Category Archives: home

Sixth Home: July 2014 to April 2017

It was of course the boat, the subject of so many of my posts over the past two and a half years. I have no regrets at all of our purchase, despite major misgivings that first week. We have been … Continue reading

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Fifth Home: August 2007 to June 2014

The Cottage was formerly a school and built in 1867, though not a listed building. It was converted to a private residence in the 1950s and inside was a mini rabbit’s warren of corridors and extensions. The colour schemes throughout … Continue reading

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Fourth Home: August 1998 to March 2007

The bungalow was an executors sale so it was a while before things could be processed. Once we were the legal owners, the first thing we did was to change the locks. The property only had one door but it … Continue reading

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Third Home: June 1996 to August 1998

This house was what I’d dreamt of, a modest three bed semi with integral garage, large back garden and a patio suitable for putting up a conservatory. The lounge diner was bright and airy, it had central heating and room … Continue reading

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Second Home: May 1990 – June 1996

We made a mistake of buying on a falling market, but were committed and had to conclude our purchase. The property was a repossession and had been empty for over a year, so services had been disconnected prior to our … Continue reading

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First Home : Oct 1989- May 1990

Hubby and I met in May 1989 and set up home together in a rented flat in October. It had one bedroom and was in a house conversion with a two bedroomed flat above. Ours had a lovely bright lounge … Continue reading

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And our next move is……………..

To be honest we don’t know where and we don’t know when just yet. We can however do some general research into areas in the UK where we can get a good deal for the money we’ll have available. We’re … Continue reading

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