A house update – pink carpets & copper lampshades

  We have been in our new house for approximately fifteen days, one hour and 12 minutes. Not that I’m counting. Suffice to say, I am absolutely delighted to have my own space back. It’s amazing how much I have taken having my own place for granted over the years but I don’t think I […]

Moving day at last!

  This weekend has been the most expensive weekend I’ve had this year. If you’re thinking bottles of Moet and a private jet to Paris, you will be sadly very disappointed. As I mentioned earlier this week, I am moving house tomorrow. As in I am actually leaving Dad’s and moving house. Everything is going […]

Exciting House News & Competition

  I have a couple of announcements to make this week. The first one is that Corsica is absolutely amazing and I never wanted to come home. But the second announcement is a really exciting one. For me I mean … you guys, not so much.   (Also, further down, there are details of a competition […]

House Update & Dining Room Wishlist

    It’s been six days since I heard the bad news about my house falling through. You may be forgiven for thinking that I would wallow in a ball of self-pity and gin, but only one of those is true. (Mmmm … gin.) Instead, I arranged to see a house the very next day.   […]

Pros & Cons of Moving Back in with your Parents

  THE FAMILY     As you all know, I moved back into my Dad’s house last week. It’s the house he shared with Mum before she passed, and if I’m honest, I’ve always found it quite difficult coming back to visit. Not only are there still lots of lovely photos of Mum around (which is […]

My New Home – The Kitchen

    I took my best friend to have a look around my new house last Saturday because I’m just SO DAMNED EXCITED, I needed to show someone ASAP. This way, when I wang on about “You know that corner of the dining room that’s by the patio doors that go into the conservatory” … […]