As few days ago, I noticed that two lampposts outside of our flat were only half there, and had been covered in yellow tape. This is not particularly interesting, I realise. However, it got me thinking. Were these lampposts being removed, or were they new ones being installed? The key thing to note about that… Continue reading How aware are you of your environment?
Have you ever stumbled upon a secret? Have you ever learnt something which has completely changed how you felt about a place, and you can't work out how you filled your time before you found it?
I have been simply shattered this week. I couldn't work it out. I planned to write on Sunday and I just couldn't bring myself to get started. Sure, I was out on Friday night which almost never happens, and I had to set an alarm on Saturday morning to get back to Essex for a… Continue reading Changing the clocks
We recently decided that it was time to move. This involved two difficult tasks: 1) Finding somewhere to move to, and 2) Selling our flat. The first proved to be fairly straightforward, and I'll talk about that in a later post. The second was more complicated. We haven't actually sold the flat yet, and we're… Continue reading 11 tips to avoid sleazy estate agents
Today is my friend's due date. We are so excited to meet her baby boy or girl, and she recently had a baby shower to celebrate her impending arrival, and play some silly games with her friends. As is usual, we all brought along presents. I feel very strongly that a baby should have some… Continue reading Homemade crochet newborn baby blanket
We had found our dream home. it was perfect, and had so much scope for us to make it our own. Then the estate agent completely ruined it for us and soured the sale. Instead of moving house, we are now withdrawing our offer, and it is nothing to do with the home itself! Find out why here.