Is it only Tuesday? Not Friday? Still most of the working week in front of me? Urgh! Time for a virtual escape to the French countryside. To Bassiviere in the Lot-et-Garonne region, a traditional farmhouse and 17th century outbuildings reimagined as contemporary barn chic holiday apartments. Want to runaway with me?
This was once a chicken coop? Who could blame the owner for wanting to come home to roost? By New York-based interior designer Christopher Burns.
It must have something to do with my return to work after the summer holidays but I’m obsessing over holiday homes, guest houses, boat houses, anything that’s associated with running away from the day to day drudgery and putting up my feet. I’d happily set up camp in this lovely cottage for a few more weeks of sun and fun. Sagaponack Summer Home by Huniford.
Close the door on the hustle and bustle of the everyday. Calm, relaxed, stylish. Simple beauty in Brighton by Zoë Ellison and Alex Legendre of i gigi.