Hot To The Touch

Our first week in our new house has been one involving lots of groundwork (literally) and being burnt to bits. It’s been ridiculously sunny and hot here. My poor ginger Bear has had to cower in the shade/drown himself in a veritable vat of sun cream in order to stay his lovely pale self.

I, on the other hand, have had my back burnt to a crisp. McCoys are planning to release me as their next speciality flavour.

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Busy Like A Bee

I’ve been so busy, lately, it’s unbelievable. I’m back at work and we’ve had quite a busy start there, too, which makes me feel all the more guilty that, at some point in the near future, I will be leaving.

That isn’t to say that I haven’t loved it there, but the house we’re in the process of buying is somewhat far away. It would mean that it wouldn’t be worth it to remain there.

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How Long Is A Piece Of String?

How long does it take to buy a house?

Well, we passed the first stage (having an offer accepted) and now we’ve passed the second (the seller has bought another house). So we’re now sorting out all of the financial/legal things.

That includes the survey and will culminate in swapping contracts. Then we can set a moving date and organise everything else in our lives to fit around that. It’s beginning to seem a bit daunting, but we’re still on the happy cloud of imagining decorating our first real home.

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