Monthly Archives: August 2011

Finally!

As pointed out to me by Dave, the judges now agree. Melbourne is the most liveable city http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14716442

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Questions

Two questions. 1- what solvent will remove radiator paint 2- who paints a radiator pink!!?? we initially thought it was white. It was after all in a room painted purple. But no, it wasn’t reflecting the colour of the room… … Continue reading

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We’re in!

Now the cleaning begins. Why is it when you rent a house you have to leave it spotless but when you sell a house you don’t even clean the floor?? Edit: The upstairs was quite clean. We think that maybe … Continue reading

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Got keys…

Step 1 to owning a house. Get the keys. Tonight we’ll get to see the house. Photos to come!

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Judgement day

Tomorrow is judgement day. Or settlement – whichever you think is a more appropriate name. We hope all goes smoothly, but this system didn’t evolve easily! Many people have experienced the joys. Of what am i talking? houses. In particular … Continue reading

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Exchanged!

Now to settle. Hopefully soon… The British real estate system is definitely *interesting*. I share the pain of anyone who has ever bought or sold a house in England. I hear things are better in Scotland.

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A day in London

There are so many things to do in London. Today we wandred past this memorial. Guess to whom it was dedicated…

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Birthday Food

We all know food is important – especially to me! This was a while ago I know, but here is my birthday meal in photos. The main was crispy duck breast with pear and green peppercorn sauce served with green … Continue reading

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Can blogging be easier?

I’ve just installed a new client to (hopefully) make blogging easier. It’s not that it is that difficult at the moment, it’s more that I’m lazy. Here’s a photo of some beer that I was surprised to find on sale … Continue reading

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