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CultureShock! Great Britain by Terry Tan

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‘Buying a house is like tripping through a minefield of acronyms. Witness: des res, dg, ch, osp. Read: Desirable residence, double glazing, central heating, off street parking.You soon get the hang of it and learn to say: fmah, nem. Find me another house, not enough money.’—Terry’s journal, April 1984

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINDING A HOME

Looking for the right accommodation is a veritable minefield of rules and regulations, not to mention that finding a house to suit one’s needs perfectly is well nigh on impossible. My personal experience of having to move ...

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