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When Writers Move House

A few months ago our letting agency hiked up the rent on our Edinburgh flat, using some flimsy pretext of ‘current market conditions’ to justify themselves. 557 more words


Flat Hunting turns into an Online Swindle

When you are a traveler, you can sometimes meet big issues from where you are.

When you book plane tickets with a low-cost company that doesn’t offer you a decent service, like… 774 more words

Traveling & Reporting In English

Grand slammin'

Following the departure of my soon-to-be-former-husband and in anticipation of the end of the lease of our marital flat, I set out on a bit of an adventure to find my perfect single girl apartment a la original fabulous single girl Carrie Bradshaw (think sweater storage in the oven because what else would you use the oven for). 562 more words

Lovely London

Finding a flat in Edinburgh

After returning from Italy at the end of September, we set ourselves the nigh-impossible task of finding a flat before I began work. That gave us the sum total of just two weeks. 729 more words


Home Sweet Home: Flat-hunting in Sydney

Big news – we have moved into our new flat!

We arrived in Sydney 2 weeks ago and were fortunate enough to be able to camp out in a friend’s spare room while we thought about where we would like to live. 209 more words

Out And About

South of the River - What? Why?

Ah life in one of the most expensive cities in the world.

For the past few weeks I’ve been living comfortably in my new flat in Lewisham. 256 more words


A Little Adventure

I very recently made a big (but little) move over to London to start a new job with a new company. I have always wanted to live in London, ever since I was a kid so its been an exciting time in my life right now. 773 more words