Making do, settling in and red lines: Week One in our new home

Week One in our new home and I have morphed from Stoic Camper – bravely ignoring the shower and kitchen sink as I muddled through…

How to make friends when you’re new in town

I have to start all over again next week. We’re moving from North Cornwall to a village near Falmouth. I have one friend there and…

Letting go

Sometimes you just have to cross your fingers and hope it works out. Hard that. For a control freak like myself. I like to know…

The great unhoming of home

We’re all feeling uprooted at the moment. We’re living in a kind of limbo. Someday – hopefully soonish – we’ll be uprooting our family from…

Eight truths about selling your house

We’ve just sold our house. It took eight days. I’m still in shock. We’ve just found a house to buy. That was even more nerve…