Sorry, Kirstie Allsopp, I can’t trust my man to buy a chair, let alone a house

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Location, Location, Location’s Kirstie Allsopp has established a reputation as the nation’s speaker of domestic truths. Every so often she pronounces on washing machines in kitchens (“disgusting”), children on iPads (“I broke theirs”) and marriage (“big weddings are a waste”). But I’m fairly sure Kirstie’s latest observation will not chime with many of her fans.

The presenter has revealed that since she has been with her partner, Ben Andersen, he has bought three houses without asking her (expert) advice, and that while on one occasion it made her cross, she says that “if you are a true couple and you love each other, then you trust each other”. Hmm. The fact that Andersen also works in property should be taken into consideration but