Hints and Tips

Concierge Moves, decluttering, downsizing, Hints and Tips, moving house, organise your home / 16.05.2019

Time to declutter the kitchen? The sun is out and you’re reaching into the back of the cupboard trying to find the picnic plates and you can’t help but notice the bottom of the cupboard is a bit sticky and dirty. Or, you’re looking for the dried chillies to make Jamie Oliver’s “Ultimate roast chicken Caesar salad” and you knock over the old jar of Safeway Ground Turmeric and wonder when you last used it. It’s time to declutter the kitchen. Do one cupboard at a time. But make sure if you store similar items in different places (normally because there are too many...

decluttering, downsizing, Hints and Tips, News, organise your home, Uncategorized / 28.01.2019

Everyone that knows me understands that I’m a “Do as I say rather than do as I do” type of person. The other day I woke up and wondered if I should change. I’ve been helping people declutter before they move house for years, and although I’m not moving, I thought it was time to declutter my own house. Before you start to declutter: The best advice I can give anyone is not to declutter on your own. Get a friend or a professional in to help. It’s more fun, it keeps you focussed, keeps the momentum going, and less exhausting (there’s also...

Concierge Moves, downsizing, Hints and Tips, News / 21.03.2018

I've been helping people move house now for many years and don't believe that with the right support moving needs to become as overwhelming as it can do. What sort of help do I mean? Help preparing your house for sale; help choosing the right estate agent; help with the legals; help with the packing and moving and finally help with the unpacking the other end. Some might want help with everything - others may appreciate some advice. To that end, I've written a book. It's what I've learnt over the years and hopefully is a start to helping you. If you'd like a copy...

Concierge Moves, Hints and Tips, News, organise your home, Uncategorized / 16.11.2017

“We’re moving house before Christmas!” The relief and sheer delight was palpable down the phone – they had exchanged contracts on the house and the completion date was fixed. But then reality hit. PANIC! “How am I going to manage?” My answer to her was simple – “It’ll be a piece of cake - let’s start planning”. So, we planned out the next 6 weeks and what needed to be done and when and by whom and that showed her immediately what help she needed in order to stay sane. For a stress free move - you need the fine art of delegation...