Heavy Medal - What lasts? When you read a book that you know is incredible…doesn’t it leave you with a particular feeling when you finish it? Doesn’t it crawl inside and inhabit your body and memory…and change you, whether fiction, nonfiction, plot driven or not? Isn’t that what a distinguished work is supposed to do? That change–that is what lasts, and you carry it with you everyday.
Bookshop on the Heath, Blackheath - a real gem of a bookshop in southeast London, which has been there since 1949. They had a fabulous display of vintage children’s books in one window (pretty sure the Enid Blytons featured heavily), and an old map of Greenwich in another.
Library. Interior Designer: Elizabeth Brosnan Hourihan. Settee: From client’s collection, refinished by Master Finishing & Restoration, Inc., upholstered in Old World Weavers damask fabric. Lolling Chair: From client’s collection, reupholstered in Lee Jofa flame-stitch velvet. Cocktail table: The Farm Antiques, English Hunt scene papiere mache tray on stand, circa 1850.