GRAND ILLUSIONS has just launched a new selection of objects of desire called Maisonbis - en vacances. The range includes metal garden lights, guava and camelia candle-jars and glass and china for outdoor dining. For details of discounts, free offers and the new brochure call 01747 854092.
LAUNCHED THIS week are two serious studies of follies. First published in 1986, Follies, Grottoes and Garden Buildings by Gwyn Headley and Wim Meulenkamp (Aurum, pounds 20) is now updated and laid out as a gazeteer. Also running (from 2 July-28 August) at Sir John Soane's Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A (0171 430 0175) is "Visions of Ruin: an exhibition of architectural fantasies and designs for garden follies. From 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday. Admission pounds 2.00