on the road again

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Namaste friends, greetings from India! I foolishly thought that in the time between coming back from France and going to India we would launch our e-commerce site ! Alas it was not to be.  It’s true a lot of the work has been done and we are very, very close but between one thing and … Continue reading

Sambhali Trust – Part I

Young Indian women..

One of the great joys of our job is the travel, and in particular to incredible India.  It is here, like so many other traveler’s – that we see the best & worst of humanity, side by side, each and every day & often in very confronting ways.   We have been looking for some time … Continue reading

Indian Shipment in store…


Finally our Indian shipment is in store…here are a few quick pics for inspiration – its hard not to love India, the crumbling architecture, the chaos and colour, the smells, “the best worst” – its a fun collection ~ If you are in Sydney tomorrow (21st Feb)come in for a wander through – we will … Continue reading

On the road India style…part I


Everyday here is so busy and so full of life, yet strangely it feels like time slows down…. the colour, the crazy modes of transport, children in impossibly pressed school uniforms walk alongside scruffy street urchins seeking an existence. India, the best and worst of all that there is. A great find, a shiny new … Continue reading

Spring, colour & Indian inspiration…

Love the colours of India...a beautiful contrast to buying in France!

We wanted to shine the light on some of our beautiful pieces from India as we think about heading there in the coming months…   The inspiration for the Spring window was the lovely teak antique swing seat,  perfect for wiling away a few afternoons as the days gradually become warmer…& a small collection of terracotta pots made in … Continue reading

June Long weekend…Indian shipment Now Instore

Indian inspiriation..the colour!

So much colour and carving is found in India, sometimes too much !  Our search for original Anglo Indian pieces such as panelled cupboards, entry doors & simple benches that suit the interiors of Australian homes or gardens are high on our list when buying in India. The delightful european/english influence combined with Indian craftsmanship is a great … Continue reading

What we found in India….

Traditional marriage cabinet from Gujarat

 As our French shipment starts to thin out we are finding a few spots  & have slipped a couple of pieces out on the floor – so if you are keen come on in ~ otherwise plan a visit on Saturday 11th June –  the Long Weekend! We should have most of the new shipment out by … Continue reading

  • It’s not what you look at that matters it’s what you see ~ Thoreau
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    All photographs are taken by Brooke Crowle © unless otherwise stated and / or linked to.
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