selling a house

We are never, ever getting back together

We’re closing on our new house today.  And, unless anything truly catastrophic goes wrong between now and then, we’re moving in tomorrow. This is really happening, people. I guess this is the moment when the sale/purchase should feel final to…

Third Time Lucky

(Champagne in the sunshine on Friday evening. Also pictured: tiny aircraft. Hai, tiny aircraft!) When I go on vacation, I always seem to come home with a renewed determination to change my life. There are workout plans (Er, I’m starting…

waiting

Let down and hanging around

Transport, motorways and tramlines / Starting and then stopping /Taking off and landing / The emptiest of feelings /Disappointed people clinging on to bottles / And when it comes it’s so so disappointing… [Radiohead, 'Let Down'] Last Wednesday we got an offer on…

gingham 50s style circle skirt

Cherries and gingham

[Skirt: ASOS (2012) | Cardigan: Zara | Cherry brooch: River Island | Shoes: Vivienne Westwood for Melissa | Sunglasses: eBay] I’ve not been doing a great job of keeping the ol’ blog updated recently. I say this, not by way…

summer field

OMG-Day

We didn’t get it. The buyer decided to go with the other property she was considering (That makes it sound simpler than it actually was… Needless to say, there’s a whole story connected to this, and the internet is not…

blue bird print tea dress

Twenty four little hours

[Dress: ASOS | Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti* | Belt: Primark - all bought last year] This is what I was wearing the day we started negotiations on the sale of our house.* Yes, folks, we got an offer. Yay! But it…

blue jeans white blazer and red shoes

Blue jeans, white shirt…

[Jeans c/o 7 for All Mankind // Blazer: Zara // Breton top: Zara kids // Clutch: Dune // Shoes: Primark // Sunglasses: Gucci] I don’t often wear jeans here on the blog, but I DO actually wear them fairly often…

shoes on shelves

Perfect Ten

Since the house has been on the market (Yes, it’s another one of those “I’m selling my house, and I’m going to talk about it forever” posts. Sorry.) we’ve had three sets of potential buyers come to take a look…

green and tan winter outfit

Home is where the heart is

[Dress and boots: both Zara, circa 2011 // Jacket: La Redoute, 2012 // Giant snow heart: c/o Terry] So, our house is probably going on the market soon. I’m not sure quite how soon, but … soon. Too soon for…

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Veruca Salt

[Skirt: River Island // top: Primark // shoes: New Look] On Friday morning, Terry and I were woken from our slumbers by the sound of a workman arriving at the house next door. Or, rather, we were woken by the…