Happy 2015

So…. I haven’t posted for a while. It’s been a change in my circumstances, which I’m still processing. It’s like having a prison door being opened and being wary about venturing out side again.

On Monday 1st December 2014, I started a new temporary job.

On Friday 29th November 2014, I was offered a full time permanent role, at the same organization, but at a different site. I’m waiting for a start date, having to go through yet another THREE months of waiting for the same references, proofs of employment and blood tests.

I got my first pay packet in 15 months on 18th December 2014.

I’m by no means out of the woods.

I’m still having problems with a roof over my head. The ex and the judge screwed me out of £10k off the house price. The ex was hiding behind his solicitors skirts and couldn’t look me in the eye. He still isn’t communicating. Mind you neither is my conveyancer;  only the estate agents are gloating about the situation as the vultures of the buyers circle closer and closer. Ironically, the hours I work are causing problems even viewing suitable properties – out at 7 AM and back at 6PM, and in bed by 11PM to start the whole process again. (What I wouldn’t give to not home home and go out in the dark and NOT work in a room without windows).  Most of the robbin’ bastard agents don’t do weekend viewings and I don’t want to waste annual leave.

As for rental properties, there are some NASTY places out there.                                 Being surrounded by barbed wire isn’t a big turn on.

Anyway more about my adventures in the rental market in further posts.

Happy New Year to my readers and thank you for your support

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