Papering, Sanding and Painting: House DIY Update

  This has been one of those eventful/uneventful weeks that sometimes seem to happen. You know the one: where for you, things seem to be happening but to a casual observer nowt much has changed. My maternity leave has started a bit earlier than anticipated, thanks to recurring colds and viruses. I finally decided to…

Homemaking in the 1950s and Now

Are you nostalgic? As a generation, are we harking back to past eras more than any other¬†generation before us? Or this a natural human action: to yearn for something we can never truly have – or replicate? It certainly seems that there are more and more people of my age who look to their ancestors…