Feeling the Seasons – The Mood, Textures, Lighting of Autumn

Feeling the Seasons – The Mood, Textures, Lighting of Autumn

“ My favourite colour is October”- Unknown The autumn nights are drawing in- time to take stock on the year and huddle down into softer, warmer spaces. The colours & textures of autumn are more muted than the brights and vivid of spring & summer think russets,...
The ‘Third Way’​…A Scenario

The ‘Third Way’​…A Scenario

Imagine your mum (recently widowed or all alone)…is staying in the family home. She might be in her early 70’s, still pretty active, but her hip/ knees are starting to age. She’s living in a four bed semi or detached home with a decent sized garden...
Is The Concept Of Council Houses Dead?

Is The Concept Of Council Houses Dead?

Did you know the concept of the ‘Council House’ is 100 years old? A truly epic & visionary piece of social engineering from a British Government born from post WW1 trauma to the working classes who sacrificed their futures to return home to a home...
It’s A Trust Thing Or A Dust Thing?

It’s A Trust Thing Or A Dust Thing?

Transforming interior domestic spaces- causes mess and stress. The old adage, “You can’t make an omelette without breaking a few eggs” definitely applies to building projects! It’s bad enough when you’re young but when you’re older...
Seniors Safety in their own Home

Seniors Safety in their own Home

“Code Nan Down!” Such is the regularity and prevalence of trips & falls resulting in broken hips in my region of the UK (Sheffield & S Yorkshire), that first responders have the code: “Code Nan Down” to describe the race to the scene to...
Rightsizing Rock-on Baby Boomer

Rightsizing Rock-on Baby Boomer

Rightsizing For Retirement We’re an ageing population in the UK, actually the Western developed economies have some big issues because of that fact. According to the Office for National Statistics, the over-65’s is the FASTEST -growing age group in England...