I Never Thought It Was Going To Be So Hards

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  1. Scattycat

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    We've been back a couple of days from almost 3 months away in the van and I didn't realise how hard it was getting back into the grove of living back in the house.
    Ho it's not just the fact that the grass is nearly a foot high and the weeds have taken over the veg plot or the fact that the house being empty for 3 months during the winter is taking an age to warmup and I'm having to cut more wood to feed the hungry wood burners. . . . . . It's the bloody stairs! . . . . . . My knees and calf muscles feel as though I've just run the London Marathon!
    Must think about selling the house and buying a bungalow
     
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    Welcome back..............:)
     
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    Sell up and go fulltiming :)
     
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    I can cope with all that--------I just fall into a deep depression:(
    Nigel
     
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    Get a gardener!
     
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    How I wish I could share your experience :(
     
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    Rent it out and stay away, rent it out and you rent a cheaper bungalow/park home? (y)
     
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    We have a young chap who does our garden, supervised by our far from young next door neighbour who likes our garden to be neat as he can see it. It costs a little bit but better than coming back to a wilderness. I hate gardening anyway. My ideal garden would be tarmac.
     
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    I invested in AstroTurf.
    Lawn always looks immaculate when we return from 3 months away (y)
     
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    Glad to hear you are home safe and sound. Get planning that next trip and you will soon feel better.
     
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    We've already got a bungalow ... bought it when I was 30 and hubby 35! :rolleyes: Only problem we have is that when we go away and start pottering round villages etc in the mountains ... by heck do we notice the steps! :D
     
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    ... or rent out your house and buy a nice mobile home/static caravan here:

    This is where we have one and it's great ... there's a few up for sale now ...
     
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    Astro turf?
    Hmmm, sounds a good idea.
    Only problem is we have 3 acers of grass.
    During the summer months we have sheep to keep the grass down but they end up in the freezer by the end of November and the blooming grass goes berserk as soon as my backs turned.
    Hey, ho, such is life
     
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    LOL, looks like you can't win
     
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    Ha ha, Planning the next trip is never far from my mind.
    Trust you are both fit and well
     
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    Thought about that but we both still feel we need a solid base somewhere . . . But you can never say never
     
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    know the feeling, been cutting & digging the last 3 weeks.
    Ho hum, off again soon.
    Have Hymer, must travel!
    BJ
     
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    Sheep equals fertiliser = good growth. :rolleyes:

    Our bungalow is up for sale!!
     
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    Yes thanks, still in Portugal but starting a slow amble home. We've got 20 days to get back to the UK. Good job we won't have any lawns to mow, would not be looking forward to that.:whistle2:
     
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    Pat I thought you were thinking of stopping in beni permanently when we last spoke to you & Mike hope to see you soon

    Dave & Poll
     
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