Monthly Archives: August 2008

Grab the bubbly and call Phil and Kirsty

So today we officially exchanged on our flat…exchanging is the legal exchange of contracts meaning both the seller must sell and the buyer must buy…no more risk of gazumping which is nice! If only Phil and Kirsty were here from … Continue reading

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Coming to a high street near us

Couldn’t help but snap a photo of this new gadget on our high street (aka the main street that runs through the area we live in…because our area is fairly young it is mainly full of bars and restaurants with … Continue reading

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Bank holiday DIY

So we did a little DYI (aka home improvements) to our flat this weekend.  We are in the process of buying our flat (see my previous post on the UK housing market ) and should be exchanging contracts this week and closing … Continue reading

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No wonder our bags felt heavy

Today is one of my favourite days…it’s a Friday before a long weekend…the only better day is the Friday before a holiday…or maybe the Friday you retire but since that day is over 9000 working days for me I will … Continue reading

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On the road again

When I was home I drove for the first time in ages which was quite fun. As a result of taking over my parent’s car for a week I had to do the essential trip to the gas station (or … Continue reading

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Oh (Air) Canada

So we are back from a busy lovely trip home to see the family. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t as stinking hot as i expected and we saw a fair bit of rain (contrary to the belief of my niece, I … Continue reading

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On holiday..

I have arrived safely in Canada and am eating my way through my favourite chain restaurants.  The weather has been crappy and rainy but I have spent most of the time sheltered from the rain in the safe confounds of a … Continue reading

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