The new normal means that many people now work at least part of their week from home and they will probably continue to do so for the forseeable future. The pandemic saw a huge number of people working remotely. If you are one of them, you might benefit from updating your home office. In this guest post, Nick Acaster from Rugs Direct shares his design tips for transforming your work area into a calm and inspiring space.Read more
Lucky or not?
Is there such thing as being lucky? Does bad luck come in threes? If you break a mirror, do you expect seven years of negative happenings? What about that black cat that crossed your path yesterday? Do you walk around ladders rather than under them, avoid the number 13, take care to hang a horseshoe so that the luck doesn’t run out of the opening and expect a portion of doom if you knock over the salt pot?
Summer in the garden. What could be better… winter, perhaps?
The long days of summer bring a relaxed air of warmth that settles over homes like a drift of the most delicate silk organza. Outdoor life is woven into daily routine, charming all but the most ardent winter-type of personality. Is there such a thing? Indeed there is – in fact a surprisingly high number of people prefer the colder seasons. Love the brightness of summer? Some people can't bear it.