make your nest the best

Month: September, 2011

nestify for How To Spend It

I am happy to announce that my second column for How To Spend It has just gone up. It is about cool design things that you can also plant. You can read it here.    

Luardos: Mexicana kitsch reigns supreme

My friend Simon Luard, from Luardos Mexican street food, just had his Citroen H resprayed and it looks very cool: pink, sexy, and kitsch to the hilt. You can hunt it down for yourself at markets around London. Specialising in his signature Baja Fish Tacos, it’s where you want to be. They’re delicious. His other […]

A little owl for autumn

Owl knob, £12, Anthropologie

Hello Kitty at Liberty

It was only a matter of time before the world’s coolest fabric house snapped up the world’s cutest feline. Joining forces with Liberty, Kitty is back, and looking uber stylish for A/W 2011. Find her nestling among autumnal apples, swinging in crazy Kitty Town, rocking out at her favourite music festival or communing with nature […]

Harvest at Alex’s: Toast’s top table

This weekend we have taken the chocolate van to a new festival at Alex James’ farm, aptly called Harvest at Alex’s. There are foody treats aplenty including live demos by Ottolenghi and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, as well as tons of street food vans and stalls – standing strong despite crazy autumn winds. But by far the […]

West Dean festival: design roundup

Shabby Chick Last weekend we took the chocolate van to a new creative festival in West dean, West Sussex, which was set up in partnership with the team behind the lovely Port Eliot lit fest. The house and grounds are beautiful and there were some lovely crafts stalls, so I thought I’d do  alittle roundup […]