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Life, the Universe and Everything, Driftwood Art and William Morris

1  Met my good friend E at the Gylly Beach Cafe in Falmouth this morning. We talked about life, the universe and everything and had a walk along the beach in bright sunshine. Gorgeous osteospermums in flower from the beach up to the road.

2  This piece of driftwood art, called ‘Houses and a Bicycle’ by Jo Perry is a delight to me every day. We bought it many years ago and it has never failed to please us both. I love the little seagulls on the roof tops and chimneys and the tiny bicycle leaning against the railings.

Houses and Bicycle by Jo Perry

You can see more of her work at http://www.joperry.net/

3  I love these words from William Morris: “If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” That’s why we have the above piece of art!

 
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