+ Our Basement Renovation – Part 1

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On the face of it, we moved into a flat with the bathroom of our dreams. When viewing the flat before buying, we were blown away by the giant shower enclosure, freestanding bathtub and the sheer space it was going to offer us. Our surveyor suggested we consider making the main…

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+ What I Wish I Knew at 20

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Ten years ago I was a Cardiff university undergraduate student, loving (most) of the experiences that era afforded me. Like other young adults, I was keen to get out of academia and start living life! At the time I didn’t fully grasp the important role that education continues to play…

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+ 10 Ways to Make a House a Home

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About a year ago Ned and I got the keys to our maisonette near Clissold Park, and since then we’ve pretty much poured all of our money, sweat and tears into making it our own. I captured everything I learnt during the mostly horrific process of being a first-time buyer here, but…

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+ Our Kitchen Redesign: Before and After

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Over nine weeks ago our builders started work on the kitchen and it’s still not 100% finished, but I just have to share some photos anyway! The kitchen redesign was originally pitched to us as a two-week job, but due to various issues (inaccurate measurements, poor communication between our builder and the kitchen fitters)…

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