Wednesday, June 27, 2012

what doing?

"Oh you are alive!"  I hear you all cry.  Yeah, sorry about that peeps.  

Basically my world has flipped upside down (Fresh prince again).  


In a nut shell...
1. we moved towns (torrential rain in both places)
2. we all got the flu (real bad)
3. left a truck load of really best mates back in christchurch (I miss you all already)
4. packed bags for 3 months in Europe (real diff when it's freezing here)
5. sold a house (our rental not our old house)
6. brought a new house in Blenheim (it's good)
7. planned a european holiday with our family and Jeff's brothers family (promise.. it is a bit stressy!)

If I was a psych doctor that-there-list would ring some serious warning alarms and believe me I was on high alert BUT we got through and I can now sniff the warm climes of France from here.  
We leave in 6 sleeps and golly-gee-whizz I'm getting excited.

We have un-packed our new house and it's set-up ready for our house-sitters.  We have only been here 10 days but already my design mind is going into overdrive with all the possiblities of this place.  

It's a 1903 villa on a good sized piece of dirt.  It's restored within an inch of it's beautiful life and literally is a blank canvas.  IT HAS NO EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE and that alone is a pretty major plus.  In short, it's lovely.  It's safe.  It's warm.  It's going to get the AFD treatment when we are back in October.  Wee!



House keeping:
As you already know, I will be Europe-side for the next couple of months.  This does mean that I WILL be enjoying life and blogging less.  Good for me but not so great for my readers. 
BUT - you can find me on Instagram (AlexFultonDes), happily snapping up a storm.
Facebook and Twitter (AlexFultonDes).  

Please come along for the ride.  It's going to be nuts.



5 comments:

  1. so as you say you have unpacked, i am assuming those packing boxes are part of some new trend then?? :) Can't wait to see the new pad in Oct/Nov!

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  2. Those photos were mid un-pack smarty-bum. It's called 'adding to the mystery'. I'm going all 'fifty shades' on your ass making you wait.

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  3. My head is spinning for you. I'm jealous of a European summer however and the fresh start outside the earthquake zone. You'll do amazing things with the new place to be sure. That teal chesterfield(?) wingback chair is nom nom!

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    1. Thanks Nin. Fun times ahead for sure. We'll keep in touch x

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