There are some industries that make complete sense of having the office set out in the grounds of the house, or arden if they are not so extensive.   Obviously there are many that cannot be run out there. but when t comes to admin, design, arty and crafty businesses, then the world is your oyster […]

The carefree days of summer and the school holidays are over – the word carefree used fairly loosely here.  School holidays inevitably mean shuffling of responsibilities comes into play.  Unless said children are all over the age of about 13 or 14, no parent feels comfortable leaving them for very long to entertain themselves if […]

Getting the right office furniture is very important in these days of working from home or sharing offices.  It’s no good going to the cheap furniture outlets and just buying the cheapest set there is.  The items, particularly seating, have to be hard wearing and comfortable – these two factors alone will rule out the […]

One of the beauties of working from home is being able to stroll out to the garden more or less at leisure.  There’s definitely something rewarding in the getting up and off the chair, if nothing else.  However there is so much more to be had from a mid morning leg stretch.  The garden is […]

I’m sitting here looking out onto a slightly damp back lawn surrounded by even damper borders abundant with early summer growth.   As I get older, the simpler things that mother nature never fails to provide brings me a life enhancing quality.  Just when I thik my favourite woodland plant hasn’t survived that rather harsh winter, […]