One of the unexpected perks of this job is the combination of travel, strange hours and always having a camera on me. This was taken on the way home from my last job, the night before I went to Amsterdam.
Paddy had surprised me with a flight so I could visit a very pregnant Robyn who as usual and despite her bump, indulged my every whim (Dutch apple cake, danish homewares, flower shops, perfume shops, And Other Stories) We explored a little, visited the usual haunts, admired floral arrangements and plant shops, and thought about how different it would be, the next time we saw each other.
I developed a new love for Muehlenbeckia plants and will be trying to make others feel the same.
I returned to the dream wedding weekend. Two wonderful brides both choosing flowers close to my heart. One married in a cinema, one in a castle. The first ranunculus of the season were perfect, blowing open the moment they hit water.
And when the weddings were done, Cornwall followed. Cornwall is always relaxing due to it being the land of no phone signal. There was dancing, fish and chips, fudge, beaches, antique shops, general gluttony and gardens. And the mother of all gardens - that of Barbara Hepworth.
Two short breaks made such a difference. It reminded me how important it is not only for me, but for the business too, that I keep moving and don’t disappear down the (wedding) rabbit hole too often.