Too Posh to Clean?

I heard something on TV very briefly the other week about it being ‘common’ (what a word) to obsessively keep your house clean. I suppose this stems from the days of the lower classes being ‘the help’ and then maintaining those standards at home, along with the sampler phrases of ‘cleanliness is next to Godliness’.… Read More Too Posh to Clean?

When Life (in this case, mushrooms) gets in the way of Plans

Now, I have made rather a large hullabaloo (love that word) about giving up work, doing an Access course and returning to university in September, in order to achieve the lifestyle that I want for myself and my family. Hmmm. But what happens when your lovely turn of the century house becomes riddled with dry-bloody-rot?  (Incidentally, I’ve now… Read More When Life (in this case, mushrooms) gets in the way of Plans