- Sometimes you’re busy, and you’d really like a cup of tea, but you don’t want to walk away from the computer for ten minutes while you wait for the stovetop kettle to boil (or worse, return to the study and forget about it, leaving it to make a shrieking racket until someone else hears it).
The fireplace in our study is all fixed up, and it even provides heat now! We gave this disused fireplace some cosmetic updates, and last week we had a heat pump installed inside of it. ICEBOX NO MORE.
Once upon a time, back in January 2015, Jamie and Sam were talking about something-or-other in our living room while I sat on the couch, tuning them out and searching for office shelving on my laptop. I wanted something simple and utilitarian without looking too industrial (or, god help us, “rustic”). Continue reading »