And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

John Muir

Hello and welcome to The Blind Thistle. I’m Pamela and I am a Photographer, nature enthusiast and retired Interior Designer. You have found the space where I keep my photography, design tips, random musings, life experiences and things I’ve learned (often the hard way) on this life journey. My hope is that you will find a little something here that will make you smile, think, see from a different perspective or even learn from.



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The hardest working piece of furniture in the house

If I could give you only one tip on selecting furniture for your home, my one piece of advice would be to pick pieces that are dual functioning whenever you can. I’m talking about pieces like a Secretary’s desk that could double as a bar or storage for just about anything *bonus points for having…

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My Top Best: Lighting shops

Below I have listed my top favourite Lighting shops that I personally use and source from on a regular basis. As I’ve previously stated, I do not receive any commission for mentioning these shops, they are listed based on my experience and preference. When I worked as an Interior Designer I had a source list…

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My Top Best: Furniture shops

Below I have listed my top favourite furniture and decor shops that I personally use and source from on a regular basis. I do not receive any commission for mentioning these shops, they are listed based on my experience and preference. When I worked as an Interior Designer I had a source list as long…

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