Want to know how I would sum up my experience of ‘Chasing the Dream’ and how the chase ended?
With the help of Google Translate, we manage to order them and book delivery while we are over on our next trip. Having a cooker will be great!
So finally we were packing for a French trip – but it felt strange to think we would be actually staying in the house at long last.
Not for the first time in France we wake up aching and stiff all over…
The trip was not a holiday, we had planned to move into our cottage and spend time getting to know the place. Will we ever get it finished?
Luckily I had my Kindle with me and we manage to get online (thanks to a tiny Wifi hotspot near the front door) and found a hotel in Fougeres, about 30 minutes from the cottage, with availability
I might not speak French but I can use a computer, so I got my fingers working on the net. I decided the best way forward was to find an English builder living in France
Chasing The Dream – 3 Alison Finally Seals The Deal On Her Dream Holiday Home & Takes Her First Steps On The Road To Renovation
I came off the phone ranting about getting a new builder & managing the project myself. It can’t be that difficult, can it?
Chasing The Dream – 2 Alison Continues With The Trials & Tribulations of Chasing Her Dread of Owning A Holiday Cottage Abroad
We’re only buying a house… not running for president!
What’s it like to renovate a cottage in France? Read Alison’s story here..