Saturday, 13 October 2012

The list!

Yesterday was not a good day. Sometime before 11am, the internet went out. And the telephone and the television! Highly annoying of course, since I wanted news from Norway. Doubly annoying since I was waiting for a phone call from a moving company and they couldn't get in touch with me! Ah well, I will get in touch again on Monday and deal with it then.

More and more boxes are being packed, things are being sorted out and I have made a list. A list of all the things I have to do from now until the actual move. After that of course a new list needs to be made with everything I need to do after the move!! But first the befores. I need to cancel my subscriptions, quit my job, quit my home, get them to forward my mail, figure out whether I will go full organised move or diy move. If there's only 200 euros in it, I will go organised, if it is more I might go diy! Of course I need to pack, clean, get rid of everything I am not taking along (selling first, donating the left-overs), I need to get health checks for the monsters, cancel my bank accounts, organise a small leaving party at work and a gazillion things I have probably forgotten about and will encounter if and when.

Fortunately I have friends and family who have already offered their help for packing and/or cleaning. And another fortunately is that in two weeks time it's autumn break over here and work should be easing off for that. At least I hope so, because if I have a whole day, I can get an awful lot done!

By the way: I hadn't had any new news from Norway yesterday. Pinning my hopes on Monday now!


  1. Wow! You're moving! Every time I visit your blog, something new is going on! Congratulations. :)

  2. Of course, the driving won't be a problem to you in a DIY move, but the loading and unloading? Especially the unloading in a new country?
    I advise taking the cats to the vet for a nice sleepy sedative before you take them so far away. I did that with my cats when I moved with them, and I was so glad I did. They weren't at all fussed or bothered about anything.
    Maybe you should keep one bank account open at home? Maybe talk to someone about it? Just an idea.
    Wishing you the best of everything, and looking forward to seeing you in November.
    Luv, K

  3. Of course when you have a million and one things to do that is the exact time those things will go out! Sounds like your making great headway and so glad you have people willing to help you.

  4. Er, autumn break wil be in one week overhere, Mara! (Otherwise, I will protest!)

  5. Oh my ! I don't want to be at your place ! I am already tired when I read what you all have to do !


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