Friday, 19 October 2007


Hi there - I dont think many of us have blogged over the last few days - I have sneaked little looks in my lunch break and its been fairly quiet out there this week. This morning I got a letter for an interview for another job. Its a Ward Clerk in the Stroke Rehabilitation Centre in our local hospital. Actually its based in very old building called the Rutson or it was when I applied for the job - a couple of days later the newspaper announced that it would have to move into the main hospital because of work that was needed to the old building! Anyway I have an interview in couple of weeks time. Less money than I get now (so we need to carry on downsizing!!) but it sounds like a worthwhile place to be working and I think I might like it. I have been at the County Council for 8 years this month and it is not the place it was.... I could go on but I won't. We have arranged a viewing for my second favourite house tomorrow am as it wil be six weeks soon since the people who's house we wanted accepted our offer and they have told the solicitor not to release any papers or start proceddingings yet till they find somewhere. So in the meantime we have merrily going along selling ours. We are convinced they will pull out so we are looking elsewhere - I arent as bothered as I thought I would be about walking away from it. My daughter resigned from her job at the County Council with our blessing yesterday. She is floating she is so pleased she has done it. She is going temping whilst she finds something else. She works very hard in her job and I envy her being able to walk - Yes I know its not sensible but she is too young to be unhappy in her job - she has been there 5 years and has given her best - she is very confident and I dont htink she will have a problem getting something else. I have just got my newly upholstered chairs back last night. They were only cheap and I had coveted the gentlemens chair for a couple of years! then the shop changed hands and it was vastly reduced so I bought it and them found there was another upstairs in the storeroom -it was a matching ladies one. So we got them both for £45 together. They are gorgeous and over the weekend I shall photograph them. I think I have a before photo as well - will check. I have still not started my new Robin Pilcher book - tonight I have to think of the viewing tomorrow! My buyers who lost thier buyers have 3 couples viewing this weekend so fingers crossed.


mrsnesbitt said...

I love before and after photos. I will look forward to seeing yours and also sharing mine of the hallway DIY project!

Just out on the motorbike....heading for Bridlington! Camera packed!

Katherines Dream said...

Hi Catherine,
I wondered where you were!!
Pop over to me and read carefully Awards post

Sophie Honeysuckle said...

Hi Catherine, can't wait to see the photos! I think the blog you mean is Buttercupand roses?

Rosie said...

Hi there, many thanks for your lovely comments - glad to hear that your second choice viewing was so positive it sounds a lovely house - I hope all goes well for you:) Also good luck with the interview for the new job - looks like it's going to be all change for you in the near future.

Katherines Dream said...

Hi Catherine,
You can pass this award on to 7 other people, try not to duplicate it.
You the link on my page, cut a paste to your blog for peolpe to go and collect their award !
Good luck for the new house, it was meant to they say.
I was in your shoes 3 years ago...horrible, I had many a sleepless night worrying.
It will all be worth it in the end.

Anonymous said...

Hi Catherine, we look forward to seeing the before and after photos, love those! We are about to undertake our first makeover of a sideboard! Good luck!! Jenn and Jacqui