altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –


May 2007

Parents and Beer

My parents arrived on Tuesday and it’s been great having them to stay. We’ve been out and about most of the time. Our schedule has looked something like this: Tuesday: Parents arrive and decide they don’t want to sleep. Do… Continue Reading →

Finished! … well, almost.

We have finally finished. Or shall I say: we ran out of time. Our deadline was tomorrow – the day before my parents would arrive for a month-long visit. There are still lots of little bits and pieces to be… Continue Reading →

Improvements … but we’re tired!

The last 2 days have been very busy. The carpets arrived yesterday, so we’re finally in the master bedroom! Obviously chaos still greets us everywhere in the house, but we are moving forward. It hasn’t helped that my poor, darling… Continue Reading →

Help find Madeleine McCann

This story has touched the hearts of many. Madeleine was abducted in Portugal on the 12th May. Our thoughts are with her parents and family and we would like to ensure that everyone we know is aware of it. You… Continue Reading →

The countdown continues …

Yesterday was a day from hell. In no particular order: I had to go to a very weird interview (my job at High Peak is coming to an end) I thought my builder wasn’t coming in. He had a very… Continue Reading →

A P O L O G Y ! ! !

A big, big apology to anyone who was on the receiving end of my ‘spam-like’ emails on the weekend. My email hosting company assure me that the problem has now been resolved and you shouldn ‘t be bombarded by emails… Continue Reading →

How much?!?!

Lisa and I were wandering through Selfridges (big department store) this afternoon and we came upon such beautiful (and expensive things). But my mouth hung open at the price of some of the kids’ clothing. Have a look at this:… Continue Reading →

A slow few days

The past few days have been slow. We are at the point now where there are lots of little things left to do. The week started very well with the kitchen going in, but since then it doesn’t feel like… Continue Reading →

Kitchen goes in …

Oh my gosh, I am so excited. I had egg on toast this morning. Not something I have been able to do for almost 3 months! Okay, so I am making it sound like we have a fully functional kitchen… Continue Reading →

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