The Good, The Blog, and The Ugly

Welcome to the Mad House!

Hello, we’re the Gathfords! Well… We’re Hannah Bounford & Jon Gath, a young couple living together and attempting to navigate the big wide world.

How we’re coping in Lockdown (April 2020)

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We got lost 500m from home – The Gathfords in Lockdown

So it’s April 2020 and the whole of the UK is in lockdown due to the Coronavirus. Over in the Gathford household we’re using it to try some new things. Join us as we discuss how we’re coping and what we’re planning – from cooking to kondo-ing there’s a lot we have planned!

How to Create a Date Jar (and take the stress out of date night)

In the Gathford household we don’t always agree on everything. However, there are a few key facts of life that we do reach a consensus on: Jam and butter do not belong in the same sandwich; chasers are the jocks of Hogwarts; Disney’s Tarzan is an under-rated gem of a movie; and, most importantly, planning… Continue reading How to Create a Date Jar (and take the stress out of date night)

Late Night Reading

“I’m really sorry, I know this is kind of awkward,” I do my best impression of the awkward face emoji as I look over to where Jon is already half-asleep. Jon mumbles something incoherent that I take to mean ‘sure, go ahead.’ “Look, I normally listen to an audiobook when I go to sleep –… Continue reading Late Night Reading


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