- RT @humphriesweave: John Linnell died #OTD 1885, one of the first English furniture makers to be educated in design at Saint Martin’s Lane… 14 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: March 2012
Nations have always found ways to reward those subjects who have rendered some greater or lesser service. In earlier centuries, this often took the form of positions at Court which came with a salary, prestige, and unrivalled opportunities to feather … Continue reading
In country houses, perhaps the greatest indulgence is to be able to create on a much grander scale. Not for them a few flowers beds; no, there are acres of careful horticulture, nor do they have small dining rooms, or … Continue reading