Archive for the ‘General advice’ Category

5 tips on how to Feng Shui your bedroom for a zen start to the new year

Let’s aim to finish this year and start the new one as we mean to go on – calm, collected, well rested, and full of zen. To even have a hope of doing this, we need to ensure we have ample sleep. Feng Shui is the ancient Chinese art of arranging living spaces to … Read the full post »

Best renovations for small bathrooms

As residents of Potts Point which has one of the highest ratios of apartment living, we see a lot of small bathrooms. We see all sorts. Some of them are very cleverly renovated, some not so, and some are in need of some tender loving care. But it got us thinking about what makes a clever small bathroom renovation and why. … Read the full post »

Moving? How To Keep It As Green As Possible

Moving is a stressful time. In fact, it can be one of the most stressful things you do. It represents change and unfamiliar territory. There’s so much to think about, what you need, what you’re taking, what you’re getting rid of, how you’re doing it, what needs to be cancelled etc. But what about the … Read the full post »

How can we reduce water wastage in the home?

[caption id="attachment_1909" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Simple ways to save water[/caption] Simple tips to recycle water Water is a precious. Life can’t exist without it. Just making small changes around the home can help to recycle it and reduce the wasted water that just goes back down the drain. We share some simple tips to save and reuse water where you can around the home. Reuse excess … Read the full post »

10 thing we love about Potts Point

We’ve just shared some Sydney love so it’s only right that we show some affection to our home town, Potts Point. Those that know us know how much we love it. As a home, as a base for our business, as a homeowner. And here’s some of the reasons why: 1. The community It’s probably one of the … Read the full post »

10 things we love about Sydney

We think it’s time to share some Sydney love. Those that know us know how much we love this city. Those that live here know how great it is. Golden beaches, wonderful weather, and a world famous harbour that brings out the green-eyes amongst the rest of the world. There are lots of other reasons why we love … Read the full post »

3 ways Hong Kong is similar to Sydney

[caption id="attachment_1733" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] In some ways worlds apart, in others so similar.[/caption] One of us recently spent a week in Hong Kong and came back smiling. It’s such a vibrant and diverse place. It literally never sleeps, has all the wonderful aspects of Asia with seemingly none of the not-so-wonderful (except the pollution). But there are some elements … Read the full post »

Where to look for good news when you’re sick of bad news

[caption id="attachment_1710" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Where’s the good news and how do we find it?[/caption] Losing your faith in humanity? The world feels a bit crazy right now. So much disaster and sadness in the news. It was making us depressed. But then we remembered that most human beings are decent and kind. That bad news sells and is therefore the things that … Read the full post »

4 tips to help you live a more sustainable life

[caption id="attachment_1703" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Pieces of plastic in the ocean will soon outnumber fish.[/caption] Be empowered to make the right choices Every day we make choices. And every day those choices could have a huge impact on the environment. The more and more we learn about how things are made or how we’re disposing of things, the more we realise … Read the full post »

Home electrical faults – what are you allowed to fix yourself?

[caption id="attachment_1668" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Electricity is dangerous and should never be taken for granted.[/caption] Vs when’s it time to call in the professionals When things go wrong in the home, it’s so easy to think to ourselves “we can do that, I don’t need to pay someone”. But sometimes, DIY is a definite no-no. Especially when it involves electricity. As a Sydney … Read the full post »

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