|Richard works his magic.|
How can the USA, arguably the greatest nation on earth, have got the simple toilet so wrong? I'm sure Thomas Crapper never conceived his brilliant invention would end this way. I'm talking water level - it's just too high, way too high. And then there's the pause after you flush, the unsettling possibility that it will rise some more and overflow, and the inexorable time it takes to swirl and finally finish it's business and yours. And what is it with these horseshoe seats in the public ones?
|The doyen of home decorating - how does she come up with all those ideas?.|
While exploring home wares in Macy's, I came upon this display of Martha Stewart's trendy new collection of storage containers. Gosh, I thought, that looks a lot like the cheap old Sistema stuff they flog off in New Zealand supermarkets.
And then I looked closer and it was the cheap old Sistema stuff they flog off in New Zealand supermarkets. It even said 'Made in New Zealand'. The only difference was the colour - which I have to admit was very pretty and the perfect duck egg blue for my own home. So basically, if you are already famous and rich, all you have to do is say "Yes, that looks great but change the colour" and you are a designer with a new collection and even more money.