February 3, 2018

When we looked 'round our flat for the very first time I glanced into the bathroom and thought "ooh, nice sink!". However, by the fifty-millionth time of soaking the whole floor as we attempted to either wash our faces or brush our teeth, I guess the novelty of having...

September 23, 2017

I have a lot of Hygge books (they always seem to have the loveliest of covers) and whilst they look rather fancy on my book shelf, the message that lies within their beautifully designed pages is by far the best thing about them.

I remember last year when everyone was t...

February 3, 2017

"Reach  for the sky, it's not as high as it seems.

Just follow your heart, go as far as your dreams..."

Ever since John and I first spoke about having children, I began daydreaming of how I would recreate the wonderful childhood that my brother and I were...

January 25, 2017

In my previous post I mentioned needing somewhere to store my many, many books. Somewhere not too far away from my Office Corner is ideal and somewhere that also can hide a few other bits of junk. Okay, maybe not "junk" per se... I don't make a habit of hoarding chocol...

January 18, 2017

Four years, two sofas, three TV units, three dining tables, four rugs and umpteen light fittings later (and breathe!), our living/dining room is finally "just right" and suiting our day-to-day lives perfectly.

I'd love to show you how the c...

January 16, 2017

When we first moved in, somebody described the flat as a "matchbox". Initially I was offended - this was our new home... to me it felt like a palace in the making! I could see it's potential. I could see what it could become, even if it was a little on the modest side....

January 13, 2017

We got the keys to number 48 on the 29th November 2012. Our first home to call our own. 

Until then, we had rented in the city - some great flats, some not so great (if I ever hear the word "damp" or "overflow" again I think I will go into melt down!) and had a cou...

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