It came as a surprise to most of us, that the Homeform Group went into administration last week ... although some retail analysts claimed that they were expecting it. I think that was mainly because most retailers of large household items are having a hard time ... rather than any sign that Homeform, in particular, were about to go under.
This feels like jumping on a bandwagon ... but I really must comment on that kitchen at No.11 Downing Street ... the one that the Cameron's have just had installed. The picture has been put onto Flickr by the White House and is available to all news organisations. I think I can call myself a kitchen news organisation - so here it is again:
Black has been the most popular colour for granite worktops for years, although I always try to discourage clients from having plain black because it’s so difficult to keep clean … shows every speck of dust and every fingerprint (although it is stunning when it’s completely clean).