reading

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Paint & Upholster

I’ve teamed up with Karen at  The French Nest in Bromyard to offer a weekend of “paint and upholster” – paint your chair on the Saturday and upholster it on the Sunday.  It’s amazing what you can create. On Saturday, Karen will teach … Continue reading

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Times past

I’m just housekeeping my emails and found these two photos which I obtained from a couple I met at the Bromyard Gala last year.  I did put them on our Facebook page at the time but thought for those of … Continue reading

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Buzzzzzzzzing

My local Beekeepers Association met here recently to help me with my new hives. I treated my two hives for the varroa disease and thankfully, they both came through the winter.  In March, I was pleased to see that both … Continue reading

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My bees!

Having acquired my bees in November, I’ve done very little with them until now. The bees hadn’t been managed properly and of the three hives on offer, only two were okay.  The third had been wiped out with the wax … Continue reading

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Broadfield Court

A huge thank you to Gina and Alexandra at Broadfield Court for inviting us there yesterday for a guided tour, tea, cake AND wine!  And to top it all off, the sun came out so we could enjoy sitting outside … Continue reading

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Ralph Court Gardens

All I can say is visit these gardens as you’ll love them and you don’t have to be a garden lover to enjoy the experience. It’s one of those places that you cannot really describe in order to do it … Continue reading

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