My love of list making and planning goes into overdrive at the start of a new year. I've got notebooks full of lists for the next five years, lists for jobs to do in each room of the house, lists of sewing, crafting and of books to read. One year I even got into bullet … Continue reading Ticking off the To Do list
It's almost a year since we moved into our three bedroom ex-council flat in south east London. We didn't have to move in straight away so I spent last summer sanding, filling and painting every room while it was empty, which was so much easier than moving furniture and dust sheets around. We also managed … Continue reading Our Flat Renovation – What I’ve Learnt
Before we moved in the bathroom looked like this. *Scream emoji face* It was mouldy, brown and falling apart. The toilet was so narrow that when you sat down you were practically touching each wall with your thighs! Thankfully we were able to have the work done before we moved in. No one wants to … Continue reading Bathroom Renovation
My old flat between Brixton and Oval in London was a big milestone for me. I had owned a house in my early twenties but moving to London in 2003 meant I had to go back to renting. For fifteen years! I was really lucky to get a shared-ownership new-build in 2014 and finally be … Continue reading A tour round my old flat
How to make a 2D wire Christmas tree.