|Posted on Sunday, 08 October, 2006 - 07:51 am: |
Well I've finally completed my move from Forest Hill to the wilds of Norfolk. I have bought a very nice 3 bedroom bungalow on the outskirts of Norwich for little more than I sold my flat for in F/H. Its in a quiet Close with a large garden front and back.
Its quiet and peaceful here, but we have a large Tesco within 5 mins and a pub just a few minutes walk away. The centre of Norwich is about 10 mins away on the local Park & Ride (£3 all day, £1.50 after 12.30 for up to 5 adults + 3 kids).
Although I've lived in F/Hill since 1968 I'm afraid I won't miss it at all, but I'll continue to read the forums and might even chip in occasionally.
Norwich isn't quite the end of the world but you can see it from here!
|Posted on Monday, 09 October, 2006 - 12:08 pm: |
Watch out for the locals - NFN !!
I'll explain later should I have confused anyone.
|Posted on Monday, 09 October, 2006 - 10:24 pm: |
I have worked in Yarmouth and Lowestoft and I think there is some DNA missing somewhere...
|Posted on Wednesday, 11 October, 2006 - 12:09 pm: |
My Dad went to Norfolk sometime in the early 20 century for a holiday. It was flat and windy hence the Baggie family never went there again (also due to lack of rail and road access from the midlands to East Anglia). I have subsequently visited, including one of the most remote places in England - Kings Lynn, famous for making or certainly shipping out Agent Orange in the Viet Nam war - to much domestic opposition in the 'States.
Used to go to Southwold (Adnams and the St Peters brewery, well recommended) till it became London-second-home-on-sea. Well there will be plenty of London accents for you.
I actually quite like Norwich and have some fond memories.
NFN is allegedly 'Normal for Norfolk' which is what doctors wrote on medical notes when they had problems with inbreds. Also TTFO but that is another story.
|Posted on Wednesday, 11 October, 2006 - 01:03 pm: |
Father's tossing babies into swimming pools on a Saturday morning is currently the trendy thing to do in them parts.