The Pros and Cons of a Back Boiler

The Pros and Cons of a Back …

Back boilers get their name from the fact that they’re attached to the back of a stove or fireplace. Back boilers became popular in the 1960s, though they started to be phased out in the 1980s. However, there are many…

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Granny Morton’s No-Fail Scones

Granny Morton’s No-Fail Scones

There isn’t much that can’t be made at least a fraction better with a cup of tea. It’s what we English folk do when times get tough the kettle gets switched on, and the world is put to rights over…

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Reclaiming Our Bedroom Now Hugo Is Older

Reclaiming Our Bedroom Now Hugo Is Older

A few weeks ago Hugo moved into his own room. I know for many people, this seemed like a late transition, but it’s what worked for us. Since then he has been sleeping like a complete dream (excuse the pun.)…

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Keeping Warm During The Winter Months

Keeping Warm During The Winter Months

The winter months are upon us, and it’s at this time of year that the temperature really starts to plummet. As it gets colder outside, keeping warm can be much more of a challenge – especially if you live in…

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Renovating & Redecorating Our Family Home

Renovating & Redecorating Our Family Home

Last year we moved out of Manchester and further out towards the country. We had lived in the heart of Manchester for years, and it was very much home, but as our family was growing, we needed more space and…

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