Category Archives: change

It ain’t working

We missed a probably perfect-for-us property by 12 hours. The estate agent sent us the email when details were released, I responded immediately, rang the following day for a viewing to be told that at 9.10 an offer had been … Continue reading

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Numbers don’t lie

Well, they do if reported by the government, but my little spreadsheet is a gem. We thought we had struck gold with a lovely little bungalow, all tidy and up together. Sure it needed a few things, but if the … Continue reading

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Tired

Oh boy, I’m so tired. Seven viewings today, plus three cancellations due to accepted offers. On a scale of one to ten, we have one that scored off the charts (backwards), one that was a mobile home with a brick … Continue reading

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Names, Houses and TLAs

Have you ever wondered how people came up with some of the more original house names? When we bought the cottage in 2007, it was already named, and we had a lovely plaque on the front wall with the picture … Continue reading

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New diet?

Just had a thought. Hubby and I are going to be on the B&B diet next week for a few days. Last time, we managed to lose a few pounds by eating everything on the menu at breakfast time which … Continue reading

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A property called Deja Vu

I’d like to take you back three years to our nightmare house sale prior to us buying the boat. These posts will probably cover the final gist of our tale: Full circle , C Day and Adrenalin rush or what. … Continue reading

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Sleeping Habits and Patterns.

I’ve done a post on this before, and with the recent weekly upheaval of early starts for long distance house viewings, it’s taking longer to recover. Even the car is starting to get nervous every time we get up early. … Continue reading

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