Author profile: Mike James

About Mike James

Mike James
Mike James is a writer by trade, specialising largely in cybersecurity professionally - and then the home (kitchen) leisurely. Based in Brighton, Mike is a design connoisseur and big time foodie - appreciating a fine, single malt whisky on the odd (frequent) occasion.

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From ‘cannot cook’ to ‘love to cook’ in 4 easy steps

learn to cook

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If your passion for cooking doesn’t go further than the freezer and the microwave, you could be missing out big time….

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How to design a stylish single wall kitchen for your home

single wall kitchen

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Some kitchen spaces are more difficult to design than others. Whether you’re wondering how to make the most of a long, thin kitchen, or you have an open plan area to fit out, a single wall kitchen may be your best option…

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Over The Edge: Why We Adore Waterfall Islands In The Kitchen

waterfall island

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One of the biggest kitchen design trends gaining momentum over the last few years is the waterfall island. The name alone is intriguing and perhaps not all that well known yet – so what is it?

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4 fun and fabulous colour makeovers for your kitchen floor

paint the floorboards

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A kitchen is not only the heart of the home, it’s a big capital investment. No wonder that most of us are drawn to timeless neutral colour schemes that are ‘safe’ in the sense of giving us the best return on the investment…

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5 spot on kitchen task lighting tips you need to know (and 5 kitchen lighting mistakes you should absolutely avoid)

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With the kitchen now a multifunctional space in most homes, it’s really no wonder that lighting is causing confusion. We want our kitchens to accommodate statement lighting fixtures, and be equipped with suitable task lighting, as well as dining lighting and ambient lighting for eating, relaxing and entertaining…

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Will A New Kitchen Sell Your Home Faster?

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When the time comes to put your property on the market, it’s common for last-minute concerns to crop up about its décor, its condition, its location… and just about anything else that could make your home more or less appealing to a prospective buyer!

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