After the first couple of weeks things have settled down a little. No, I’ll be honest; it’s getting boring. The trouble is, all our “stuff” is locked away in Peterborough and there’s not a huge number of things to do around here until we own the house and can get our things into it. The […]

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Another week, another problem or two, and a strange and exotic evening out.  But first the saga of buying the house.  In the good old days, property details were held as paper files at the Cataster – the Land Registry.  (It’s oddly appropriate that Cataster is so similar to Catastrophe).  Anyway, the system was recently […]

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A relatively uneventful week this time but some progress on the house. On Thursday the Land Registry finally accepted responsibility for losing the plans. We heard on Friday that they’ve now got everything back on their computer and we’re waiting to hear if everything is ready to meet the notary and “do the act”, as […]

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