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Try looking at the world through different lenses

With these funky glasses, you’ll put a smile on the face of everyone you meet. Success guaranteed! Read more in Daphne’s Diary 04-2019.

Beautiful ceramics by Polly Fern

Polly Fern lives in a beautiful pink house in a picturesque little town in Suffolk, England. She has her own studio out in the garden. She studied illustration but, in the nal year of her course, she decided that she didn’t just want to draw but wanted to tell her stories in other ways too. She […]

Sundried tomatoes with humous

Ingredients to serve 4: – 1 jar of chickpeas, drained – 1⁄2 jar of sundried tomatoes – juice of 1 lemon – 2 cloves of garlic – 2 tbsp tahini – olive oil – salt and pepper Mix all the ingredients in a food processer or blender until smooth. Pour some olive oil over the […]


Read more in Daphne’s Diary 04-2019.

Aubergine rolls

  Ingredients to serve 4: – 2 aubergines – 100 g feta – zest of 1 lemon – 1 clove of garlic – olive oil – fresh mint and coriander – 50 g pine nuts Wash the aubergines and cut off the tops. Cut the aubergines into thin slices. Mix the olive oil with the […]


In the heel of Italy’s boot is the beautiful region of Puglia. Centuries-old villages dotted around idyllic landscapes with olive trees, sea views and beautiful beaches. This is where you can experience the real Italy. Here you will find Alberobello, home of the trulli, where there are thousands of these traditional stone huts along the winding […]


Martine (one of my friends) went to the Algarve in Portugal for a long weekend with her husband. This area is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches, but that wasn’t what they were interested in at all. Luckily there’s lots more to see too. Faro is the capital of the Algarve. It’s one of the […]

Deep-fried tempura dandelion flowers

INGREDIENTS TO SERVE 8: • 2 handfuls of dandelion owers • 3 eggs • 200 g tempura our • 500 ml ice-cold water • 1 tbsp honey • 1⁄2 tbsp mustard • 1 tbsp lemon juice • 2 tbsp oil • salt and pepper • oil for frying PREPARATION Wash the dandelion owers well in […]


All you need to make a big pile of pompoms like this is wool and cotton in a range of pretty colours. You’ve probably got some lying around already. Anne got a real taste for it. She ended up making five different hangers. I was slower than her, but I did enjoy it a lot. […]

Prams through the years

Today, we are used to mothers, fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers pushing prams along. We give the parent or grandparent an encouraging smile and we might try to peep into the pram as it goes by. Sometimes there is a cuddly toy or mobile hanging down from the hood.Babies riding around in prams are nothing new. […]

David Austin’s rose gardens

You really feel like you’re in paradise here. All those colours! And it smells incredible… Read more in Daphne’s Diary 03-3019.

Cute boxes

Anne and I made these cute boxes together this week. They’re very easy and you can use them for anything you like. I’m using mine to store some beads. Anne filled hers with some sweets and a cute card, then gave it to a friend. To get the curved fold just right, it’s best to […]

Lots of love and have a nice day, see you soon! Daphne