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A Heck of a Move

Firstly, to all readers BONNE ANNEE!  Wishing you peace, health, happiness and new adventures. They say that moving home is one of the most stressful events many of […]

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Enough of Such Madness

It’s extraordinary to think we’ve been here for twelve years, even though, in some ways it seems longer.  We left the Lot at the end of 2004 when […]

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Remembering Another Move

Well, the house is beginning to echo and I can’t find things but that’s to be expected.  The packing continues, in fact I wonder if it will ever […]

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D-Day Getting Nearer

Anyone who has down-sized knows what a hellish business it is weeding out what to keep and what to sell/throw/give away.  When we buy a large house, we […]

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A Good Result

After a rather lazier day, I’m doing a quick post to report on yesterday’s house contents sale. We were lucky to have a mostly sunny, although chilly day […]

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From Here to There

It looks very much like we’re moving – if the piles of bubble wrap, a miscellany of cardboard boxes and general mess is anything to go by.  This […]

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What a Result!

What a week it’s been, in the news that is.  Trump this, Trump that and now anti-Trump demos across America.  If this result weren’t so awful, it’d be […]

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An Impossible Choice

I have to take a break from watching the horrendous soap opera that’s gathering speed in the US to review the story so far, as it appears from […]

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A Distressing Downside

Our village is a lovely, friendly place to live and we’ve been very happy here, however nowhere is perfect and we do have an ever-present downside –  hunters. […]

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Fall Back Again

This time next week, it’ll now be 6.50 and thoroughly dark.  It’s the time of year when I have to sort through the bedroom cupboards.  Winter clothes have […]

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