Thursday 19 July 2012

To do list - revisit

I haven't updated my "to do list" for a long time.   With less than 9 weeks to go I thought it was time.
It has grown a bit, as I expected it would, but we've made excellent progress.
Buy a cheaper house - done
Sorting and packing up belongings for garage sale - done
Apply for Elly's Finnish passport- done
Sell our house - done
Arrange insurance for stored belongings - done
Open a UK bank account - done
Send remaining chickens to their new home- done
Suspend private health insurance - to be done the last couple of weeks
Arrange for our mail to be dealt with at home - done (thanks to J&J)
Arrange for mail in the UK -
Book airfares - done
Ship belongings to UK - almost done - they are going on Monday
Rent out our house - done
Arrange for someone to have the pot plants- done
Pack up our belongings and store- done
Sell Elly’s car (Mick's truck to be left at workshop) - done (my mum is buying it)
Book accomodation in UK - done
Book hire car in UK
Transfer money to UK account - done
Work out what to do with our mobile phone numbers - done (they are going onto prepaid)
Buy a caravan for temporary home - done
Set up bathroom for temporary home - done
Correspondence to arrive by email rather than post where possible - done
Return all borrowed items to their rightful owners - in progress
Type up list of stored belongings by box number
Cancel Mick's GST registration
Do our 2012 tax returns
Set up my laptop with software to work from UK - in progress
Partition off area in shed to be rented out for storage
Find tenant for shed storage area 
Make sure all our favourite recipes are on my blog - in progress
Catch up with friends and family before we go - in progress
Go to New Zealand to see Mick's mum before we go - booked
Pack away the last of the belongings we're still using
Make a list of what we need to buy on arrival in UK - in progress
Pack our suitcases!

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