Tagged: garden bench

For a Perfect Wedding Photo use a Brown Wicker Bench with Foot Stool

There is a ‘lovely’ photograph of me, thankfully in a box in my parents roof space, sitting on a bench with my sister at my Grandma’s second wedding. The reason why it is so ‘delightful’ is that we had the sun glaring into our eyes and everyone was telling us to look up and smile. This did not, however, have any effect. Nor did the bride of extra ice-cream. Our faces were firmly fixed – one in a scowl and the other in a grimace. Why would we be so on such a happy day… Why indeed? The reason is that we were sitting on something that I like to call ‘Sick Bench Syndrome’. I’m sure you know what I mean. This tired old piece...

Location is Key

We have lived in our house for nearly 5 years and most days one of us will walk alongside the busy road to the local supermarket. Jostling for air with buses, trains, cars and delivery lorries, whilst keeping the toddler under close supervision as he is always considered a ‘flight risk’! So, imagine our joy when last week my husband decided to investigate a dodgy looking pathway behind the shops next to the supermarket-trolley laden, stinky stream rather than risking the gauntlet going roadside… And yes, it actually turned out to be joy! Who would have thought that only yards away from the start of his adventure he would discover that the dodgy path entered fields of green filled with wild flowers, hedgerows bursting with bird...