Wednesday, 5 May 2010

How time flies...

I can't believe how fast the last couple of weeks have gone. I'm writing this post from our new living room - we moved house on Saturday and are now the proud renters of a lovely Victorian terrace house in Leeds. Next to a bakery no less, which is run by our landlords who are the most amazing lovely people.

We're still in the process of trying to get straight and sorted - we had my parents come up to stay from Saturday until yesterday, which was great in terms of getting everything moved, but not so good for getting unpacked and sorted.

I still can't believe that it's exactly a month since we moved to Leeds (or it was on Sunday) and we've already moved house again - but at least this is a much more permanent move and we should be here for a long time. The previous tenants were a bit disgusting and messy (to put it politely) and we've got our work cut out to get everywhere totally clean. Case in point, we were just cleaning the bathroom floor which looked semi clean, after the cat had messed on it, only to see the sheet after sheet of dirt which was coming up as we wiped. Trev knows what he's doing tomorrow!

Because it's a lovely period property, there's lot of little features and things that just make a place like this. We've got a beautiful fireplace in the lounge, high ceilings everywhere and gorgeous wooden floors. But we also have single glazing, which means it's very cold - so the run-up to winter is going to involve lots of handknits and curtains and possibly some DIY-double glazing. Watch this space for more housey-related posts.

It's so strange going from a one bed-flat to this massive house - once we're a bit more sorted I will definitely do a picture tour. We went out today and bought a few little bits and started to polish up some of the accents the house has. Will definitely post pics of these at the weekend as I'm back to work tomorrow. Such a nice feeling to give a beautiful house like this some of the TLC it deserves. And I've got more space for craft stuff, which can only be a good thing :)

1 comment:

Joanna said...

Maybe even a wheel?