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Extremely ugly and lonely in Glasgow

I went to Glasgow on the train from Perth yesterday (Monday)), despite feeling like shit and despite the fact that it was a bank holiday here in Scotland yesterday, so it was a weekend day.  I  wouldn’t have gone at … Continue reading

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Update from the Netherlands (pondering my future and dreading next week’s heatwave)

There’s a heatwave heading for north west Europe next week and I’m dreading it.  Daytime temperatures are forecast to hit the mid 30’s, which is as hot as the ‘summer from hell’ that I went through in Rochester New York … Continue reading

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I’m going to try living with K (my ex) for a while after all

K and I are talking again after the ‘misunderstanding’ from a couple of weeks ago.  She said that we can still try living together for a month to see how it goes.  I’m not thrilled by the idea, mainly because … Continue reading

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My flat

I know that I probably won’t be able to keep this flat for long, but I intend to make the most of it while I can still afford it.  It’s still a bit empty as I have no ornaments or … Continue reading

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I’m now officially ‘living alone’

I spent my first night here in my new flat last night, on a deflated air mattress (it had a puncture) so I effectively slept on the floor. I’ve been extremely busy over the last 2 days, not only with … Continue reading

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Living or staying with strangers long-term (never again!)

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made of recent years was when I gave up a supportive housing apartment to go and live in a shared house with roommates, thinking that it would make me feel less lonely.  If anything, … Continue reading

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So it looks like I got the flat

My mum received a voicemail from the letting agent saying that the referencing was OK and that they want to arrange a move-in date, which will most likely be December 3rd/  I’m very relieved, because the 3 year long nightmare … Continue reading

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