Category Archives: My World and As I See It

And now for something completely different (with apologies to Monty)


I’ve banged on about our move and the house long enough. Time to change tack methinks. Lots going on in the world to comment on this week, anti-semitism, Hillsborough, police commissioner elections, the EU, referendum, Cameron’s performance, Corbyn’s inaction, and … Continue reading

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The first three weeks


So, it’s week three in the new house and the love affair carries on. We love the house, love the quiet, love the area and love being here – totally. Spring is in the air and it shows in what’s … Continue reading

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We’re in!


That’s it. Moving in day has happened and we’re spending our first night in the new house. Its a bit weird like being in a holiday home or breaking into someone else’s house and thinking they might storm in and … Continue reading

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OK it’s getting scary now….


6 days to go as I write. Trouble is I’ve picked up a bug of some sort and it has pole axed me, spent the day in bed feeling rubbish. My wife also had the same thing; luckily before me, … Continue reading

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Another attrocity


The suicide attack of Brussels is absolutley horrific and has caused much carnage and death. That they were able to kill and maim people outside the main security area is bad enough, but the big question is: why? No, I … Continue reading

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The final stretch!


So contracts are exchanged, completion date (and move out/in date) is 30th March, 10 days to go. Getting scary! The cathartic effect of decluttering and dumping goes on. We’ve opted for the ‘full pack’ from the removers, which I suppose … Continue reading

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Moving on part 3


Well, things are really getting up – not! We’re currently awaiting exchange of contracts, a legal term and for for those who don’t know, it’s the point at which you’re totally committed to the sale/purchase and must go ahead or … Continue reading

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The Move 2 (just when you thought it was safe….)


After a very quiet period and with time marching on, we were wondering how things were going. Our New Place (hopefully!) There may have been a lot of hornet’s being disturbed, because we went from ‘there’s no way’, to ‘maybe’ … Continue reading

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The Move


First to go. The Move So, we decided it was about time to move house. After nearly 34 years of family life, happy times, sad times and other times it is time to move on. That and the size of … Continue reading

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Band of Heaven


‘Right guys, when’s the first practice?’ John was trying to organise things. ‘We’re just waiting for Maurice to clear receiving’, said Sam ‘White or Gibb?’ asked someone else. ‘White of course’, joined in Janis, ‘Gibb’s already here’. ‘Right then lets … Continue reading

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