15 Jul

Visiting Tudor But Living With Modern Oak

I can well remmeber one of the first visits I was able to make to a national trust property.  It

02 Jun

Shared Roof Space Causes Chimney Fire Nightmare

I was once the proud owner of a victorian mid terrace – built in the late 1880s.  It felt old

03 May

Property Maintenance For Multi Home Ownership

I have friends who own several properties – a house in the local village, in fact one of the minor

09 Apr

Tudor Example On Effective Property Care

Years ago my family went on mass to the Isle of Wight for long carefree camping holidays.  The weather forecast

18 Mar

From Furnished Flats To Bespoke Fitments

If you buy a very modern home, it is almost obligatory to fill it with scandinavian rubber wood, cheap and

11 Feb

The Nightmare Of The Scullery Kitchen

We all need to look at our houses and homes at some time in our busy lives.  Once upon a

07 Jan

Closing Down Sale Brings Bumper Harvest

When my family first moved into our nicely spacious and comfortable family house, we were able to furnish most rooms

19 Dec

Granny’s Heirloom Furniture Gaining In Value

When we were redistributing the furniture and effects from an ancient relative’s bungalow recently, the grandchildren were invited to take

18 Nov

Homes Need To Downsize To Conserve Open Space

One of the nicest things about living in a modern family home is having fitted wardrobes and cabinets in each

26 Oct

Romantic Cottage Dreams Crushed By Garage Door

On a recent stay with relatives who live in the country amid lots of gorgeous stone and thatch cottages, I