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Roof lanterns of the world
19 Feb

Roof lanterns of the world

A well-designed roof lantern can transform a dark and gloomy room into a bright and airy space, making it the heart of any home. These elegant architectural features have been...

Tree of the month: Pomegranate
14 Feb

Tree of the month: Pomegranate

This month we look at the pomegranate! Known as the ‘Tree of Love’, we think it’s the perfect species to learn about on Valentine’s Day. Providing us with delicious fruit...

José Pizarro announces new tapas restaurant in Surrey
08 Feb

José Pizarro announces new tapas restaurant in Surrey

In London he’s known as ‘The Godfather of Spanish Cooking’ and in recent months José Pizarro has caused a stir by announcing an exciting new venture. The award-winning chef is...

What to consider when replacing windows
31 Jan

What to consider when replacing windows

Don’t compromise on the finish and performance of your property with old, tired looking windows. Replace them with the latest products on the market and give your home an instant...

Window to the world: Bodrum
30 Jan

Window to the world: Bodrum

Along the south west Aegean coast of Turkey, the port city of Bodrum calls, with stonewashed houses decked in purple flowers. The two bays make it a go-to destination for...

Tree of the month: English walnut
18 Jan

Tree of the month: English walnut

This month we look at the walnut tree! Originating from Asia, we’ve had walnut trees in Britain since the 16th century and they've been giving us fuel, food, fabric and...

The different types of roof lanterns
16 Jan

The different types of roof lanterns

An innovative solution designed to let natural light stream into your home – the roof lantern is certainly a thing of architectural beauty! It can be one of the first...

Plant of the month: Winter Flowering Jasmine
10 Jan

Plant of the month: Winter Flowering Jasmine

It’s flowering season for the winter jasmine, so you have a perfect excuse to don the gardening gloves and welcome some drops of colour into your winter gardens.

The best blog posts of 2018
02 Jan

The best blog posts of 2018

It’s the first week back after the Christmas break, and with everyone setting New Year’s Resolutions we’re looking back over the wonderful year we had in 2018. Here’s a roundup...

Jonathan’s tequila Christmas cake pops
20 Dec

Jonathan’s tequila Christmas cake pops

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without Jonathan’s special tequila Christmas cake pops. He makes them every year, using a traditional family cake recipe passed down to him from one generation...

The benefits of using energy efficient windows
19 Dec

The benefits of using energy efficient windows

We know that choosing quality windows that have been designed to protect your home from the elements is an investment worth making. But how do energy efficient timber windows raise...

Home security options: effective ways to protect your property
18 Dec

Home security options: effective ways to protect your property

A burglary or break-in can be devastating, both financially and emotionally. We take a look at some effective ways you can safeguard your home and family belongings.

Window to the world: Broadway Market
14 Dec

Window to the world: Broadway Market

Nothing beats a Christmas market, but finding a good one is a challenge; we’re over disappointing grottos and frazzled bratwurst served on plastic plates. As an alternative, Broadway Market in...

Tree of the month: Spruce
13 Dec

Tree of the month: Spruce

This month we look at the Norway spruce, used as the original Christmas tree in Britain tree when the tradition first began. We’ve been clearing up its bright-green needles from...

The Westbury Christmas Gift Guide
06 Dec

The Westbury Christmas Gift Guide

From the best present to thank your in-laws for all the hours of babysitting, to the Insta-friendly gifts that your teenage daughter will love, we've got your Christmas shopping covered....