Moving in

Two weeks ago, on monday the 21st of January, we got the house. On the first evening Aya was still with her grandparents. She stayed with them in Denmark for two weeks after New Years. They were on the way to France and would join us in the house the next day. The three of…

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Integrating into French school and missing home

After two weeks of Autumn holiday in October we had the gruefull pleasure of putting the kids to school again. Stomach pain for the big one (and the parents) and a lot of crying from the little one. We went through the whole register at the morning table. They had both been fearing going to…

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Our future home

Yeahh! We made it. We’ve got the house.  Here are some photos of our coming home and your next bed and breakfast experience. Can’t wait to move in in the end of January.  We’re starting to look at interior style for the rooms, checking out tiles for the bathrooms, wondering whether to paint in colors…

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Budgets and reports and a big leap of faith

We signed the deal and pushed the button leaving us 10 days of final reflection. It turned out late in the events, that the septic tanks had quite a few remarks in a report we hadn’t seen. There were no further investigations, which left us with no idea about the costs of getting them up…

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Visit in Denmark

I feel we’ve been on the road for the past 10 days. We’re back in Denmark for a short stop. Mainly to talk to the bank but also to attend an invitation. We’re staying in my parents summerhouse in Tibirke, which is awesome in autumn. I love having the forest next door and seeing all…

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Challenged by compromise

After four weeks of fruitless househunting our faith and plans are challenged when we see yet another house that we don’t like or that doesn’t suit our criteria. It almost feels impossible at times. We had big hopes for a house in La Penne that we saw last Tuesday. Teis found the add and it…

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