Home Etc 156 – November Edition

It occurred to me the other day that it’s just 7 weeks until I finish work for the Christmas break. My goodness how this year…

Where We’ve Come From…And Where We’re Going

Did you know I’ve won an award? Albeit a self-proclaimed one. From here on I shall be known as the world’s slowest home renovator. Can…

Living Room Lift-Off: New Floor Week

Dear Readers, I don’t know whether to feel excited or nervous. Much like when we had the new windows fitted, windows that I’d chosen more…

Modern Glass For A Modern Extension

Image: Pilkington Glass Now that we’re back from holiday and autumn is pretty much upon us, I’m fully refocused on the house again. I go…

Home Etc 155 – October Edition

Hooray, autumn is here and it’s the season of pumpkins, cosy fireside hot drinks and misty mornings. Granted, not my favourite (I’m definitely a summer…

An Indian Summer Patio Makeover

Ever the optimist, I’m convinced that I can still say Indian Summer even though it’s now the 1st October. Please don’t burst my bubble. I’m…

Safety First, The Next DIY Projects

Summer may be coming to an end but for me it just means the start of new projects (or should I say, resuming old ones).…