Pebble interview

Thanks so much to the lovely and talented Rachel at Pebble Zine for this Byrd & Spry interview. It’s a lovely online magazine and this Winter edition is all about fresh starts. The interview is about the move I made from teaching to Byrd & Spry. I loved answering Rachel’s questions and the magazine looks beautiful (and … Continue reading Pebble interview

…and Town Mouse

Honestly, what a laugh. Yes, there’s a lot of schlepping and you do seem to do most of the work in a state of bleary-eyed exhaustion but then you get to bung flowers into rooms like this…. …..a glorious townhouse on Portland Place in London. Regency splendour indeed. The flowers were for the launch of Editorial … Continue reading …and Town Mouse

Country mouse…

Emily and Charlie organised their really beautiful country wedding with such calm and brilliant organisation skills. They were a total joy to work with, along with Emily’s clever mum who did all the reception flowers. It is a special pleasure to work with scented roses and deliver to Burpham (don’t laugh, it’s Burf-ham, ok?) overlooking … Continue reading Country mouse…

Rosa

In a quest to find scented garden roses for two lovely upcoming brides, it was a rose mini adventure yesterday… We skirted The Downs, drove up and down lanes, asked in the Surf Shop and eventually found the unmarked entrance of Birdham Roses near Chichester. They sell beautiful old varieties of roses bare root for … Continue reading Rosa

Daisy, Daisy…

This weekend’s wedding was an absolute meadow of daisies in the beautiful South Downs. The bride and groom were lovely, tears were shed and all was good. As The Apprentices attempted to run a Farm Shop on iPlayer, 20 hessian bows went onto Kilner jars with Aster, Marguerites, teeny little daisy Chrysanths (Why don’t people … Continue reading Daisy, Daisy…