Aled Treharne on April 27th, 2005

Can I just say that buying a house is a nightmare! Mortgage, valution, surveys, quotes for the surveys, quotes for building and contents insurance, quotes for income protection, quotes for death or critical illness cover, arrangement fees, searches…..arrggghhh! Right. There we go. I’m a lot calmer now. 🙂

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Aled Treharne on April 26th, 2005

Oh, yeah, one more thing. So the IFA’s sorting out the mortgage and he emails me to say that the application is in, I’ll get a declaration to sign and they’ll be sending someone to value the house and that they’ll liaise with the estate agent. Ok, no problem. I email him asking if he […]

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Aled Treharne on April 26th, 2005

Oh. My. Ghod. Well, it’s high time for an update, and what an update. 🙂 Last Friday I headed home to go and see some houses. I’d picked up some particulars the week before, and I’d arranged to see five houses. The first in the morning, followed by lunch with Nath and then the two of […]

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Aled Treharne on April 21st, 2005

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Aled Treharne on April 18th, 2005

Gah, so the house I wanted to see was taken off the market by the vendor. Not happy, but more on that. Headed back to my mother’s for the weekend. Had an ex with MR on Sat night looking for a missing fell runner. We finally got off the hill as it was getting light […]

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Aled Treharne on April 14th, 2005

Argh what a night! When Mark and I came home tonight, we needed to change the tap on the bath. So one B&Q trip later and we have some taps and we set about changing them. So we shut off the water and remove the pipes. As expected a little water come dribbling out, but […]

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Aled Treharne on April 13th, 2005

Hahaha! Got this in an email yesterday: “Fibernet just called…to explain that the outage is ongoing with Fibernet splicing staff ‘on-site’ where they have located a fibre break. The ‘on-site’ location is a cable trough located outside and the engineers found a hack-saw in the trough, which has been used to cut all the cables. […]

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Aled Treharne on April 11th, 2005

I hereby announce that a Party is to be held on Friday April 29th in The Steamship near to East India DLR in London to wish a fond farewell to Aled on his resignation from Mistral and his departure from London. Yes, that’s right, I’m leaving. Heading back to Wales to a new job and […]

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Aled Treharne on April 11th, 2005

So that’s interesting. Mistral seem to be having staffing issues. I’ve quit, Jono (internal support) is looking to leave, Adam, the new night guy has quit, the new woman recruited for nights has called to say she’s taking a better offer, Jules (networking) has quit, Merlin left a while ago, two other Astra people have […]

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Aled Treharne on April 11th, 2005

Meh. Finished, at last. Back on days tomorrow. This week is a doss week – 1 day off in lieu, 3 days training 1 day of visit from an engineer. Woot. Then it’s 3 weeks to go. 🙂 I’d forgotten how badly nights fucks up your stomach. I’m feeling quite sick right now, but I’m […]

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