Oh dear – the aggravation of being a designer still has influence – needed a new kettle, went to John Lewis. Just want a kettle shaped recognisable kettle, but no – they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes … Continue reading
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Tagged art, artists, design, family, good advice, humour, life, London, style
Thank you for looking at Mrs P today!
Walking to the Bankside Gallery & Tate Modern this afternoon, crossing Ludgate Circus there is one of those Ghost bikes painted white to mark where a cyclist was killed. This reminded me that my Grandmother’s grandfather was run over by … Continue reading
About time Mrs Potts surfaced again with a visit to the Geffrye Museum – originally built as Almshouses in 1741 by Sir Robert Geffrye. Entry is free and the Museum is now a series of rooms showing domestic interiors over … Continue reading
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Tagged almshouses, Christmas, Geffrye Museum, style
Mr P. likes box balls, I’ve lost count as to how many are in our small garden. He cleverly flattered me by saying I’m good at cutting them (which I am, largely as I have more patience and I did … Continue reading
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Tagged artists, box balls, evergreen, gardening, gardens, Islington, life, London, Mr Potts, topiary
Collecting washers – surprising how many are dropped in the street – does this mean for every one in Mr P’s fast growing collection there is a malfunctioning bit of machinery/appliance somewhere?
At the start of the week Mr P. was running round like a headless chicken – I hope I never see one for real – over rubbish brought into the front garden by foxes. He blamed this on the pond … Continue reading
Last week the Evening Standard had an offer from Chiltern Railways for tickets to Birmingham at 25p each way – Mr P couldn’t resist such an amazing bargain, even though he’s having to schlep to Marylebone Station and take the … Continue reading
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Tagged exhibitions, Marylebone Station, men, trains
Tom my nephew ( well one of them ) with his daughter Luna, born December 30th 2013. Matching spotty outfits – maybe dalmatian but more likely some sort of cat. Leopard maybe – not real of course. Lovely photo.
Someone asked me about old money – they didn’t know (how could they – too young) about 12d in a shilling, or 10s., or that 20s. made a pound (£1.00). Or that once upon a time there was a 10 … Continue reading