Tag Archives: moving

The name of the game is Progress!

I was listening to ABBA and the song “The Name of the Game” is in my head. No pictures today folks.  What?  Do you really want to see what the inside of a messy apartment looks like?  No people, that’s not how I roll.  The first real photos of this apartment will be once the […]

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You can reach me by mail

D and I have moved in. We arrived on Monday morning to meet with the real estate agent  to go through the état de lieu.  There are a few things that aren’t perfect but the apartment is great.  The kitchen update is wonderful.  We have brand new appliances — dishwasher, fridge, hot plate, oven, washer […]

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The girl is back in town…

I feel like Dick Clark on American Bandstand and today I’m referring to Thin Lizzie’s “The Boys Are Back in Town”.  I’ve modified the title to suit my purpose — of course — and it’s bouncing around in my head.  (Because of a post I read earlier today, Thin Lizzie is competing with Sam & Dave’s “Hold […]

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House hunting is serious business

Let’s talk reality here. This isn’t a tv show.  This isn’t make-believe.  This is me, Tanya, a wonderful girl woman girl from Toronto who is now looking for an apartment with her hubby-to-be.  This is not Toronto.  Finding a duplicate of my SW-facing sans vis-à-vis, spacious 90 sq m 2-bedroom apartment with an open and fitted kitchen, […]

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How quickly things change

D and I left Paris by TGV for Avignon on Friday afternoon.  I have to tell you that I’ve always enjoyed taking the train.  Okay, maybe that’s not true.  I’ve always loved the idea of travelling by train and seeing how the landscape and communities change as you move from one part of the country to […]

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It’s moving day

The day is finally here. I’m sitting at our former dining table — the sofa is wrapped like a huge Christmas present — and I have nothing to do.  Literally.  Nothing.  Okay, I could clean the bathrooms while I wait for the movers but I seriously do not have the energy for it.  Just the […]

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