Archive for the 'House' Category

Yard sale day

Monday, September 18th, 2006

We now have the dubious honour of having held yard sales on two continents …

On yer bike

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Josie got her first bike at a car boot sale on Sunday …

Nou ga’die kak spat

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006

I resigned yesterday …


Thursday, June 1st, 2006

We accepted an offer on our house yesterday …

Connells (or Agent Orange cont/d)

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Witness the following events: The lead negotiator for one of St Albans’ premier agencies (which shall for the moment remain nameless), Connells, visits to perform and valuation, expresses great interest and enthusiasm and a willingness to visit us the following night to complete paperwork. The following afternoon when his staff are pressed he returns calls. […]


Monday, April 3rd, 2006

St Albans is infant-rich. Many people move here from London to breed, like salmon swimming up the Thameslink …

Homebuyers guide to the galaxy

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

It is a well known fact that homebuying, like marriage, is something best avoided …

… but not as bad as Foxtons

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

I should point out, after last night’s documentary, that our agent isn’t yet lying, cheating, or stealing …

Agent orange

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006

The chasm that through nineteen or twenty house moves has persisted in my mind …

Who’d’ve thought

Monday, March 13th, 2006

Turns out it takes quite a lot of work to get a house ready to go on the market …