Category Archives: Brighton

369 Days

Last Friday, 28th September, marked exactly one year since we arrived in Seattle. It’s crazy how a year can seem so very long – in that time, we’ve lived in two “corporate housing” apartments in two different cities, then bought … Continue reading

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A(nother) New Beginning

We now have just  over 9 weeks left before The Big Move.  Or 65 days, to be precise.  Needless to say, I have not yet managed to tick off any of the items on my lists, the house remains in … Continue reading

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Looking forward

This is the view from my window today.  It’s June, and yet it feels more like October – even the weather forecasts state that things will “stay autumnal” in the coming days.  Pah! . But, I refuse to let the … Continue reading

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Sold!

Well, subject to contract at least.  Our listing now looks like this: “Under Offer” – hurrah!!!  Our lovely home went online with Rightmove.co.uk and the estate agent’s own website on Wednesday night.  On Thursday morning we had our first viewing, … Continue reading

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Lists, lists, lists

Time marches on, and I keep getting little flutters of panic every time I remember something else that we need to do before we can leave the country.  Random thoughts that just pop into my head at unexpected moments.  Like … Continue reading

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Fate is a Fickle Foe!

Maybe all those bloody single magpies I keep running into should have given me a clue… Nice as it was for John to actually call us in person, the long and short of it is that our house is about … Continue reading

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Is this fate?

After much discussion, we have come to the conclusion that we should sell our lovely Brighton home when we move to the US.  This was a really difficult decision to make – emotionally, I am hugely attached to this house.  … Continue reading

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