We try not go on about ourselves (really?) too much on HML but today really is a very special day... Today the architect, muji, master max and yours truly take possession of our new house, which is not something we actually thought we'd do for a long long time and so is terrifically exciting and excruciatingly terrifying all at the same time. Above is said house, which looks brilliant because it's the real estate agent's photo. Don't be fooled though people (not that we're complaining, hell we're lucky to have it) but we have taken to calling it 'the financial black hole'. As photo's on HML tomorrow will reveal, it's going to be a very, very, VERY big craft project indeed.
Above is a photo of the backyard, which surprisingly enough is as good as it looks in the real estate photo... AND the reason we fell in love with the place, despite it's falling down walls, sagging floors and lack of a working kitchen. Clearly a few raised veggie patches, lovely old fruit trees and a winding little concrete path do wonders in helping a yard starved family of four overlook the worst of the renovators delight' elements of the house. That and a big ol' shed at the bottom of the garden, which of course was the clincher for the architect.