Here is a list of all the books I read this year. Those with asterisks beside them are the ones that made it into my annual Best Books of the Year lists. Read more
I had a very pleasant surprise when I ripped up the flooring in the hallway and living room. It was this manky engineered wood stuff – some of it can look good, I know, I have it in the bedroom, but this was crappy – and I was expecting to just find sheets of plywood underneath, like when I pulled up the carpet in the bedroom. Read more
A few days ago, I read a post on The Peacock’s Nest entitled The ‘Little Job’ List. I liked it because it was relatable: when you’re renovating, there are so many small things that need to be done alongside the bigger things, but these get swallowed up by dealing with broken boilers and bathroom floors falling onto downstairs neighbours’ beds.
But that’s a story for another time. Here is my Little Jobs List.