If you are concerned about the high energy bills you’re getting lately, it’s time to carry out an energy audit in your home and make it more energy-efficient. Before you look for an expert, you can carry out several changes to reduce power consumption, but call in an expert to carry out the audit if […]
Everybody has priorities, and this is evident especially during home purchasing. While some buyers consider location as the most important, others focus more on amenities inside the home. What’s yours? Whatever your choice is, some features should remain constant, which is the purpose of this piece. With the advent of the pandemic in 2020, the […]
This time last year my house looked like this. Today I find myself doing yoga on my warm concrete floor and, from a downward dog, considering the fluff under the new sofa. Did I marvel at the progress and ponder the nature of patience? Nope, I wondered whether or not a robot vacuum cleaner […]
Well, we’re in. And I love it. The way the fire reflects in the floor… The view over the field… (ignoring the builders’ portaloo) The warmth… The feeling of landing…. Of course, there are boxes everywhere. And stuff inexplicable things that I can’t get rid of. But it’s home.
“You know, you look just like your dad,” she said. “Not your mum, your dad. It’s the shape of your face.” A harmless enough comment, you’d have thought. But then my dad died 13 years ago, and it’s been much longer than that since I regularly bumped into (non-family) people who knew him. And I […]