Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons

Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons

Quirky, unique, eclectic, unusual, a tiny bit or maybe entirely bonkers… we love those boundary pushers and brave souls that stand out from the crowd and be simply and perfectly themselves. In an increasingly generic world where the aspirational desire of many is the perfectly posed selfie, rather than a life filled with amazing experiences, … Continue reading

The scent of Autumn fires…

The scent of Autumn fires…

Autumn is truly the season of scents… Deliciously fragrant coffee, damp leafy dog walks, warmer spices appearing in culinary masterpieces, the first open fire… smoky chimneys are, of course, optional. Fragrance is instantly evocative; scents paint pictures in our minds and stir long forgotten memories so strongly that time seems to fall away. October has … Continue reading

A Fantastic October Offer

A Fantastic October Offer

Why not treat yourself and your home to some lovely new cushions, cosy throws or brand new bedding… As he weather turns cooler its definitely time to hygge and with a brilliant 15% off all full priced soft furnishing and bedding products during October, why wait? Take a look now? www.lilyandlime.co.uk Terms & Conditions * Available … Continue reading

Cakes and candles and cake candles too…

Cakes and candles and cake candles too…

Time for baking I decided and seasonal flavours always seem the ideal choice. Candle lit, oven on and numerous recipe books spanning the table, I happen upon this delicious sounding seasonal bake whilst musing on birthday cakes, the tradition of lighting cake candles and the nurturing warmth of the smells of home baking. It was … Continue reading

The beauty of a fish finger sandwich…

The beauty of a fish finger sandwich…

July has almost departed and in our little shop we hear of our lovely customers holiday plans, and greet new faces as they visit our quirky pretty little town; wandering the independent shops and stopping for an alfresco ice cream or coffee if they chance upon a milder day. Sunshine always inspires musings rather than … Continue reading

A Portuguese love letter…

A Portuguese love letter…

So we return from the first of our summer travels;  an utterly unique trip to Lisbon and the stunning, nearby coastal area. We are refreshed, tanned and once again walking a little taller as the day to day time restrictions of the school days cease for a precious few weeks. To say our trip was … Continue reading