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Are Crocs Cool?

Love them or hate them, Crocs have been around for well over ten years now, and aren’t going anywhere soon. Often called the ugliest shoes in the world, they still have a fanbase that includes Dame Helen Mirren so is it ever acceptable to wear them, and if so when? Read more…

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Plumbing Fails

We have all seen rogue traders and are all too aware of the disasters that can take place when a job is left in the hands of a untrained fool masquerading as a qualified tradesman. Perhaps some of the worst offenders are rogue plumbers, since their mishaps can often cost thousands in water damage and hours of labour to repair. Read more…

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Swimming In The Strings

How do you know if someone likes violins when you visit their home? Why, you look at their swimming pool of course. Read more…

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The Florida Home Aiming For Versailles

If you’ve seen the fantastic documentary The Queen Of Versailles, you’ll know all about the Siegel family. The 2012 movie seen the family deal with maintaining their lavish lifestyle while the family company (timeshare vacations) was under threat. Read more…

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The Colour Purple

Houses don’t have to be left in a bad state or have a completely functionless façade to be seen as uncool. Sometimes it just has to be a completely gaudy looking place that will register with us. Read more…

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Gatsby’s Nightmare

There’s being grand, and then there’s being an eyesore. One mansion in Fort Lauderdale takes home our prize as the most excessive and over the top house that has us praying for the poor souls who have to clean it. Read more…