Life

20 Feb 18

What makes a house a home?

I recently got asked this question, ‘What makes a house a home’ as part of a magazine interview. And I my reply was instant, “the people who live there”. It seems blindingly obvious but also maybe overlooked. But in the case of a house fire it’s my family and my dog Lucy who I would […]

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03 Jan 18

Feeling grateful for 2017

Having spent literally a week on the sofa, eating mostly chocolate, I’m now rising like a Phoenix from the flames, or cushions in my case. It was an exhausting run up to Christmas, mostly because we decided to smash our house to smithereens just three weeks before. But now I’ve got the New Year itch. […]

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14 Nov 17

DIY SOS Children in Need special for the Roots Foundation

When I got the call to see if I would be available to join the team for the DIY SOS Children in need special I knew this was going to be something on a whole other level of epic. I have to pinch myself sometimes that I have been lucky enough to carve myself such […]

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21 Aug 17

10 ways to create a happy home

Happiness. It’s the Holy Grail right? And us Brits don’t appear to be very good at it. We’re just not hitting the Hygge like our Scandinavian neighbours. But ask anyone I know and it’s the ultimate goal we’re all striving to grasp – be it success at work, love filled relationships, or harmony at home.  […]

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31 Jul 17

Happiness in the home project

I recently got an exciting opportunity to work on a project to measure happiness in the home. I jumped at the chance, as it would involve promoting the well being boosting benefits of improving your home and creating a space that works on every level for all the family. Leading the research was new bank […]

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08 Jun 17

My amazing time on DIY SOS

Well tonight, 8th June on BBC One, just before the nail biting election results, the country got to see what we can really achieve when we put other peoples needs in front of our own and go all out for the greater good of our community. Rebuilding the Ratcliffes home, on the Isle of Sheppey […]

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