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Do Remember They Can’t Cancel The Spring

An international move and a new blog I’ve been meaning to return to blogging for nearly a year now, in order to document our move from Seattle to a 17th century farmhouse in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. It turns out, however, that moving internationally takes up quite a lot of time and energy, so it’s only...

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  • Robin O.

    Welcome home Paola! Such a lovely retreat.ReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      Thank you lovely! And I’ve stupidly only just figured out that I had a bunch of comments sitting in moderation, so apologies for the late reply…ReplyCancel

  • LIZA

    Love your pictures, Paola! Makes the country bumpkin in me weep. XxReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      You WILL visit one day! And sorry for the late reply. Just realised all my comments were in moderation… ReplyCancel

  • Marianne Lenkiewicz

    Absolutely lovely! To your splendid photography and eloquent writing. I am so inspired by you. Such a pleasure getting to meet you and know you a bit during our food photography/styling retreat! ReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      Thanks Marianne! You’re always so encouraging. And it was great getting to know you too on the retreat and hope you’re staying safe and well. (And sorry for the late reply. I just realised I had a bunch of actual comments in moderation and not just spam).ReplyCancel

  • Sharon M

    This is fantastic. Can’t wait to visit. ReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      Can’t wait to host you! And sorry for the late reply. You’d gone into moderation and I forgot to moderate!ReplyCancel

  • Jacqueline Lee-Kersh

    Welcome back lovely girl,  beautiful photography which I will re-visit a few times more this week xx ReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      Thank you! And sorry for hugely late reply. Just realised that I had a bunch of actual comments in moderation, not just spam (duh).Hope you’re all keeping well… ReplyCancel

  • Andy Calver

    Looks lovely, stay safe, AndyReplyCancel

    • Paola Thomas

      So nice to hear from you! I hope everyone at your end is staying safe and well. We’re fine, though the teen is grumpy and bored. And sorry for the late reply. I forgot to dig comments out of moderation (duh)..ReplyCancel

Join me at my table

Hi! I’m Paola, food photographer and writer, compulsive baker, passionate cook, even more passionate eater and I tell food stories through images, recipes and words.


I’m now dividing my time between Notting Hill and the Cotswolds after many years of living in Seattle. Join me at my table in a 17th century Oxfordshire farmhouse. There will be cake. And possibly Tarot cards.


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