Category Archives: Home

Home: Making some changes

I’ve been living in this flat for just over 11 years, when I moved in, I made a deliberate choice not to buy everything I thought I wanted for the flat. In the first year I got a sofa and … Continue reading

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Staying in, the joys of January

Although I loathe January as a month, now we are over halfway through, I was reflecting on whether it had any good points and had to admit that it’s always a good time for the flat and appreciating my space.After … Continue reading

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Ten Years

So 10 years ago today, I moved into my flat. In my life I’ve lived in 12 different places, the longest in one place was 17 years in North End Road, so this is the longest I’ve been in one … Continue reading

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Subtle Changes

I find that things for the house seem to happen all at once. I’ll bumble along thinking that I need to sort out x or y and then when I find one thing, it’s like my brain switches mode and … Continue reading

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The joys of a day off work (or even two days)

I’m naturally very lazy, my perfect life would be me in my flat and lounging about reading books.However, life, with work, the flat, the allotment, having friends and a life generally, I don’t get to spend all that much time … Continue reading

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Nine years

Nine years ago, I moved into this flat, it’s nice to live in one place, I’m very lucky that I’ve been able to do it.

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The Joy of Bathing

I have taken to a nightly bath. I’ve been trying to do something about my lack of sleep and a bath is relaxing, in part because rinsing the bath is easier than tidying up after a shower! Baths seems inherently … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Last year, I posted about what I did the week before and it got a bit boring. So this year, instead of sticking to a ‘this is what I did’ post, I’ll just write whatever is on my mind when … Continue reading

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February Photos – Part One

Last month I did two posts with the photos that I’d taken and I found that it encouraged me to take more photos. So I’m going to do it again this month! Tree. 28 JanuaryMorning. 30 JanuarySeeds. 30 January. More … Continue reading

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Housework for One: Clean and Tidy

I’ve been blogging since 2008 and in that time I’ve basically used the space as a massive journal. To log the things I’ve cooked, to set goals and keep me on track, to explain how and why I see the … Continue reading

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