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18 Dec 2008
Emailed PSS to check on our stuff, and was told its going to be loaded onto container ont eh 19th!! It was packed 3 weeks ago, i could have saved myself from sleeping on a mattress for the past 3 bloody weeks! Now the big question is - will it arrive by the end of January when we move out of our holiday house????? 6 weeks, is it pushing it? Can i phone the captain man of the ship and ask him to put his foot down a bit???!!!!
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28 Nov 2008
All done, just under 4 hours! I had done quite a bit to help by putting everything on the kitchen worktops that was going and folding all clothes etc, but still quick job! Very nice bunch of guys, hope it all reaches Perth ok! Looks like we have to follow it now!!!
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28 Nov 2008
My home is being packed into boxes and put into a lorry as i write! I am in a spare room sat on a duvet in the freezing cold, great way to spend a day off hey! Feel funny about it though, dont know how to explain it but if i feel excited and sad at the same time, probably natural. It feels like the heart is being ripped out of my home by 4 strangers!
The next time i,ll see it all will be in a couple of months time and in a house i have to make my home, feels 'funny'....
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28 Nov 2008
Thanks Bev, cant quite believe its all happened so quick all of a sudden!!
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27 Nov 2008
PSS are arriving in 2 days time and i,ve been busy on my 2 days off work , scrubbed shoes today with jeyes fluid (stank the kitchen out!) took down our bed, table and a couple of shelving units for kids room. Everyhing is just about ready, Harry just needs to sort out a few toys he wants to take in his case, we even remembered to leave a few CDS for the holiday let! Dont know how long we can live in the house for without any furniture, lucky we have integral kitchen appliances and leaving lots of kitchen stuff behind but have nothing to sit on and are going to sleep on 2 single mattresses, might have to move in with the in-laws sooner rather than later then!
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20 Nov 2008
Have sent off deposit for PSS. still all on for 28th Noivember, cant believe it is getting more real now! Am going to do a packing session next week to see how much i can fit in suitcases and what we need to keep with us before we go. Its winter here so will need to keep some winter clothes which take up loads of room in cases, so may have to leave some old clothes here to wear until we go that we wont be taking with us, it will be summertime in WA when we arrive too, so will need to leave all our summer clothes here!
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08 Nov 2008
Provisionally booked PSS for 28th Novemeber but will have to wait and see what happens with renting house first. Also dont know how long the visa will take to come so may have house packed up on 28th then keep in storage until visa comes, as you have to be in OZ when your container arrives. So if it goes off and arrives in Oz begining of January (you never know!) and visa takes 2 months or more, we wont be there, so gonna play it safe and keep it in storage until we have a better idea how ,long visa will be
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05 Nov 2008
Hi Sharron, yes i read on a message that you went with PSS, hopefully they will come out cheaper then John Mason and we will go with them, although both companies have been great so far! Its all happening and we are SO excited but scared at the same time! Just hope it all goes to plan from now on!! When are you moving in? Noticed you picked keys up yesterday x
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05 Nov 2008
Had John Mason round to give us a quote back in August and PSS round today. Probably going to book removal for 28th Novemeber. Will only need a shared container now as decided to not take some things such as bikes, conservatory furniture, harrys bed as going to buy new there. Will wait to receive quote from PSS and then decide who to go with.
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