As more and more of us abandon the comfort blanket of the traditional office (and the far less comforting long commute), we take a look at the brave pioneers of home-based working... be it in a purpose-built live/work property, a home office or the garden shed.
Eat your heart out Crufts – live/work is tailor made for dog appreciation, says New York-based journalist Mark Martin
On England's south coast Diane Nicholls has mastered the fine art of flexible working, balancing lexicography with dog entertainment
The fine art of Havelock live/work
Painter Elizabeth Chisholm is an artist based at the Havelock Walk live/work community in Forest Hill, south east London
Fashion designer Avshalom Gur is a West Ferry success story, having expanded his growing empire to fill two adjacent live/work units.