Bringing Briton Home — Thornback and Peel RSS

Getting to know Thornback & Peel

When I was last in London, I visited Thornback & Peel's holiday "pop-up" shop at Pentreath & Hall and met Abbie, who manages their warehouse and helps screenprint some of the beautiful items by hand.  It was so fun to put a face with a name, and I've been eager to get to know Delia Peel and Juliette Thornback because their story is an inspiration to me.  They have followed their creative interests and are living the dream in London!    Briton Home is all about sharing stories of people and places in Great Britain that we love and are inspired by.  I recently asked Delia a few questions to get to know her better and share with you.  Here's...

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A Walkable Life

We’re wrapping up the month of May, moving into June and a different routine. There’s been a heat wave across the Southeast US this month, and it already feels like summer. We have a few weeks left of school, and the calendar is full of end of the year banquets and celebrations, beginning of the season events at the pool, tryouts for next year’s activities. It’s hot out there, and while I’m grateful for air conditioning and a car to get us from place to place comfortably, I take note of the trade-offs. Spring, the season of noticing new life all around and pleasant weather that invites us to come outside to enjoy it seems to have come and gone....

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