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Shedding another address

I’ve moved house 16 times. It seems I’m rather commitment-phobic regarding addresses, rarely staying in one place for more than two years. Not necessarily by design—things just happened, as things do. And I’m about to do it again. It’s commonly touted that moving house is one of life biggest...

House-moving and a Helpful Toddler

We’re moving house. Again. I haven’t lived longer than two years at any one address since I moved out of my parents’ place. And I’ve lived at eleven addresses since then. In mocking poetry, we’re moving our stuff out of this house two years to the day since it...

Fortunately, Unfortunately

At the risk of sounding like a 10-year-old, it wasn’t my fault. My ‘blog more often’ goal for 2012 was dependent on my having the means, and although I had expected a delay in getting phone and internet services after moving to a new house, I hadn’t quite expected...

Christmas is over. But wait, there’s more!

Boxing Day is the worst metaphorical sugar-low ever. It started even earlier than Boxing Day, this year. The evening of Christmas day had me feeling sad. All the presents were opened, the food was eaten, the guests were departed…and Christmas felt over. Even the tree didn’t seem sparkly anymore....

Mosaic of boxes

Depending on which unreliable statistic you source, you’ll find a person will move house about 16 times in their lifetime. If that’s to apply to me, I can conclude I’m not going to reach my 30th birthday. For the thirteenth time I’m relocating my life in a mosaic of...