Fan The Flames
Even though 95% of UK homes are centrally heated and a fire isn’t necessary, there is something mesmerising and cosy about a flickering flame.
An open fire or a wood burner will give the best aesthetic, but both options come with a number of downsides: wood-burning is the single biggest source of small-particle air pollution in the UK, you need to store wood and coal, there’s the mess and you will need to do a certain amount of maintenance e.g. chimney sweeping. […]