House & renovations

54. Spring-a-ling

54. Spring-a-ling

We’ve emerged victorious from our first winter – with no fingers or toes lost to frostbite, no running out of food, and barely a word of complaint on my part (ahem). I am a Very Brave Soldier. Too long has passed to create a cohesive version of recent events so...

45. Progress update

45. Progress update

This is a bit of a mammoth post but I’m aware I haven’t spoken about the house much lately. So, here’s a tour of the house in its current state and a report on our progress... Upstairs we’ve got three bedrooms. One will eventually be my study but it needs tons of...

41. And we’re off…

41. And we’re off…

Our car is not this small. But almost.   In a few days we’re loading up our tiny car and driving to Bulgaria! We’ve packed some essentials to take with us: two boxes of kitchen gear; two suitcases of clothes; computer; bedding and towels; some books (Bulgarian...

33. Comparing notes!

33. Comparing notes!

  Our basic 'kitchen'.   Last weekend we met up with some friends who also have a house in Bulgaria. With us still being in the UK, working and saving, sometimes the Bulgarian dream seems a long way off.  So it was lovely to swap photos and stories with...

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