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    Our new house is full of weird and wonderful things. The previous owner was a carpenter; in every place he could build some sort of…

    On the wall: Ingela P. Arrhenius prints from Archie’s Boutique

    One of my favourite things about the new house is Eliza’s room, as there’s so much scope to do a whole load of fun things…

    Failing at January

    I think I might already be failing at January. While I’m sure I should feel energised and revitalised and full of joy about the start of…

    Grand designs; our new year, new house renovation project

    When I was very young, my parents decided to design and build two of our childhood homes from scratch. For an IT consultant and part…