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Gardening tips – 8 jobs to do in your garden before winter hits

Fellow green fingered gardeners of the UK. As you’ll well know, British Summer Time has come to an end. The clocks have gone back. The dark nights have drawn in. And Monty Don and the Gardener’s World crew have left a gaping hole in our Friday night TV schedule and gone into hibernation until the spring. Which can only mean…

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Bright ideas to keep your house safe while you’re away on holiday

Don’t get me wrong. I love a summer holiday as much as the next person. The chance to get away from it all. Spend some quality time with the family. To relax, put your feet up and explore new places (or just plonk yourself on a sun lounger and sip cocktails by the poolside). Whatever floats your boat. But as…

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Life after London – how we made our house renovation dreams a reality

Deciding to move out of London was one of the hardest decisions we’ve ever had to make. I loved our London flat – my first step on the property ladder – which we’d transformed over four years from a soulless blank box into a beautiful home. We got engaged there. Planned our wedding there. Started a family there. Built a…

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Our bathroom transformation – from Victorian water closet to modern family bathroom

We’ve always been so unlucky with our bathrooms. In our little old London flat, we had a tiny windowless L-shaped bathroom with just enough space for a bath, small sink and loo squeezed in. But I’m not exaggerating when I say; you pretty much had to keep the door open while using it to avoid feeling like you were trapped…

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A sneak peek at our new pink bedroom

When Rosie suggested a ‘pink theme’ for our new bedroom, I originally balked at the idea. Pink? In OUR bedroom? OUR ROOM?!! Not a chance. But after a few weeks of not-so-subtle lobbying from Rosie and just a dash of self-reflection from me, I eventually came around to the idea. Call me ‘under the thumb’, but ultimately: I’m not averse…

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