• Hindsight, You Wonderful Thing!

    Hindsight; “the ability to understand, after something has happened, why or how it was done …

  • Scandi-Inspired Home Office

    Welcome to my Scandinavian inspired home office. It was a lengthy 5-month project (due to …

  • Warm Spiced Apple Punch

    One of my favourite (non-alcoholic) drinks for Autumn has to be this warm spiced apple …

  • Transitioning Your Home into Autumn

    There’s always that worry that you’ll go a bit too far with the …

  • Utter Dismay

    Utter Dismay

    We have suddenly found ourselves in a position that we really do not want to be in. Our plans are incorrect. On Saturday, as our builder measured up for the new steels, he realised that there was an issue with…

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    On the hunt for wood flooring 

    On the hunt for wood flooring 

    Last Friday, Riley and I decided to venture into London town on a quest to find the right type of wood flooring for the house. We visited the recently opened Havwoods showroom in Great Sutton Street which offered us the…

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    Week 2

    Week 2

    Things are starting to get a little scary…! Windows have come out, walls have come down, supports to hold the house up have gone in and foundations are starting to be dug out. Despite the progress, we have unfortunately come…

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    Week 1

    Week 1

    Wow, demolition is quick! It’s only been a week since the builders came on site but jeez, a lot has happened in that time! On Monday we could hardly step foot into the house because it was full of rubble –…

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    Day 4, demolition derby

    Day 4, demolition derby

    Man, what a difference a day (or two) makes! Our house, our home, is quite simply a building site. We have walls knocked down, bathrooms skipped, a chimney demolished, decking removed, floors drilled up and a conservatory pretty much flattened.…

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