Kitsch me if you can

By 3 No tags Permalink 0

The opening passage for the second movement of T.S. Eliot’s modern masterpiece of a poem, The Waste Land, gives what is probably one of the best and most recognisable literary descriptions of a kitsch interior. It describes a room with a marble floor, containing a throne, with a ‘golden Cupidon’ peeping out from behind, while the ...

Redecorating over the weekend

By 0 No tags Permalink 0

One of the best parts of having your own place is designing and decorating it. We look at countless sofas, dining tables, chairs, beds and kitchens before we settle on the perfect one. The process can take months and while we may complain we cannot find something we like, deep down we all enjoy planning out ...

All glammed up

By 2 No tags Permalink 0

We know that preparing to go out should be a luxurious process. We soak in bubble bath and bath salts for half an hour, rub exotic-smelling creams into our skin, powder our faces and curl our eyelashes. We paint our nails, pluck our eyebrows and comb our hair. It’s a ritual of sorts – something most ...