Well Saturday’s Burns Night Supper marked our first anniversary of completing on the purchase of our house, and what a great night it was!
Burns Night traditional feast!
Within the last year we have proudly achieved the following:
25.01 Completed on the purchase of our dream house & measured survey promptly commissioned
10.02 Listed Building Application submitted (prepared over one very busy weekend!)
02.04 Tender submitted
15.04 Listed Building Permission granted
30.04 Helen finished working for BuckleyGrayYeoman (and received her first project enquiry!)
24.05 Helen & Peter left London and officially moved to Margate
01.06 Helen’s first day of self-employment
29.05 Pre-contract window refurbishment commenced
25.06 Main contract commences
29.06 Helen & Peter win RIBA Sandcastle Challenge ‘Life’s a Beach’ category on Margate Sands, how apt
24.11 Helen & Peter move into (one room of) the house!
20.12 Practical Completion
25.12 One very Happy Christmas with our families
31.12 Hosted Hogmanay celebrations and saw in the New Year with our wonderful new friends
25.01 One year in and what a great move
We only mentioned this blog to a handful of our nearest and dearest but have been thrilled at the level of interest shown above on our stats… don’t know how people from most of the countries listed have stumbled across us
Hopefully when the weather improves we can post more updates on the progress in the garden and some proper photography in the Spring!