September 30, 2013

Stunning floral designs at the florist McQueens website launch party

I hope you had a lovely weekend... We went to friends for dinner on Saturday evening.  And then 'blew some cobwebs away' on Sunday with a lovely walk in the sunshine in Bushy Park. It was so lovely to be out in the fresh air and see how autumn is starting to take hold...with leaves changing colour an…

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September 29, 2013

Flowerona Links: With garlands, floral crowns & a flower pot luck party

It's Sunday, which means that it's time for Flowerona Links... I hope you enjoy browsing through this week's selection.   New Links General 12 bright and colourful macro flower photographs Great interview with Allison Rhee of The Flower Crown Society Lovely images of a Flower Pot Luc…

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September 28, 2013

Flowerona Reflects: cupcakes & compliments

Do you often wish that there were a few more hours in the day? If only I didn't need to sleep, then maybe, just maybe, I'd manage to get everything done that I wanted to do... There are often times when I feel uncomfortable with the fact that I've not been able to reply to emails as promptly as I…

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September 27, 2013

Florist Friday: Interview with Jo Rodwell of Jo Flowers

For my Florist Friday blog post series this week, I'm delighted to feature an interview with Jo Rodwell of Jo Flowers. Could you tell us what prompted you to become a florist? I used to sell old garden furniture at antique fairs & took along several bunches of flowers picked from my garden. …

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September 26, 2013

Review of Storm in a Flower Vase…a new play about Constance Spry

Last Friday evening, I went to the Press Night of 'Storm in a Flower Vase', a new play in London about Constance Spry. If you've not heard of Constance before, she was an iconic floral designer and cookery writer. In 1928, at the age of 42, she opened her first flower shop in London. The play …

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