May the 4th be with you

Happy Star Wars day everyone! I thought I’d take this opportunity to look at some of the most enduring quotes from Star Wars and relate them back to HAPS let’s start with my personal favourite from the little green Jedi himself “Do. Or do not. There is no try.”...
Blow your fuse

Blow your fuse

So what is so tricky about popping a button back in on a fuse box?  That is the $112 question. Recently a partner of HAPS, who is a residential landlord, shared a story with us which encapsulates the difference between generations and the DIY “dream”. I have...
Everybody MOVE

Everybody MOVE

While trying to come up with a topic for this week’s blog, I keep coming up empty-headed!   My overworked brain keeps coming back to the overriding thought that I’m moving house in less than a week and I HAVE SO MUCH TO DO. So, why fight it? Let’s just wallow in the...
Exploring Space

Exploring Space

Our homes are our private space and one of the most significant places we inhabit.   Yet the concept of how we use space, particularly as the planet struggles under the weight of an ever increasing population, is being put under scrutiny. The way we use space and...
Culture Shock: It’s coming home

Culture Shock: It’s coming home

Like it or not, our culture is changing. Culture shock is a term commonly used when we immerse ourselves in a culture different from “our own” culture, and we are confronted by life – but not as we know it. There is also the phenomenon of reverse...