Content With Tag “House”

  1. Week 56: Patches

    A wall covered in 20 different green and neutral paint patches

    A week of expanding paint samples, nerding out with temperature and humidity sensors, feeling rough, and a bunch of new board games. Read Week 56: Patches.

  2. Week 55: Germs

    A delicious-looking lasagna with a crispy top and lots of fried sage

    A week of many meals out, lots of cute new plant friends, paint samples, nasty germ spreaders, and a tasty lasagna. Read Week 55: Germs.

  3. Week 54: Drill Bits

    A view of my living room, with a corner sofa now positioned by the window

    A week of reorganising rooms, spending butt-loads of money on power tools, lovely dinners with Euan, getting my hands dirty with some pairing, and gentle roastings all around. Read Week 54: Drill Bits.

  4. Year 1: Home

    A full year of weeknotes represented as a grid of thumbnails

    A year of big life changes, buying a flat, losing Tootsie, writing a lot, trying to keep up to date with technology, games, puzzles, and a lot of isolation. Read Year 1: Home.

  5. Week 53: Settling

    A bright little lamp in the shape of a cute cat

    A week of settling in nicely, some satisfying DIY, sampling a lot of champagne, even more super-fast internet, and a farewell at work. Read Week 53: Settling.

  6. Week 52: Whitechapel

    Me with a shit-eating grin, opening my front door for the first time

    A week of moving house, fast internet, assembling furniture, lots of new shopping options, fake prosecco, and some fun hardware tinkering. Read Week 52: Whitechapel.

  7. Week 51: Tetris

    A large pile of neatly packed boxes full of my possessions

    A week of fighting moths, being great at packing, sorting cables, lots of Minecraft, being super excited for good internet, and some reduced stress levels. Read Week 51: Tetris.

  8. Week 50: Exchange!

    A week of legally binding contracts, transferring large sums of money, giving away our stuff, lovely chats in The Sea Horse, and fighting with our growing moth population. Read Week 50: Exchange!.

  9. Week 49: Chips and Mayo

    Me sipping a cold Stella in a hot tub

    A week of welsh countryside, failing to exchange, birthday scones, a cute cat friend, perfecting some chips, and some sightseeing by car. Read Week 49: Chips and Mayo.

  10. Week 48: Sheep Rescuers

    Me, Charlotte, and Luke looking out over some rolling hills full of sheep

    A week of great flat buying news, a couple of Jägerbombs, 3D printing, a long drive to Wales, a hot tub, and rescuing a lost sheep. Read Week 48: Sheep Rescuers.

  11. Week 47: Mortgage Offer

    A dark cave with glowing vines descending from the roof

    A week of obscene amounts of money, getting excited about cardboard boxes, lovely coffees with friends, three months of crosswords, and a celebratory meal. Read Week 47: Mortgage Offer.

  12. Week 46: Slapped Wrist

    A week of architecture diagrams, booking holidays, signing contracts, a bunch of new TV, and being overenthusiastic about boozing again. Read Week 46: Slapped Wrist.

  13. Week 45: Coaching

    A week of catching up with people, playing with Architect, binge-watching Castle, career coaching, house news, and a night of Kalimotxo Blondes. Read Week 45: Coaching.

  14. Week 43: Caring

    A simple map of a fantasy town named Brightsage. It's a town at the meeting of two rivers and has a large east–west trade route going through it.

    A week of caring for Charlotte, being sad, being desperate to move house, drawing D&D maps, and binge-watching Bones and The Circle. Read Week 43: Caring.

  15. Week 38: Searches

    A week of being sensible, visiting family, a lot of code for code's sake, looking forward to seeing work friends, and finally committing money to my flat purchase. Read Week 38: Searches.

  16. Week 36: Isolation

    Simon Legg + Cillian Murphy = Cam from Too Hot to Handle

    A week of isolating at home, cancelled plans, a third mortgage application, an awful lot of TV, and some roller coaster building. Read Week 36: Isolation.

  17. Week 35: Deck Access

    Tootsie sat in his cat carrier peeking out at the park. We're sat on a checked blanked in the sun.

    A week of more mortgage hold-ups (sigh), giant bounties, lots of fun activities, obsessing over crosswords, and cats in parks. Read Week 35: Deck Access.

  18. Week 34: £137,000

    My dad standing amongst trees and holding me as a baby

    A week of thinking about dad, second flat viewings, paying London rent for 7 years, and making my static website searchable. Read Week 34: £137,000.

  19. Week 33: Fire Safety

    A screenshot of the "Responses" section of one of my blog posts, showing social interactions with the post and a form to submit your own mentions of the page.

    A week of house buying progress, new characters, sun and champagne with friends, and a lot of time spent learning how webmentions work. Read Week 33: Fire Safety.

  20. Week 30: Office

    A picture of our TV screen, with Eurovision playing. The running order is pinned to the TV cabinet, and lots of european flags hang across the wall.

    A week of office visits, successful speedruns, tetris-like cities, a mini Eurovision party, and training myself to like soap weed. Read Week 30: Office.