How to personalise your room and make it your home

   It can be difficult to know what to bring with you when you move into a new place, especially for us graduates considering how frequently we tend to move from place to place while we ‘find ourselves’ during the immediate years after uni. Regardless of how long you’re planning on moving into your new … Continue reading How to personalise your room and make it your home

Reasons to choose a house share and not rent on your own…

Why houseshare? Housesharing is something everyone should do at least once. Whether that’s just to see how you fare living with other people or to save up some money for more important things like putting down a deposit on your first house or getting smashed every weekend.  A lot of us experience it for the … Continue reading Reasons to choose a house share and not rent on your own…

The Tenant Commandments: Some unwritten rules of living in house shares

Make friends There are zero benefits to living with strangers. Make friends with your housemates. And who knows, they may have a personality or a car or something. First in the living room gets the remote. You won’t always choose who you live with. That could mean you are stuck with someone who classes The … Continue reading The Tenant Commandments: Some unwritten rules of living in house shares

Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around Chorlton

Eat out to help out. A scheme organised by the government to encourage us to empty our pockets and fill our bellies. We have already told you about our favourite restaurants using the scheme in Didsbury and Withington, so now it's Chorlton's turn. Some of my all time favourite restaurants are based in Chorlton, meaning … Continue reading Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around Chorlton

Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around West Didsbury

Living in Manchester we are so incredibly fortunate to have such a vast and diverse range of restaurants to choose from. I genuinely struggle to think of a country/part of the world that isn’t represented within the Manchester restaurant scene, and I’m yet to be disappointed by any of the dozens of places that I’ve … Continue reading Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around West Didsbury

Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around Withington and Didsbury Village

Throughout August you can go out for a meal and the government will split the bill with you. It’s like dining with Rishi Sunak, but without the inconvenience of having to have a conversation with him. It’s part of their efforts to get people eating in restaurants again to recoup their losses over lockdown. And … Continue reading Boris Bites! Our top 5 half price eats around Withington and Didsbury Village

Locked Down In A New Flatshare (the memoirs of an idealHouseshare resident)

Lockdown. You know the story. Some idiot ate a bat and then a few months later everyone couldn’t leave their house. Great. What a perfect start to the Spring. For us, it was also the start of a flat share. In fact, our 6th and final housemate moved in on the day Boris announced our fate. … Continue reading Locked Down In A New Flatshare (the memoirs of an idealHouseshare resident)