Seriously show stopping interiors are created by extremely talented creatives, but it takes much more than a flair for colour to run a successful interior design business. I'm delighted to have been asked to host a new series of podcasts with Sofa Workshop, and our first chat is now live, featuring London based but Northern... Continue Reading →
Sunday Supplement : The One Where We’re Actually In A Sunday Supplement
Not the best planning really, being up in the Lakes with no wi-fi and your phone going bonkers with people telling you that Rocky is famous. Of all the Sundays for our Airbnb Experience to be reviewed by the Sunday Times, it's the Sunday when we're half way up a hill. A pretty hill, granted.... Continue Reading →
Hidden sexism in the home renovation industry?! Hidden my (and her) arse!
I had what was largely a very enjoyable day yesterday, having been invited to speak at Harrogate's Flooring Show, an annual event to showcase the best of the UK flooring industry and present new, innovative products and systems. I'd never been before and though I keep up to date on-line with the most interesting design-led flooring... Continue Reading →
How to make a landlord’s day with the perfect thank you card
Sometimes being a landlord is a bit of a thankless task: endless hours of boring as hell paperwork, fighting with the bank, viewings in the rain, cleaning dirty toilets.... you get the picture. But of course, no-one ever feels sorry for landlords as we have single-handedly ruined the economy with buy-to-lets, terrorise people with our... Continue Reading →
Why control freaks can’t get ill….
Having spent just 5 of the last 90hrs vertical and the rest either asleep or horizontally making cold bustin drug demands, I've woken today to the realisation that this whole getting ill thing really isn't for me. It isn't the feeling desperate, unwashed and depleted, nor the body bashing symptoms of a worse than average... Continue Reading →
Urgent – DIY Disaster Homes required for prime time TV show!!
Further to our news last week that Team Moregeous will be an integral part of a fab new hands-on property show for Channel 5 this summer, expert property production company IWC are seeking contributors. We want to start filming ASAP so pick up the phone if you need help! They're busy whittling down case studies to... Continue Reading →
Full-on glamorous hallway in communal rental property – Landlords take heed!
Unlike many residential landlords, here in Moregeousland we believe that communal hallways and gardens should be things of beauty. Some landlords may think I'm barking bonkers (and some days Mr M may agree....) but I think it makes for happier, better tenants who stay for longer if everything about the property is fab, not just... Continue Reading →