With Easter just a couple of weeks’ away (and trouser buttons across the country already quaking at the prospect of all that chocolate), I thought I’d share something with you that’s calorie-free, suitable for both big and little kids alike, and that’s very, very sweet. Yep, when I saw this set of two Rabbit Ears – one for grown-ups and one for babies/toddlers – I couldn’t resist. It’s designed by mega posh…

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This month, I’ve been writing about something other than cushions… The word ‘inspirational’ is used too often these days, but it really is the best way to describe my awesome friend Jo. The story of how, when she was just 25, she met and adopted her daughter Marina is amazing, and I’m honoured she’s let me put it in print. You can read all about it on p.107-108 of the new issue…

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How much fun are these beach ball lights? Far more exciting than your usual paper-style lantern, these are made from strong PVC with an airtight LED lighting compartment. Created by theĀ former Head of Store Design at Habitat, they come flatpacked so that you can blow them up with a vacuum cleaner to get that firm, bouncy look: Aimed at cool kids’ rooms, they look equally quirky in a more adult setting. Pop…

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