• 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 …

  • Red blo*dy bricks!

    Red blo*dy bricks!

    Sorry for the lack of a build updates recently. Things have been rather tense after coming to terms with the fact that the bricks used on the extension are not a good match to the existing. The issue with them…

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    A momentous day!

    A momentous day!

    Evening all, It’s been a while since my last post (18 days in fact) and this is solely because very little has happen during this time. Thankfully, we rectified the issue that was our incorrect plans and were able to proceed…

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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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    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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