Island hopping…. But sadly not as you know it!

One’s destination is never a place – but a new way of seeing things! That’s what I believe anyway – as wherever I wander I always find someone else’s home, lifestyle, friends…. that is their way of living, along with the favourite local tipple! Before I forget, for latest DIY progress, do check my instagram So how on earth does DIY link with island hopping?? … Continue reading Island hopping…. But sadly not as you know it!

Rain, sleet or snow… the gutters must flow!

Shiny lengths of tubes and half tubes – pristine, polished and oh sooooooooo very long! Been DIY crazy mixed with Christmas shin digs – heaps of cool photos and tips to share with you….  Including one today whereby my gifted Ferrero Rocher was used to help undercoat my window sills…. that sounds sill-y so more on that another time. Reverting back to my gutters…  they’re … Continue reading Rain, sleet or snow… the gutters must flow!

Gingerbread is not just as men!

Ridiculously crazy couple of weeks so no apologies for such a short post…   In only 7 days my flat has transformed from being joists and rafters to fully fledged walls that I can paint on and (almost!) lighting from the ceiling that I can turn on, woohoo! Astonishing!  Blown away, I really am… Along with the incredible resource of 4 window fitters, 2 electricians, … Continue reading Gingerbread is not just as men!

Might as well be in the sauna!

Gulp, my first post in a few days!  Been incredibly crazing doing….. well DIY!  It’s a full time job, not forgetting my ‘real’ full time job – literally morning, noon and night…  …yesterday at 5am I was measuring the bathroom, at lunch time I was discussing a new boiler and by night I was buying a new post box for my front door…. ​​ Polished … Continue reading Might as well be in the sauna!

Mr Foggs – Where’s your next passport stamp?

My next passport stamp is soooo exciting – I love deciding which exotic location to set sail to… countries without a passport stamp just aren’t on my go-to list, haha! DIY been very physical lately – so whilst my biceps are now ever-so-slightly bulging, I was certain my sipping technique needed improving… Last week I was invited to one of my favourite London bars, Mr … Continue reading Mr Foggs – Where’s your next passport stamp?

Powder – Sadly not snow but dust!

Huff and puff, nifty jumps and parallel turns down the black run….  Yes I would rather be in knee-deep powder skiing! Grrr sadly this isn’t about powder snow but powder dust!  By the bucket load…  snows all day when you’re doing DIY, only settles down at night. Haven’t meant to be off the radar the last few days, just drinking bubbles in one of my … Continue reading Powder – Sadly not snow but dust!

More vibrant than Rosé bubbles!

My new lunchtime friend – isn’t he awesome?   Unlike other friends, he doesn’t talk to me nor challenge me on what I’m wearing, what I’m up to… nor even what champagne I’m drinking! Nope, this isn’t about DIY or champagne (well, I might touch on the latter, haha!).  Instead my little lunchtime companion who often sits patiently by my side… turning his head up … Continue reading More vibrant than Rosé bubbles!

Go girl – but don’t nail it!

Usually with a zest for life I’d recommend anyone to nail it!  Just get it done, sort it, achieve… But not this time. This time I’m going against the grain. For weeks I’ve been mentioning the 5 essentials for you before starting DIY, of which 4 I’ve covered already – eye goggles, ear plugs, face mask, clothing.  I haven’t yet touched on 5th… Then would … Continue reading Go girl – but don’t nail it!

Lift your head up princess, if not the crown falls!

Countdown till Halloween has begun!  Dusted off my witches outfit – I love it…. it’s an ultra teeny, very low cut and highly indecent dress, polished off with fish net tights, a huge pointy hat and black nail varnish…. I can only get away wearing it once a year so I make sure it has a good outing!  I can’t wait to share our Halloween … Continue reading Lift your head up princess, if not the crown falls!