I’m back to blogging. In the last year we’ve sold our house in Manchester and last week we moved into our new 2 bedroom flat in London. Selling was awful. Aside from the obvious new flat side of things, it’s the reason I’ve finally put aside the time to start blogging again – so if anyone else is unfortunate enough to end up in our situation their Google of ‘Solicitors did not obtain regulations or indemnity […]
Just spent £60 on a new toilet seat. Home owner. Shoots self in face. Brains. Everywhere.
Who said owning a house was fun? Let me shoot them. We came home today to find the paint we so lovingly applied at the weekend (in the dining room, I was yet to post about it) was starting to peel itself right back off. You heard it, we have DAMP. Or should I say more damp, as we’d already tackled a shit load of it as we moved in and thought we had it […]
We have a lot of plans for our new house. We want to take it from boring, uninspiring and bland to something fun and creative and relaxing. But to start with we have a long list of things that need doing before I can get excited about tables and pictures. Here goes: Living Room:– Wallpaper needs to come off from around the fireplace– Damp proofing and re-plastering around the fireplace– Floor needs sanding and re-finising […]
HOORAY! Yesterday at about 4:45pm we finally had the keys to our very own house in our mits! It was very exciting and also very strange. Ben said he felt physically sick. We didn’t say a word to each other on the way to the house from the estate agents. My brain was buzzing and I JUST WANTED TO GET THERE. It’s lovely. It’s in a bit of a state at the moment, the vendors […]