1 April 2018
Cottage in the woods
When Stephen and Julia Hart were looking for a house to retire to, they could have bought anywhere in the country they told Sarah Winstanley. But they had spotted Shrewsbury Cottage at Scothern, near Lincoln, on an internet search and, as they were driving their son from their home in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to Louth Read more…
Colours of sunshine
Steffie Shields heralds Springfields Festival Gardens and the Lincolnshire Daffodil Society Spring Show. Garden writers rarely live in the moment. To hit their deadline, they must imagine a month or two, if not a season, ahead. Their job also entails looking back, rifling through memories of plant form, texture and fragrance, trying to convey the Read more…
William Gregory MRICS of Golding Young & Mawer brings you news from the sales room. Musical themed antiques and collectables may not ring everyone’s bell but recent auctions results have hit the right note. A Nicole Freres continental wind-up musical box tops the charts, selling for £12,000. Produced in Geneva, Switzerland from the early nineteenth Read more…
It’s all white
Whether you’re spending a day at the beach, an afternoon shopping or an evening out with friends, white is a classic colour choice, offering a clean, elegant effect. Pearl, off-white or bright white shades can be teamed with accents in contrasting colours to make you stand out from the crowds this season.