We're a couple in our late 20's - currently living in Brighton...dreaming of a new life...
I'm Irish and spent the majority of my childhood spent living in the wilds of County Donegal in Ireland, and my partner grew up in Somerset.
I wake up some days and pine for the country...and my other half, bless him deserves the quiet life he'd love
Presently, we are literally Book 1, Chapter 1, Page 1 of this whole process. We have meagre savings, and are really finding our feet.
We have spent this year researching Bulgaria...and admittedly probably spent far too many hours trawling the interwebs for images of houses, land, the landscapes. Also, streets, peoples faces (and yes some of the "Murder houses" as we er...affectionately term those houses you see on sites such as eBay - where there is a desolate room in it only a single solitary shoe, long abandoned...below a patch of fallen-in roof. yet splathered (I think I made that word up...
) across the image is a gaudy sign in neon lettering, "SEE THE POTENTIAL?!"
The things is... I kind of do. I do see the potential to take hold of what I'd much rather do with my day, than sit in an office... I'd much rather live the homely, energetic, creative life I grew up with.
Hard graft with heart. I think that says it.
So, I am busy amassing as much information as I possibly can, and lo and behold I stumble upon this site and these wonderful forums. I've been peeping around for the last few months, and feel there's no place/bunch of people I'd rather share my journey with
I'll be setting up a blog and hope to chart my progress when we finally begin Book 1, Chapter 2
I'd love to hear if anyone else has any stories, blogs, tips and pictures of their hard efforts and general sagely guidance they might kindly impart..?
We are yet to travel to BG; but hope to in the spring/summer next year.
Besides... we have some bills to pay off before we can kick-start our savings!
I'l stop rambling now... Hello everyone...
Sláinte as we say in Ireland
Sarah (& Tom)