Thursday, 26 July 2007

A Moving Dreamboat

We are still wondering whether to move. Now we are wondering whether to change area and move out of East Devon. We want a larger property. We still want rural seclusion. Having explored the towns of East Devon we are not really interested in moving into a town. We need to live close to facilities that older age and the need for regular medical appointments requires. We could do with some help to relocate and advice from the Channel 4 couple: Kirsty and Phil. In particular Phil. He could help me choose my next home anytime. Sigh. Extra heavy sigh ...

Having lived in Surrey, Kent, North London, Gloucestershire and then Devon I have no real strong roots. Part of me would like to move back to Sussex/Surrey to be near family. But then said family may up sticks and move, even to another continent. You can't rely on family nowadays. I wouldn't want to return to London. I didn't enjoy living there in the 1970s I should like it even less now. I've always had a pull towards the rural peace, quiet and tranquillity. I think it is my inherited genes coming out. Yesterday evening I found myself reading the road atlas of Great Britain. I found myself beginning to choose where we could move to. I lingered over Northumberland, or Yorkshire, or Derbyshire, even Wales - somewhere near Chester maybe? Choice - there is so much choice - how can I make a decision. Help me, please Phil.

4 comments:

merry weather said...

Surrey is still OK round here, in the green belt, but expensive...

I like the North too. It's hard making life-changing decisions, but on the other hand, why not.

Phil and Kirsty are adorable, have you rung them yet?
Sounds fun... I'd love to see you on TV!

The thinker said...

I know Merry but how long will the green belt last with Govt attempt to build zillions of homes in the SE?

If ever I get on to a TV prog I'll make a definite refernce to "my friend Mrs merryweather - the dear old duck". Then you'll know it's me.

Around My Kitchen Table said...

You should ask Kirsty. She lives very near you, I believe!
My roots are well and truly deep in the red earth of mid Devon. Having said that, it's a cliche, but home is where the heart is. It's not the place, it's the people that count.

The thinker said...

Ah Ha ! AMKT - maybe I am Kirsty!