How We Live
Pondering the otherness of Aussie homes
Rain patters and clatters in the metal gutter outside my study window.
There’s heavy rain forecast for the next 24 hours: 25–40 mm. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility that the roof will leak — again.
Our house in Oxford, a typical English terraced house of the 1980s, was small and sturdy. Weathertight against the worst…