Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Settle

Where to start after such a long time of blog absence?
Well, with the biggest, juiciest, most exciting news of course!!

We..


are...


LAND OWNERS!!!

river bank

6 months ago we first saw this block and began our journey of research, deliberation, excitement and the roller coaster ride of finally reaching settlement! In March we flew over to view the property (blog post 'Trippin to Tassie') and found that every need, wish and possible imagined element was ticked off our checklist by the the joys this block has to offer!

It's a big commitment, and we've taken a mortgage which is something we never wanted to do, but after doing an extensive, far-reaching, no-money-limit search of the rural market in Australia we couldn't find anything else like this - so that sealed it.

The biggest issue to face us is moving states, moving all our gear across to the other side of the continent, and the biggest upheaval - moving away from family and friends. I'm a very family oriented person so it was a big decision but I've come to terms with it and made the conscious decision to take on board all that it involves - so now I'm happily looking forward to our times on our block!

We still have to build, so it will be at least a year before we can be working ex-Tassie, but we have finally taken that first step towards the life we aspire to, and it feels like coming home! Whoooot!! :D

6 comments:

Bonnie said...

You do realise, I'm only letting you go on the condition that I get to see platypi when I come to visit you???

You will have to explain to Tess on your own though, I can't help you out there!

2paw said...

Welcome to The Apple Isle!!! Your land looks fabulous!!!

The Litter Box House said...

That looks beautiful. I can't wait to see how it turns out after you build on the property.

Selkie on Ravelry

inoriz said...

Congratulations and loads of Hugs to you and err... I forgot what to call your 'scrumptious bum'!!

Oh that's right... Scoot!!! (Because it's inappropriate to also call him 'scrumptious bum'!)

Amanda said...

Congratulations! What a wonderful journey awaits you.

Ann said...

Congratulations! You are a lucky girl to be living in Tassie - that's my dream too! Now I have a reason to visit.