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[personal profile] raven
Friends, A. and I are telling the whole internet piecemeal, but here we are: we exchanged contracts today, we move to London next Monday, 7 March.

I'm so happy and so relieved. I was so afraid we'd get right down to the wire and then it would all fall apart again - we have, lest we forget, been trying to move house now for eight months - but it's done and there's no going back.

I'm sure I have some feelings coming about all this departure and arrival; I'm sure some of them are just, disbelief and awe at this house, we're leaving this house. Five years, four workplaces, three jobs and two weddings, and this - this small place, this unremarkable ground - has been my home. It's part of a life I thought I'd have, something that never came to pass. I'm glad it didn't.

So here we are! One week left. I'm excited.

on 2016-02-29 08:24 pm (UTC)
musesfool: close up of the Chrysler Building (home)
Posted by [personal profile] musesfool
Congratulations and good luck!

on 2016-02-29 08:51 pm (UTC)
sir_guinglain: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] sir_guinglain
Congratulations. Onwards to the next stage of the adventure.

on 2016-02-29 08:57 pm (UTC)
glinda: donna dancing (donna dance)
Posted by [personal profile] glinda
Oh yay! I so excited for you! *throws confetti*

on 2016-02-29 10:20 pm (UTC)
falena: Picture of a girl hiding behind a camera, reflected in a mirror. (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] falena
Yay!

on 2016-02-29 11:31 pm (UTC)
qian: Tiny pink head of a Katamari character (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] qian
Congrats!!

on 2016-03-01 12:15 am (UTC)
sarken: leaves of mint against a worn wall (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] sarken
Yay, and best of luck in the move!

on 2016-03-01 12:59 am (UTC)
marginaliana: Buddy the dog carries Bobo the toy (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] marginaliana
Congratulations! I'm so thrilled for you.

on 2016-03-01 09:40 pm (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] fyrdrakken
Congrats!

on 2016-03-01 09:42 pm (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] summerstorm
ahhh. Congrats! Moving is the worst; I'm honestly traumatized by London flathunting, and it still flares up whenever I think about going back for even a few weeks. Best of luck with the move!

on 2016-03-08 03:18 am (UTC)
riverlight: A rainbow and birds. (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] riverlight
So exciting! May the move be painless and the new place a delight!

on 2016-02-29 09:19 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] littlered2.livejournal.com
Yay, congratulations! I look forward to welcoming you to London.

on 2016-03-01 01:00 am (UTC)
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Posted by [personal profile] cordelia_v
Congratulations! I'm pleased that you won't have such a long commute, going forward.

on 2016-03-01 02:25 am (UTC)

on 2016-03-01 06:30 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] yiskah.livejournal.com
Oh, fantastic news! This has been a long time coming...

on 2016-03-01 07:51 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] khalinche.livejournal.com
Hurray!

on 2016-03-02 02:38 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] macadamanaity.livejournal.com
Yay yay yay!

on 2016-03-02 09:36 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] biascut.livejournal.com
I am SO glad! Your commuting-tweets were harrowing.

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