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Roses and Rust · 2W ago

I've been framed!

The saying goes that "you are only as good as the company you keep". Well I must be pretty amazing based on the excellent company I keep! And, luckily for you, I'm going to introduce you to ...
Roses and Rust · 1M ago

Pondering the Persian

After my last blog post where I declared my eldest son to be my favourite because he shed a few tears in the movie "Lion", my second born felt he would like to make a play for the position of favourite. "I have been moved to tears too by something I ...
Roses and Rust · 1M ago

Desert Daydreaming

My household is a cultural desert! A while back, I suggested at the family dinner table th...
Roses and Rust · 1M ago

Simple and Spacious

You might have gathered from my previous post that I have a yearning for simplicity. Along...
Roses and Rust · 2M ago

A New Year

"It's a new dawn. It's a new day. It's a new life. For me. And I'm feeling good"   Well mo...
Roses and Rust · 2M ago

Christmas Wishes

Christmas came a bit early for some members of our family..... we arrived home after a lovely Christmas Eve dinner out to discover that Baxter and Blossom, our beagles, helped themselves to an entire box of Lindt choccies destined for somebody's Chri...
Roses and Rust · 3M ago

Afro-French Style

It is no secret that I have an ongoing love affair with France and all things French. But I also love South Africa (present leadership excluded, but that is not a subject for this blog). So when I came across this house on the Garden and Home website...
Roses and Rust · 4M ago

Stop and Smell the Rosé

This is a long one so you might want to get a cup of coffee or something a little stronger...
Roses and Rust · 4M ago

My Pinteresting Life

My son, Jack, has been recuperating in hospital after an op, so I have been spending many hours at his bedside doing what any good mother would do, trawling through Pinterest! I think the ap...
Roses and Rust · 5M ago

Redressing my Dressing Room

I used to sew. Quite a lot actually. I was was very industrious in my day. I made all sort...