So we painted the babies room a cafe latte type colour – pretty neutral – but you can’t really tell from the photos, ive tried to add a photo of the colour from a website….and we added the vinyl tree and a billion teal leaves this evening…. Just family photos to go! I think the words are just lovely 🙂
I seem to of had an exceptional run of good karma this week.
It started with P!nk last weekend, and just spilled into the whole rest of the week.
I have a dear fertility friend at work, who was also having issues conceiving. I remember having a conversation with her before I was pregnant and I said:
“wouldn’t it be funny if we both ended up pregnant at the same time…!!”
This week she told me not only was she pregnant, but that she is due on the same day as me!! I kid you not!! I nearly fell over myself. How did that happen?? I mean really what are the chances!
Ok so then I went to a vending machine to grab some chocolate, popped my money in and out came my requested bar of chocolate, and I asked for my change, and the machine decided to give me over double my money back!! I love it when that happens!
Anyway, now we are pregnant, we REALLY need to move, we live in this tiny house with no walls. Everything is open plan, and theres only one bedroom. So we have been stressing out a lot, about how we would find £1500 for a deposit for a rental house. I had forgotten that when all this fertility stuff came up I signed on to a work housing scheme, where you can rent a house from them, at a slightly lower price than usual. Well the houses are so highly in demand, I basically forgot I had even applied for a house and had given up hope.
I got a phone call asking if we were still interested in a property to which I said yes absolutely. The agent said they had two flats available. We went to see them later that afternoon and he showed us round the first flat, which had nothing inside and I do mean nothing, no carpets, no white goods no curtain rails NOTHING. It didn’t feel right, and the cats couldn’t have got out of the flat easily, it was just wrong, and I was gutted.
Anyway, I asked if the next flat was upstairs, and he said oh I have a two bedroomed house next. I was like “are you joking me?!” he said no it’s right around the corner!!
WELL. It was BEAUTIFUL.
The whole house needs stripping, and painting, and decorating, but you can just tell its beautiful! Two double bedrooms, an enormous livingroom, gorgeous views, and a patio and garden! and the best bit…. it’s under £550 per month!! total bargain.
As if this wasn’t good enough for a week’s karma, I was practically head hunted. I was asked to apply for a job… that would mean a hefty pay rise, and mean that my maternity pay would be significantly higher… So I have to apply before going on holiday on Monday….
Keep your fingers crossed for me. 🙂
As promised an update on the studio. I still need some carpet, a bar stool and a coffee table, but its getting there. The purple wall with the frame is specifically for my novel… don’t judge my lack of writing and that its empty I have been so busy.
Went back to work this week, after having completed just over 2 weeks of jury service, and some time in Birmingham at uni. Boy was it a shell shock returning to work.
I am in a new department though and its a million percent better. Anyway, short post, as I am brewing up some lengthier ones shortly.
The wife made me the shelves and the desk.
I just painted!!
It’s so nice to have a space thats just mine, I just wish it was complete. The desk is standing height at my request so I can stand and work at it, but definitely didn’t consider the fact that I need to have a stool before I can write at it!
Also, I am wondering if this extremely rash quick decision is something to do with my mid twenties existential crisis…um possibly me thinks… *cough*