House Tour: “House Curious”

Whilst down at Clerkenwell Design Week, my inbox pinged with an intriguing invite, especially for a girl planning events and pop ups at the soon to be finished Moregeous Mansions. Meeting like minded people is a super positive way of keeping focused and keeping your renovation weary spirits up. It sounded to me like Sommer... Continue Reading →

Blocked Loos = Landlord Boo Hoo’s!!

What you don't want as you're packing for a much needed weekend away from renovation chaos and looking forward to hot water, bathrooms and cooking for twenty people - seriously, I do consider the latter a special treat - is a call from a tenant with a blocked loo. As a landlord you don't get... Continue Reading →

Review: El Gato Negro, Manchester

Working hard on building Moregeous Mansions means cutting back on restaurant trips & travel and I hugely miss the interior inspiration which only comes from getting out and about. The internet is all very well, but good interiors touch your senses in other ways than simply the visual. A picture doesn't allow you to feel... Continue Reading →

Do Up Diary#70 Floor Collapse Imminent!

Gazing at my lovely, neat new joists in the extension, it's very tempting to pointedly ignore our reno-hell-section but those ignoring days are coming to an abrupt end as we start to get to grips with the old bit of the house. Here is my living room prepped for the forthcoming festivities:Suffice to say that as you... Continue Reading →

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