Panu got back on Friday. Single, double, triple, quadruple YAYS! We had one day to relax and stock up on cuddles (well, for me to stock up on cuddles) because bright and early on Saturday morning, we started the dreaded apartment hunting. Just for the record, I fricking hate apartment hunting. It’s the rushing between viewing appointments, the squishing into tiny apartments with dozens of other renters and then there’s the glaring at each other, because we all know that in this tough rental market, we are nothing but competitors.
So we started at 8am and rushed between viewings that are literally 15 minutes long – to park, to go in, to view, grab a couple of forms and then drive to the next viewing. ALL IN 15 MINUTES. It’s hectic to say the least and I don’t do hectic all that glamorously.
Thank god we gave ourselves an hour break at lunch time to fuel up and as luck would have it, we were in Newtown at the time and I got to chill out and regain some grace and composure at one of my favourite cafés in Sydney’s inner west, Urban Bites. I had a steak sandwich and Panu had a smoked salmon salad. Love how I usually order the man meal, and Panu the salad, and restaurants always assume the man’s getting the steak.
I used to live directly across the street from Urban Bites before we moved to London, so you can imagine how often I went. I particularly love their weekend brunches, if nothing else because they make awesome hashbrowns and I LOVE ME SOME HASHBROWNS!
Anyway, all of Saturday was spent apartment hunting and all of today has been spent filling out goddamn forms, and scanning every document in existence which proves that I am me. We’re applying for three apartments – in Newtown, Camperdown and Surry Hills – so please wish us luck!
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