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99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall: A 2021 project

My birthday present to myself was the 99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall poster. This, a genius idea of Emma Stokes aka Gin Monkey, is a scratch off poster featuring 99 bottles of gin, the gins should be easy … Continue reading

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House Changes

I’ve been living in the same place 11 years, the only place I’ve lived as long is the flat in Fulham as a kid (16 years from ages 4 to 20!). I moved here after a long period of sadness … Continue reading

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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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Recommendations: Jersey Bedding

I love my bed. I mean really love it and changing the bed linen weekly is one of the housework tasks I do every week pretty much without fail. It’s a family thing I think, Ben and I will both … 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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Monday Miscellany

It’s my birthday! Yes, I do make a fuss about it although I’m not sure that being halfway through my 40’s all that exciting We had family lunch yesterday, it’s the first time I’ve seen the boys since Easter, everyone … 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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Monday Miscellany (on Tuesday)

I feel I should congratulate Ireland, well done on the referendum result! This is a vote for compassion and for allowing women to make the choices that are right for them. Now for Northern Ireland. The week after a bank holiday … Continue reading

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