Category Homemaking

George and Louisa

Here’s a little nook in the home that I share with my boys. I know its provenance as it was built by the grandfather of a neighbour. George Lovell, lived here with his wife Louisa. It was her who gave…

No Tree

Hot Stuff, my better half (ha!) is probably the least romantic man in the world. He’s never bought me flowers in spite of some whopping great hints. But for the past three Christmases that we’ve been together he has brought…

KALLAX

Most of the furniture in our house is of the repurposed kind, good quality stuff bought from secondhand sources or kindly gifted to me. There’s not much that’s of the self assembled variety. Shelving however is the exception. My massive…

Fairy

I’m not sure that I would like to have unlimited money to have anything I wanted. It would be very difficult to treat yourself if everything was on tap. When I buy something out of the ordinary it’s a special…

Homebrew

Ah I’m missing our trips away in the motorhome. Hot Stuff is still too poorly to move far from his trusty chair. I have to rely on reminiscence rather than ‘now’ moments filled with travels afar. Being largely confined to…