downsizing

Adventures into subdivision #2

Today, I’ve been contemplating our beautiful silver birch trees in the midst of their autumn splendour. Will this be their last autumn? Downsizing is all about letting things go. If we go ahead with our smaller footprint plans, our trees will have to go to make way for a new build in our backyard. And where the f!@k… Continue reading Adventures into subdivision #2

decorating / homefront · downsizing · it's all about me

Adventures into subdivision #1

Being fifty-something often means change. Physical changes, outlook changes, family changes, housing changes. For us, Boy Wonder’s recent shift to the big smoke signals that we are (like it or not) empty-nesters. Just me, Mr P and Jack Sparrow (Pirate Cat) remain aboard the Mothership. This house is a far heavier footprint than we need… Continue reading Adventures into subdivision #1