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While the bedroom transformation was successful and went (for the most part) without too many hitches, the same can't be said for the rest of the cottage transformation. Indeed as work progressed in other zones, project drama truly escalated. Little did we know what lay in store. Exacerbated by a tiny design budget -- and an even smaller team -- something had to give. Jeesh.
New York played perfect host to Tartan Week. Kick-starting the festivities was a wildly entertaining tartan parade which cartwheeled down 5th Avenue like Scotland on crack. Later, we danced like lunatics with tartan-clad twins outside Macy's as their Mom captured the moment on her iPhone.
We're city boys; it's official. Hey, our Smythson printed business card proudly attests this, proclaiming -- in raised 'Bookman Old Style' font -- 'Colin & Justin; Glasgow, London, Toronto.' Yup, we have metropolis, God damn it, coursing through our veins faster than Kim Kardashian heading to a photo opp' with rabid pap's in hot pursuit.