Thursday 29 September
I was woken this morning the by the sound of torrential rain, and worried that B would be getting a soaking in the tent. Luckily, I wasn’t too worried, so I managed to doze for a bit longer. It turned out that B hadn’t noticed the rain and had slept through it. Continue reading “Day 11: Car shopping, rain, rain, and more rain”
Wednesday 18 September
When I was a kid, my dad had the weirdest sayings that he would trot out and drop into conversations as little non sequiturs.
We had one with a zip up the back, but the bubble burst and the wheel fell off.
This one came to mind yesterday when N received a call from his dad to say that they might need the car because the wheel had fallen off the van.
Continue reading “Day 10: car shopping & the beach”
Tuesday 27 September
Today we went to see two houses. One was nice, but would have needed loads of work (I don’t think the owners cleaned before we visited. It was very icky.), and was right on a main road so there was lots of road noise. The other was just a big, fat, NO. Continue reading “Day 9: House hunting, swimming & cheese”
Monday 27 September
I think we may finally be over the jetlag! Yay! Everyone had a good night’s sleep, and we woke at reasonable hours. And we woke to find the rain had finally stopped, which was even better. Continue reading “Day 8: Accountant, shopping, playground & dry weather”
At least it’s stopped raining! Now for some sunshine…
Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September
Our first weekend is over, and it rained almost constantly. The sky has been a solid grey, the wind howling, and it’s been raining sideways at some points. I’m getting a strong feeling of deja vu with the locals saying “Oh, I’ve never known rain like it!” Continue reading “Days 6 & 7 (le weekend): house hunting, cheese and endless rain”
Friday 23 September
We all managed to get a good night’s sleep last night, with the girls having undisturbed nights, and N and I waking at 5:30am. I’m flagging now, at 6pm), but it feels like we might be over the worst of the jet lag. Hurrah! Continue reading “Day 5: banking, shopping, schools and cheese”