Archive for the ‘Homes by the Sea’ Category

This traditional white-washed house can be found on the windswept Greek island of Tinos, in the Cyclades archipelago, a 5 hour ferry ride from Athens. In antiquity, Tinos was well known as a sacred place in the eastern Mediterranean, visited frequently for its temples of Poseidon and Dionysos. I’m loving the turquoise Smeg, just like […]


This dapper and dashing home is happily perched on the shores of Dangar Island, a tiny tropical outpost (it takes barely five minutes to saunter from one side to the other) in the Hawkesbury River, North of Sydney, Australia. Reachable by ferry, the island is a motor-free zone. Packages and supplies are moved from the […]


If you’re a fan of interior design, then you’ll absolutely adore the first season of the new Bravo show Million Dollar Decorators. Starring well-known designers Jeffrey Alan Marks, Kathryn Ireland, Mary McDonald and the outrageous Martyn Lawrence Bullard, the interaction between the cast, who are all eccentric in their own way,  and their wealthy clients, […]


Although I have to admit by now that summer is pretty much over, I thought I would give it one last nod with this pretty holiday cottage near Truro, in Cornwall. You could go on romantic weekends away and pretend you are living in a Mary Wesley novel. Oh Calypso! I love the use of […]


Pretty in Pink

26Aug11

Perched on an island hilltop, Perivolas is a luxury Greek guest house, with a warren of cute cave-like dwellings, situated in the most breathtaking location. If  Icarus  could do it all again, I’m sure he’d much prefer to loll around in the brilliantly turquoise infinity pool enjoying the marvelous view, rather than launching himself off […]


As it’s summer, it’s time to dream of lazy days at the beach. This pretty drift-wood style beach house is naturally called “Beauty Point”. And with a sea view like that who are we to disagree? All pictures taken from here.