In the last two months, three things happened: I finally got the elusive permanent academic contract We saw a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage house in a quaint country village that we both love and want to buy and can afford We spent a couple of days in London, ate delicious Japanese food, and decided … Continue reading My big (40th) bday present to myself — Me
Every couple of months, my poor husband comes home and has had it with commuting. And I don’t blame him. The last few weeks has been particularly bad with train disruptions, leaving him standing all the way home without a seat. He has to go back and forth on the metal machine every day, as … Continue reading The housing search in London town
So remember when I told you before that we are looking up and down the Greater Anglia line in search of the perfect abode? This morning, we are going to travel to the picturesque town of Dedham in an Area of Natural Outstanding Beauty (yes the British do declare parts of the Island particularly outstanding) … Continue reading Upgrading and downsizing at the same time?
I heard a story the other day about a Wandering Professor who was a single father looking for a nice place to live for himself and his son but somewhere he could still commute to work in London. He travelled up and down the Greater Anglia line, looking for a place to live between London … Continue reading The Wandering Professor