‘The fun lies in making it yourself’
The way she describes her hobby is: ‘Making scale models of rooms from the past; recreating the atmosphere of that time in miniature.' She has done classrooms, shops, and her children's rooms as they were before they left home. She reproduces the rooms down to the last detail.
This summer's project is a nineteen fifties kitchen. Not that she'd like one: 'It's sheer nostalgia, because really I can't stand those kitchens.'