My sofa has served me well. It’s a big ol 3 seat tan leather sofa and has admirably accepted its role as a climbing frame for the children and has shared many afternoon tea spillages and shouldered red wine bravely over the years. It deserves a medal for serving so honourably as the heart of the living room. The place where cuddles and laughter and tickles have taken place over the years. Yet part of me does want to change it, as we move onto our next chapter with older children and busy lives. Something a little more high maintenance like velvet! yes I get excited by velvet. Please don’t judge me. I’m not ready to invest in a new sofa yet so I…