: : The utilities run on card meters, as discovered when the gas ran out just before lunchtime.
: : The rain sounds louder here, there are no leaks it is safe to stop searching for puddles indoors
: : The ice-cream from the Italian Ice-Cream parlour tastes fantastic but costs the same as the train ticket into the city
: : You should take special care of your address book when moving house especially when it has encrypted versions of your phone banking details and you need to transfer money
: : People will want to visit because you live at the seaside, even if you are only half unpacked and you have eaten all the chocolate biscuits in a fit of stress
: : The church band (here) are just odd, (they played the Chariots Of Fire theme tune as exit music on Sunday)
: : The dazzling white walls in every room wont last so its best to enjoy them while we can (I have already sponged fingerprints off the hall walls)
: : This is a lovely house and a lovely place to live, AND we are incredibly lucky to find ourselves here.
: : If I have Oscar with me when I pop into Superdrug for a new Nail Varnish, he will cry like a teenage girl until I buy him a gold glitter pot of his own.