Posts Tagged ‘Moving House’

  Pride is more important than money. We’re moving to a new flat, it’s smaller than the one we’re in, so storage is a major issue. We decided a floor to ceiling wardrobe in the bedroom was the way to go, so we took our measurements to Ikea. We chose what we wanted from the […]


When you move to a new neighbourhood, the last thing you want to do is fall out with the local kids. In July 2006, I got a job as the Breakfast Presenter at TFM Radio on Teesside so we moved up there. The house we rented was in a place called Wynyard. It’s a kind […]


There is no job security in radio. About the worst thing that can happen is if the person that hired you is replaced. Now you’re working for someone that didn’t choose you. Often they’ve got a different idea of how your show should sound or may even have someone else in mind for the job. […]


There’s a lot to sort out when you move house. It’s even more complicated when you move to another country and you don’t actually have a house to move into. In February 1997, Julie and I moved from Australia to England. I presented my last show on 2GO on the New South Wales Central Coast […]


Julie and I have rented 15 houses and flats in three different countries in the 26 years we’ve been married. If you’re about to move into a rental and are a less experienced tenant, here’s my top 20 things we’ve learned along the way. 1.  When an estate agent shows you rental properties, only the […]


Internot

07Nov13

What exactly is involved in connecting broadband to a modern town center flat? Whatever it is, it’s a BIG job. So big, it takes a MONTH. That’s how long they say it will be for my service provider to hook me up. I’ve been with them for years, they’ve always been rubbish but this time […]