Too much excitement for one week

Well there’s no doubting that when things happen here they certainly happen. Firstly we engage an electrician to rewire the house and having looked at what we wanted arranged to come back a couple of days later to start the work…brilliant, only trouble was…

Despite Everything….

A very good friend of mine was talking of running a book on where we would break down on our way to Bulgaria…he really should have got it up and running as the choices were pretty much endless. We left Derby at 9.30am on…

Fond Farewells

This is my final week in the UK and this has been an emotional roller coaster. First giving up my corporate job that I have been in for nearly seven years, I’m probably not going to miss the early morning starts or the pressure…

Its a Mini Adventure

You plan and plan and it all seems very…well…under control! You know what you’re doing, when you’re doing it, you have it organised down to the last detail – especially when, like me, planning is what you do for a living. We were planning…

Calm Down and Open the Parcel…

How excited can one woman get about a large package! 🙂 Well let me stop you right there…I had not one but THREE large packages arrive at my door last month containing no less than 50 flexible solar panels – close your eyes and…

Why Bulgaria?

After everything that has happened you may be asking yourselves why the hell do we want to go back to the country that has vandalised our property and stolen from us…. well the answer is simple! There are good and bad wherever you go…

Don’t let the B*stards grind you down!

As you know we ended up with four houses in Bulgaria  – this is a little about how that happened! Like our friends Andy & Marie who run The Good Life Bulgaria blog we bought our first house off ebay, basically because it was…

The Planning

The last five years have all been about planning – getting the right house, in the right location, for the right price, deciding what we’ll need to: 1. Renovate the house 2. Survive without income for a period of time 3. Integrate into the…

TSD – The Idea

“I want a house in France” – this had been my mantra for many years, but I never seemed to have enough money to make it happen…it felt like the French were deliberately moving house prices just out of my reach on purpose, I…