Renovation Diaries 02. Design process, Planning + Sourcing

Welcome back to another Renovation Diaries post! Today we are talking about layouts, planning ideas + the sourcing process for some key pieces that would be needed early on in the build. At this point, the Chapel felt like a woodwork studio as we started sanding back some of the features we wanted to incorporate…

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Experiments in indoor bulb growing

This year I decided to branch out from just planting my ‘usual’ bulbs on the balcony and plant some different indoor (in the UK climate at least!) bulbs too. On my balcony, I plant the obligatory tulips and daffodils annually, refresh my oxalis tubers and try some other bits and bobs. Lavender, peonies, and lots…

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On trees and morning light

I’m breaking my first rule writing this, by sitting in bed with my laptop. I try not to write in my bedroom but of course there can always be exceptions to rules. Drinking my tea earlier I found myself completely transfixed by the view outside my window. I live in a second floor apartment, which…

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