Cashmere, coffee, cakes and bees

I cannot believe it is already May! And, more alarmingly, that summer shows no sign of making an appearance. I do love my cashmere, but I have been busy buying shorts and floaty tops, and I want to wear them now, please! In the meantime, I have been taking some mood lighting photographs on my…

Mildred’s Birthday Fun!

It was Mildred’s birthday this week, hooray! I was lucky enough to be given a small number of gorgeous things, which is just how I like it:   I’m a lucky girl!   I spent the day itself recovering from Easter, and furniture shopping for our (hopefully soon to be) new house. Mister Mildred had…

Trains, Puddles and The Bridge

Last weekend saw Mister Mildred away at a snooker playing boys’ trip “conference” in Dublin, which in turn meant lots of mummy-boy time spent mainly playing with trains:     And walking in the rain and jumping in puddles (or at least, what pass for puddles in these urban parts! Master Mildred actually refers to this…

Mildred visits Isabella Blow

2014 has been busy so far here at Mildred HQ! A highlight this week was visiting  the Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! exhibition at Somerset House. Anyone who loves fashion, millinery, or just good old fashioned quirky and bonkers Britishness MUST see this collection.  I first realised how good it was when the man checking our…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve enjoyed the festivities and that Santa was kind to you. Here at Mildred HQ we had lots of fun. Barnaby understood the concept of opening his “prebents” for the first time, which was exciting. He was also thrilled with the Christmas tree – I’m not quite sure how we…