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  • Schools – forever on the top of the list

    Schools is a subject that could occupy me about 75% of the time working on  Life After London.  For lots of people it’s this issue which drives a move to a new area…it might be you find your perfect house and then have to scrabble...

  • Firewood

    Ok, so I’m going to have to admit to you now I have fire envy…and that is meant to anyone with a fire at their home. We have a fire but it’s tiny and to be honest we never light it. If I lived in the countryside I’d light it...

  • New Home New Beginning?

    Guest Blog: New Home – New Beginnings For a lot of households, there comes a time when your home becomes a bit of a squeeze. It could be your growing children are filling the house with toys and noise; causing clutter and making the rooms seem...

  • Secret Living?

    I learnt something really interesting this week – I found two people who have hidden where they live from their boss.  They’ve kept it secret because they’ve moved out of London and they feel, amongst other things that they will...

  • Rural Broadband

    When you’re house hunting you’ve probably heard by now it’s worth checking out the broadband. Slowly people are realising that those superfast speeds we get in London (on a good day with a fair wind!) aren’t quite the same in...

  • Household chores aplenty

    I don’t know about you but we have an endless list of things that need to be done in the house….and I’ll be honest and tell you that some of the chores count as blue jobs in my opinion.  Yes I know we’re all very modern...

  • Wet Weekends and glue

    I don’t know about you but I can cope with any sort of weather – hot, cold, wet or snowy but….when you have small ones in tow it just gets a bit trickier. My view is the fresh air can only do good things but with one of mine who feels...

  • Beat the latest scam

    I actually live in the area where this latest scam is being seen, and I too have had a sticker on my door – so it’s particularly relevant! Beat the burglar’s ‘sophisticated new scam’ The Daily Mail has recently featured...

  • Looking for the dream?

    I know lots of us are searching for the dream, how can we live somewhere and change our lives.  When I heard this property was up for sale I just knew I had to share it with you.  I really think it’s idyllic….let me know if you...

  • Working from Home

    I don’t know about you but working from home always sounded like the perfect working day.  However with more and more people making the move out of London it’s actually quite a serious subject.  If you’re considering a long...



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