Ever get the feeling you’ll need to flash your passport as your train rattles across the boundary into the M25? If so, you’re not the only one. Londoners have been joking – or seriously suggesting – that their city should be its own state for donkey’s years!
Moving to London on your lonesome? Looking for a shared house to move into?
No wonder. Finding your perfect flatshare can be a daunting experience. Especially when the demand for a reasonably-priced room with a nice group of non-nutters seems to far outweigh supply. So what’s a (temporarily) homeless hopeful to do?
Ah, living with friends. Surrounding yourself with the people in your life you rate the most. The one who are the most fun on a night, the ones you find yourself calling up whenever things go wrong, the ones that never fail to make you smile. You can’t think of anyone you’d like to sit up drinking with until the early hours or spend Saturday morning comatose on the sofa with, groaning off the hangover from the night before. This is going to be brilliant.
What could go wrong?
“Yes, Mr Stranger, I would love for you to load everything I own and value into your unmarked vehicle and speed off into the sunset without me,” is not a sentence that you probably say very often (we hope). But when it comes to moving house, it’s a leap of faith that most of us have to take. Continue reading