Posts Tagged ‘Home’

Mortgages: Mad Musings

Over the summer, the 21-year-old daughter of some family friends got engaged. I found this absolutely shocking. Somebody just a little younger than me was in pursuit of an old-fashioned, arbitrary ideal: marriage. A few months later, it was announced that this girl and her fiancé were going to buy a house together, and were looking […]

Moroccan inspired interior design

Any visit to the beautiful North African country of Morocco inspires those with an interest in interior design. This enchanted land of open deserts and majestic mountains has a rich past and distinctive culture stretching back thousands of years. Historically the Moroccan Berbers were famous for hospitality and if we look at the interiors of […]

You’re away, hooray! But what have you left at home?

Travelling is really the best. Exploration, new friends and the best memories go along with the first footsteps out a front door. However, you have to give due consideration to what’s left behind. It’s one of those cliché’s, “Did I leave the back door unlocked?”, “Did I leave the gas on?” and so forth. One […]

Top 10 home makeover tips

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply want to provide your property with a facelift this spring, a home makeover is a relatively easy way of sprucing things up. However, with so many areas to tackle and so many rooms to combat, how can you put your time and budget to best use? […]

ACHICA Homeware Wish List

We’re huge fans of ACHICA here at Take on the Road, and spend many hours more than we should browsing their website for gorgeous home and kitchen offerings. The members-only luxury lifestyle store has some particularly lovely things at the moment, so we thought we’d share them with you. Here’s our wish list… Roulette Pop Wall Clock, £45.00 […]

A Weekend in the Countryside

This weekend, I’ve headed home to my parents’ house in the countryside in an attempt to get an epic amount of work done. Armed only with stationery, Edward Said’s Orientalism and a book called Hidden Iran, at the top of the ‘to do’ list are two uni assignments, a feature for Wanderlust Magazine to write, […]