Monday, December 24, 2012


I'm in a much better mood now, lest you were concerned. I've prepared Christmas dinner, I've bought all my presents, I've fought for a parking space in Waitrose carpark at 8am, I've sat outside in the car while Nye collected presents from the post office and I'm almost over the fact that we are quarantined to our kitchen and dining room because the whole damn house is infested with cat fleas. Yup, that's right, our lovely new house is hoaching with fleas and my ankles wrists and right butt cheek look like the worse pictures that come up when you google 'flea bites'. Needless to say I'm not too keen on the previous owners. And their cat is pretty high up on my list too.

Anyway, like I said, I'm getting over it, even if I now have to pee in a bucket in the corner of the bedroom because the bathroom is the worst affected area and the most likely place where my ass (literally) is being mauled and I just can't face going in there any more.

I'm even starting to feel a little festive, tentatively. And aside from the fleas, I love our new house. But more about that after the holidays. For now; merry Christmas to you all, I'll see you in the 2013. xx


  1. Oh dear god, that is hideous! We once had squirrels living in our walls that had fleas and I had about 70 bites around my mid section. My husband, however, received none. I hope your problem is quickly remedied so you can start to truly enjoy your new home!

  2. Merry Christmas you you, Nye, Ammie and Ella .
    I hope all your wishes come true,
    It's such a shame about the fleas. You should vacuum everything, and pour chlorine all over the place (but I guess you know that) .
    The good news is that cat fleas won't infest (reproduce) on humans... so you just have to kill them and all their eggs (sorry if this was too graphic... it's the vet in me talking).
    Hugs to you all.

  3. Merry Christmas to you all. Thank you for the lovely presents. Hope the food was good. I'm totally stuffed. Loads of love xxxx

  4. Oh sorry to hear that, hope you can get it cleared up quickly, glad your getting into the festive spirit even with the fleas.

  5. Merry Christmas! Sorry about the fleas! It's so strange that would be an issue considering all the great flea medicine/products available for animals?!! Boogles my mind that an owner wouldn't take care of their animal & home better. I hope it will clear it quick. Here is to a New Year in a new exciting place!

  6. Sounds hideous but glad things are looking up. Our christmas was germ and snot filled. But flea-less so thats a bonus, I guess.

  7. And a happy new year to you!

  8. Oh my goodness! This is my first stop at your blog and what a post! I hope the problem is sorted, and your having a beautiful new year. Josie from Oh You Pretty Things sent me your way xx

  9. holy sheeee-it. you are, like, WAAAAAY more resilient than i am. i would have cancelled christmas on account of moving. BUT NO ! you get a tree, presents, and make flipping christmas dinner. WITH A PEST INFESTATION.

    brava. BRAVA.

    (and Happy New Year)

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