Pondering

  • Jan172019
    A living room scene

    Part 9: The living room Part #2

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    Squeezing my sofa through the door, hacking foot stools and coffee tables and wheels on everything! Read time: 7 minutes

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  • Jan162019
    a view of a living room

    Part 8: The adventure continues…. The living room Part #1

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    Our lives perpetually evolve and so do our homes. At least that the excuse I have been making for not finishing the living room and this blog sooner…Read time: 4 minutes

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  • Jan042019
    A living room setting with lots of plants with a man relaxing in a chair and a christmas tree in the background

    Love. Purpose. Whimsy.

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    What makes a good life, the importance of whimsy in design and the role of our homes in helping us to do the things we want to do.
    Read time: 4 minutes

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  • Nov292018
    A cosy fireplace with stocking hung all around

    Could my nan use it? A Christmas challenge

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    Making your home a friendlier place for guests this Christmas is about more than a scented candle and a full fridge. Watch and learn this Christmas.
    Read time: 5 minutes

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  • Nov272018
    coffee mug with caption keep calm and drink coffee

    The bigger picture

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    The power of nudging things along little by little and talking our brains out of sabotaging our efforts.
    Read time: 4 minutes

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  • Nov212018
    6 thumbnails of quick guides: appliance height, fresh lick of paint, are you sitting comfortably, shower power, sprucing up your home , and love your bathroom

    New ‘quick guides’ go live. Woohoo!

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    You’ve seen guides to help you make your home more eco-friendly, well now you have some to help you make your home a little more people friendly.
    Read time: 2 minutes

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  • Oct082018
    graphic saying buy inaccessible, buy twice

    Stating the obvious

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    Are we setting ourselves up to fail with the way we are designing our bathrooms at the moment?
    Read time: 5 minutes

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  • Sep242018
    Nan traps bingo card

    Nan Trap Bingo!

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    See how friendly your house is to grow old in and your guests to visit – or are you setting nan traps!
    Read time: 2 minutes

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  • Sep202018
    dribbles of brigt multi-coloured paint

    Trade secrets of paint!

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    Demystifying weird paint names, unlocking the secret language of decorators, and unlocking power of great visual contrast in your home colour schemes.

    Read time: 5 minutes

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  • Sep012018
    Selfie of Laura wearing new glasses

    My new glasses

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    A (clearer) look at my brand new glasses and pondering if once derided specs can become mainstream objects of desire, is there hope for the lowly toilet raiser??

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