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If I believed in malevolent spirits
Saturday, October 20, 2018      7 comments

I'd swear down there was [at least] one in this house. A couple of days ago I noticed water on the work surface to the right of my sink and draining board. I cleared it up assuming it was due to the washing up draining. Same the next day. To... Read more
Technical issues
Friday, October 19, 2018      1 comments

Seemingly the Equity Release 'mortgage' was turned down because the Surveyor suspected asbestos in the shower room ceiling. Relief. I know there isn't asbestos because it was checked 5 years ago - I just need to get hold of a copy of the repor... Read more
We interrupt this Broadcast
Thursday, October 18, 2018      5 comments

Breaking News Apologies for interrupting coverage of The Wedding of The Century but we have incoming news. The Equity Release company have declined an offer to Tizslim. Ms JayJay - the Financial Adviser commented she is looking for... Read more
The Wedding of The Century - Married!
Wednesday, October 17, 2018      3 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. So they were Wed. However there were certain formalities to deal with such as the signing of the Wedding Certificate. ... Read more
The Wedding Of The Century - Here Comes The Bride
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      5 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. I took my place at the front with the Groom's mother and grandmother. A box of tissues had been placed within strategic reach which was a thou... Read more
The Wedding Of The Century - Off to the venue
Monday, October 15, 2018      5 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. The bride descended the stairs to tears and cheers. Exclamations of delight and hugs all round. Then it was time for my sons and I to leave f... Read more
The Wedding of the Century - nearly time
Sunday, October 14, 2018      2 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind. There were various little touches around to mark the special day as we got ready. Plus a light breakfast buffet and prosecco. Though I opted for... Read more
The Wedding of the Century - Getting ready
Saturday, October 13, 2018      1 comments

As reported by The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind It was seven months ago so you could be forgiven for forgetting how I was hunting high and low for my gloves the night before the big day. It was ... Read more
Not the Royal Wedding
Friday, October 12, 2018      4 comments

Another of the [minor] royals got married today. Seemingly it was shown on the televisual device that some people apparently still have in the corner of their sitting rooms. My televisual devices became redundant quite some years ago. In any ... Read more
I am feeling
Thursday, October 11, 2018      4 comments

A tad cross. Actually no I'm not. I'm feeling angry. Nope, scrub that. Fury. That's what I'm feeling. The person coming for a second viewing was on Tuesday. The chap did make an offer. £75,000 below the asking price, which I'd alre... Read more
Indian Summer
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      3 comments

The weather here in SE England is incredibly warm for the time of year. So much so that as I post this at * [see below] I still have my French doors open. Contrary to perceived wisdom, us Brits aren't totally preoccupied with the weather. How... Read more
I'm still just...........
Sunday, October 07, 2018      6 comments

.....................Doing this, sorting that, cleaning the other. Basically I've kept pottering along all day. I'm almost done. I've had to resort to hiding things away today what with the surveyor chap visiting tomorrow. But even the stuff... Read more
I'll just
Saturday, October 06, 2018      2 comments

There's still quite a bit to do before the surveyor chap comes Monday morning. It's vital he gets a good impression and OK's the equity release. If I don't get a sale going through in the next few weeks then my only hope is equity release. Fa... Read more
I live in a
Friday, October 05, 2018      2 comments

Well a kind of reverse Tardis. One where things shrink or expand to fill the available space. It's the only explanation. Despite having got ri... Read more
Energy Certificate
Thursday, October 04, 2018      4 comments

It's a legal requirement here in the UK to have an energy certificate if you wish to sell [or indeed rent out] your home. The usual cost for this is somewhere around £50 - £60. It gets logged to the property and is valid for ten years. The Es... Read more

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