Hello for 2011!

Hopefully this year will be a better blogging year for me. The past few months have been a crazy blur and with a severe lack of Internet, computing has been made rather difficult (as you can imagine). Fingers crossed that will all change come next week when the Internet finally gets installed at my new place.

What new place, I hear you ask? My new place! Yes, I bought a new house (or apartment, rather)!

Thus, a large part of the craziness can be attributed to the fact that I am now a homeowner (and rather inconveniently, also the owner of a brand spanking new mortgage).

November was spent dealing incessantly with the bank, solicitors and real estate agents and December was spent living in a haze of boxes, duct tape and moving vans.

January however is looking slightly better. I’m all settled now and ready to get back on the wagon.

So here’s to 2011!


(c) Hope Ocampo
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6 Comments on “Hello for 2011!”

  1. Nic B.
    January 10, 2011 at 13:18 #

    A new place, eh? Congratulations! Your transition from DINK (double income, no kids) to SITKOM (single income, two kids, oppressive mortgage) is well underway 🙂

    • January 10, 2011 at 15:26 #

      Thanks Nic! Appreciate the subtle dose of realism =)

  2. January 10, 2011 at 13:26 #

    Welcome back, Mel! Happy New Year and congrats on the new place! 🙂

    • January 10, 2011 at 15:25 #

      Thanks Nadia. Happy new year to you too! Glad to be back =)

  3. January 11, 2011 at 12:54 #

    Welcome back Mel! And welcome to the club of mortgage stress 😛

    • January 11, 2011 at 16:46 #

      Thanks gal! Right now I’m living the sweet life, but pretty soon the repayments will bring it all crashing down.

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