Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

The hard facts of life

The maths is inescapable… Between Jo and me, we need to earn more money.

No… it’s not about prestige, or recognition… or luxury, or ‘stuff’… it’s about the mortgage, which is due for renewal at the end of the year.

… cue a string of comparison websites, which all suggest that we can get a mortgage on my current income – but only one that will cover half of the house.

So, now we have to decide… Jo can either go back to work, or we can sell the back bedroom and the garden, most of the garage and some of the bathroom…

… or my income needs to go up.

Short of selling a kidney, I’m not really sure what to do about that!

2 comments on “The hard facts of life

  1. fran
    June 1, 2011

    Not a historical update…. however food for thought for my dissertation, if it’s going to be about the many problems caused by money!! I hear kidneys go for alot though!!

    • Mike Gulliver
      June 1, 2011

      Thanks for that Fran… do you think they’ll take them out in the Student Health Centre?

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