• 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 …

  • The race is on!
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    The race is on!

    Works have stormed into the second week of January and we are making great progress. The kitchen worktop has been fitted, the utility cabinets have been correctly altered to fit the space and the worktop has been templated. All wood…

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    Back to work
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    Back to work

    With Christmas done and dusted, the house is (thankfully) back to being a busy worksite again. The kitchen was fitted just before the Christmas break and is now waiting for its quartz worktop to go on in the morning. The pendants and…

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    A big week
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    A big week

    Last week was such a big and exciting week for us. We reached two huge milestones; we took delivery of all our windows from Poland (and fitted each and every one of them), and our Tom Howley kitchen arrived on…

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    Good news, we are back on track!

    Good news, we are back on track!

    Thankfully we have found a solution to our structural dilemma. Our engineer has confirmed that the external leaf of the new cavity walls for bedroom 3 can be supported on 10mm steel plates. Beams D1 and D2 are to be…

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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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