Print My House

3D printing is the technology that still makes me go “they can do that?”. A technology that gets me acting all “senior moment”. That aside, I genuinely marvel at what may be possible even if, from a distance, it seems like we’re making this stuff out of thin air (I know we’re not but it…

Little Boxes Upon Little Boxes

  Living in a dolls house means that the cost of heating it is not overly prohibitive (despite ever rising energy costs) but the downside is there is just nowhere for stuff and often it feels more like we live in a self imposed jail. Only surrounded by stuff. I’ll never understand why basements are…

No More Own Homes

[rockyou id=119865275&w=426&h=319] A quote from an article here discusses where we go now with the British obsession of owning your own home as repossessions rise and banks and mortgage lenders become more wary of lending money.

The New Colonies

It’s just the same old show on my radio so I decided to try another flavour and today it’s been talking to me (or at me) about gated communities. We have one that’s sprung up a few blocks away. They strike me as an oddly divisive status statement that points to the potential for greater…

A House In Order?

Clutter Begone  Well we’ve completed our main environment rearrangement in a moderate flurry of re thought out storage, freecycling and local recycling where possible. I’ll be working my way through clearing various bits and pieces over the coming weeks including bookcrossing some books and donating others to the library. The Doctor Will See You Now …

Living In A Travelodge for 22 Years

I was intrigued by a news item on the Beeb news site about a now elderly couple who have been living in a Travelodge motel for the past 22 years. Because one of them needs easy disabled access the Travelodge on the A1 fits the bill better than their own 1st floor flat in Sheffield….