Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Hello again!

Well, that was a long break - I didn't mean to be away so long! Hope everyone is ok and I look forward to catching up on what everyone has been up to whilst I have been away from blogland :)

Things here have been very, very busy since I last blogged. In my last post I showed you all pictures of the snow (!) and talked about crashing my poor little car. The car is now mended, although my purse still bears the scars from the bill! We've also been on holiday to Brussels which was great fun :)

The biggest change has been that we have moved house and (not to do things by halves) we have moved somewhere that is 60 miles from the old house! We moved to Shropshire about 3 weeks ago and we love it. Our new house is in a teeny tiny village (it's not even on the map) with about 12 houses, surrounded by fields and countryside. We've wanted to move somewhere more rural for a while now and when we saw this house it was too good an opportunity to miss so we upped sticks and moved to the country :)

Here is the view from the lane:
I love the archway in the front garden :) The little bit at the front of the garden is a bit of a sun trap and already I'm loving sitting there with my book and a glass of Pimms on sunny afternoons!
This is the view over the side hedge:

And this is the view over the back hedge. It's so peaceful, the only sound you can hear is birds and cows. The first night we lived here I couldn't sleep because it was too quiet! There are no street lights here either so there's very little light pollution. I love standing out in the garden at night time just looking at the moon and stars, I've never lived in a place where you can see the sky at night so clearly :)

Missy and Mollie love it here too :) They've really grown in the last few months and have really developed their own little characters. Just look at them now!

It hasn't taken Mollie long to find herself a new favourite spot - she loves sitting on top of the dresser in the conservatory:

I'm off now to have a bit of a mooch around blogland and see what everyone has been up to - I've really missed reading blogs whilst we've not had the internet!
Take care xxx


Sal said...

How exciting! Good luck in your new home.
Our last holiday was in Shropshire, in a little place called Clun. We've been there a few times and love the county.

dottycookie said...

Good luck in your new home - it looks absolutely gorgeous!

Josie-Mary said...

Welcome back!!! Your new house looks lovely, I like the sound of sitting in the garden :)

Lisa said...

Lovely to see you back.
You have been busy. Your new home looks absolutely beautiful. I hope you'll be very happy there.
Take care

Simone said...

How lovely to have you back! Your new home and the surrounding area looks gorgeous and I can't wait to see and read more about it. x

Alison5 said...

Good luck in your new home, it looks lovely hope you will be very happy there! I would love to move to the country, maybe one day!

Lavender hearts said...

What a lovely looking house! You have very good taste! :-) We did the same about a year and a half ago. We moved from London, then the suburbs and now a tiny village and we are so much happier now. I just enjoy the peace and quiet and listening to the birds sing rather than people shouting across the street or low flying planes!

Sian x

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