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Aching Feet

The past two days Peter and I have visited the house.  On Saturday I went mad pulling the giant weeks out of the garden and discovering even more plants.  The garden is huge and even though I pulled enough weeds to fill a couple of wheelbarrows it is hard to see where they came from. […]

Home Owner

At 3:40pm on Monday the 15th of February, 2010  I received a phone call to advise that the settlement for our house had happened.  YAY.  The real estate called around 4:15pm to say we could pick up the keys before they shut at 5, but as the time to travel between our current home and […]

House Inspection

Today we got to go and visit the house for a final inspection. It was all really, really exciting and a bit daunting. There is so much stuff to do. Why is there dirt falling from a airing vent above the bedroom. Look at the gaps in the floor. Clean out the kitchen cupboards and […]

Week 5

What happened during week 5?  Well I really don’t know because that was two weeks ago and I am old and my memory is quite poor.  OK, let’s see I am sure I went to the bank again, I seem to do that a lot at the moment.   There was the whole rental house is […]


Having finalised the house deal last Thursday we were told today by the real estate agent for the place we currently rent that it is going to be sold.  So I am happy.  I have another place to go to, which is mine (and hubbies), and I will no longer have my life ruled by […]

Week 4 – what a week

Well it was a bit of a busy week. I finally got back to the wheeling and dealing of buying our first ever home. I would not recommend buying a place to live to anyone, it has been quite a bit stressful for me. I guess our case was a lot different from the average […]

First full week of January 2010

My week in review Well it was the first week back at work after the Christmas break. Break actually also sums up what everything did on our return to work. The air-conditioner continued to not want to work, which is great when the humidity is 98% and 32C. The back door still did not want […]

Say What?

Today was interesting when the person we are trying to buy our first home from decided to take the house off the market. Interesting in that They are under contract with us The real estate rang to tell me this news? They are under contract with us Went and saw our solicitor and now we […]