Firstly, let me just say that, If I had been to other places with the UK a little more - I would have made this a UK-based blog, but as I haven't, it is an England one. If/when I have explored more of the other nations within our country, I will include them too 🙂 … Continue reading Favourite places in England
Differences between my early to mid-20's and my current life as 27 year old... The social life ain't what it was - spontaneity is like a forgotten relative I rarely see, replaced with weeks of planning, just for a trip to Alton Towers or a night out in a city I don't actually live in People … Continue reading Thoughts on being firmly within the ‘late 20’s’ age bracket
My Mum has set up her own blog here on WordPress and is writing about her experiences in buying a property and living in Spain – its a very new blog and she’s getting used to it, but if you’re interested in living abroad, the processes of buying a house, or generally in Spain or travel, go and give it a read from time to time. Here’s a great post she wrote about dealing with estate agents in Spain – a little different to how we do it here in the UK haha!
Using Estate Agents in Costa del Sol, Spain
I have spent the last few months planning to buy a place in Spain, this blog covers some thoughts about using estate agents in Spain and especially the Costa del Sol, which anyone looking to buy a place in Spain may find useful.
We started to look online and visit estate agents. Estate agents work differently in Spain compared to what I had experienced as a property owner for the last 30 years in the UK. Agents in Spain all have access to the same properties once they are promoted online. As a consequence, many do not want to promote properties online so they can keep them uniquely available to themselves.
Also, we found that many properties promoted online were actually not available – having been sold months before. It appears that estate agents try to keep as many properties on their portfolio…
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After having done my blog post all about temples earlier this week, I got thinking about things I wish I'd done more of (or less of!) during my trip - which turned into a list of sorts - so I thought I may as well share it. I think if you are off on holiday, … Continue reading Things I wish I’d known before…Backpacking/Travel Tips
It appears I've not blogged for a very long time - apologies for that...! I found myself reminiscing (again...) about my travelling, and found myself (as I do) thinking about all of the different religious sites I saw, and how different they were to each other - even within the same country and religion. So … Continue reading Top 10 temples from my Asian Adventure
So this is something I struggle with. Mostly from a work perspective, I just can't help myself. But I guess it comes hand in hand with being a marketing professional. Maybe. If the boyfriend is talking about his work and I see an opportunity where his company can maximise on something he's told me. Can … Continue reading On being a bit of an ‘ideas person’
Dear Diary, so I might've told you about the dreamy Henry Kowalczyk askin' me to be his date for the Hill Valley Fair and the Enchantment Under The Sea dance after!? It's this Saturday, and I hear it's being organised by a company called Secret Cinema (I never heard of them before, I wonder if they got … Continue reading Dear Diary…The Hill Valley Fair and Dance!
For the last few weeks I have been working with Lyn Armitage, a local Leicestershire artist with a talent for watercolour painting and for teaching art. I've spent some time working on content for her website, improving her on-site SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and looking at how she can develop her online presence to get more … Continue reading Fine Art from Lyn Armitage
I went to Comic Con yesterday in London and it was my first ever Comic Con and it was so cool! From the moment we got there, cosplay guessing became the name of the game - although the boyfriend might've been a liiiittle better than me at guessing a lot! The first we saw were … Continue reading So I met Cersei Lannister…London Film Comic Con 2014
In the last couple of days you might've seen a smidge of non-sport related news about the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (and if you don't know what quidditch is, then you really are a muggle...) Well naturally this excited a fair few fans like myself who have heard hide nor hair from Harry Potter and … Continue reading Headline News: Dumbledore’s Army reunite for the 2014 Quidditch World Cup final!