Pondering

  • Mar292020
    Close up of person washing hands in a sink

    Things got a bit weird, right?

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    Kitchen tables to offices, living rooms to schools, gardens to gyms. More than ever we’re asking our homes to flex with changes in our lives and circumstances.
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  • Jul272019
    Priority seat label with older person, pregnant woman and parent and child images

    Pregnancy is like rapid onset ageing

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    Calling bullshit on ‘the pregnancy glow’ and suddenly being able to see basic design flaws everywhere. 
    Read time: 4.5 minutes

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  • May292019
    Cartoon of a house with a smoking chimney and the story title written inside it

    A Marvellous Home for Mum, Mimi, Mo and me.

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    A little children’s story about inclusive design for you all to enjoy…suitable for all 🙂
    Read time: 5 minutes

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  • May282019
    Old photograph of nan in her NAAFI uniform

    Happy 100th birthday nan. And thank you

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    A eulogy to my wonderful nan, a big inspiration behind The Pretty, Good Project.
    Read time: 5.5 minutes

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  • Apr192019
    Turquoise background with pink spots

    Famous Last Words

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    Tempting fate, seismic changes and hello again.
    Read time: 2.5 minutes

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  • 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.
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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.
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