Tag Archives: house hunting

Result!

After the best part of three months, we’ve found a house. Our bid was accepted, and the legal process is under way (sort of). Except the day started early with SWMBO at home doing the computer searching and land line … Continue reading

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Day two and it was manic.

What’s worse than crap? Six of the eight properties we viewed answered that. Out of the other two I regret that we had to reject one, although it was chocolate box perfect, as the 150 year old cottage was suffering … Continue reading

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Life is taking a retrodden path.

Way back in 2007 our life travels had taken us to the largest of counties in England, Lincolnshire. It was there that we honed our fortress prepping style, learned about off grid living, including the wonders of the Cess Pit … Continue reading

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Knackered, physically and mentally

05 h start. As always a restless night and no pain meds as being stopped when driving having sucked opiates (prescribed or not) is a well big fine and possible loss of license by DUI. So tired and sore from … Continue reading

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298.6 miles house hunting and now knackered.

We looked at four houses this time, drank loads of tea and coffee, had a ‘diet illegal’ MacDonald’s each, and spoke to the usual crop of liars (whoops), estate agents. House one, MAJOR subsidence, Noah was probably a boy when … Continue reading

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Dead tired.

Either I’m getting old or traffic and driving is getting more intense. 5 am up.  7 am on the road. Non stop day (unless you count a bacon sandwich pit stop and three viewings). Back home 11 hours later. This … Continue reading

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301 miles, 15 hours, no joy.

House hunting and our two chosen Nirvana. We saw the idyllic stone cottage. Newly rewired, new roof, new plumbing, new kitchen, fresh paintwork. A 6 kw wood burner had been fitted in the sitting room. Way more than enough to … Continue reading

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