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Preparations in London

Starting from zero

Two weeks ago I stared blankly at the Google homepage, the white box challenging me to type in the one phrase that would lead me directly to the people I needed to speak to. I slowly typed in ‘sign makers’ and as Google was frantically predicting what I might write next I added as an afterthought ‘Cornwall’.

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Waving the white flag

We had absolutely no problem picking out curtain material, with carpets and paint colours chosen in a matter of minutes – yet hours of time have been expended on debates about the size and weight of duvet covers and what to buy first – a coffee grinder, an easel or a printer…

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Every time I look out of our window, or step out of the front door I am rewarded with breathtaking views that remind me why we chose to move down here in the first place, but DIY is not my natural state…

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Little Leaf vs. the retail giants

A few years ago I was getting chucked out of pubs, this weekend we were ushered out of Carpet Right. I used to run to […]

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A community online

A few weeks ago the Little Leaf Guest House blog received the Honest Scrap Award from Louisa Blackmore of West Egg. I was both chuffed […]

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The sleeper train and other stories

Fresh from our engagement, with a shiny ring on the third finger of my left hand (remember the ‘thumb’ doesn’t count), Danny and I boarded […]

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I think you need to speak to Danny

The funny thing about blogging is that you have to be pretty honest. There’s nothing interesting in talking about oneself in the third person (see […]

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Omlettes and other eggsperiments

Last night Danny and I had an omlette competition. Assuming it was quicker to make our own the way we wanted to, rather than arguing […]

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My job at the moment is to project manage the design and development of the Little Leaf website. Fresh from the social media success of Twitter, […]

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Mates rates

What constitutes a mate? A question that never really needed answering until now. Having never had a job which rains down perks upon my grateful […]

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