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My money is a series on how people spend their money - and the sometimes difficult decisions that You have. Here Zak Hoblyn of London takes us through a week in His life, When for the First Time buyer, while the Corona-Virus-pandemic.
Originally from Wiltshire, Zak is 27 and lives in North London with His fiancée, Leah , who is a radio presenter. He works as a lift and crane engineering surveyor and loves His job. But he says it will be hard from His height; reach for The Door opener can be difficult, 5ft 6". The couple hope to marry In July 2021 in Glastonbury.
He enjoys running so much he describes himself as "addicted" to it. He is both the laying of the Tokyo and London marathons (Last Year he completed the Paris Marathon , His first Ever . ) Another hobby is the search for bars and pubs in an attempt to soak up the London vibe. He is a Liverpool fan, so living and working in Arsenal, and Tottenham can be a challenge.
A 06:30 alarm clock rudely awakens a Deep Sleep , I check my E-Mails and Bbc Sport on my phone with the Display to help with brightness on full, Wake up. When checking my emails, I have an E-Mail confirmation from The Van hire company, Leah , and I'm going to rent tomorrow from our Apartment (£86) for 24 hours.
I go to Kings Cross on the bus, my trip-all paid for by my company, so no issues. Once in Kings Cross I got in the past a Pret A Manger, which was closed last week due to the coronavirus is open but today is going to go! Without a doubt, due to the fact all of the coffee At Home is Packed away somewhere, boost I go in and my normal Filter coffee with milk (99p) for the caffeine-I'm desperately in need of.
I finish my first two pages to the Paddington Station , which is on the same street, in a short time, so I see a small independent cafe (in search of more caffeine), but unfortunately, The Card is at least £5. Don't worry, nothing You can't sort a vegetable-samosa can.
I Am in The North of London, 14:00, and I'm left waiting for a client. I have a circular saw, online, must I cut my 3m long oak table, in order to be able to take them out of The Apartment (£39. 99). I buy a sparkling water (99p) from a gas station and a toilet, two birds, one stone! Public toilets Gold Dust in London.
expenditure: £132. 97
I'm up early again, as I need to Pick Up to rent The Van from the outside, only Camden. I buy an avocado and some Breakfast muffins from Lidl for a pre-move Breakfast (£1. 24). I Pick Up to rent The Van and pay (£2. 50) for an hour of Parking in Haringey, You can enjoy the avocado and muffins and start loading The Van .
A trip to the New Place with The Van fully unloaded with the help of The Seller was much appreciated, then we were back in The Van back at The Old place for round two! While a washing machine and a fridge hauling in The Van , Leah hears the sweet, sweet sound of an Ice Cream van. I had the temerity to order a 99 with a Popsicle plopped right in The Middle while I got the usual 99 with a flake for The Other half [£4. 20. ]
as soon As the New Place was full by 19:00 we could not even comprehend the thoughts go to The Store to buy ingredients, so we get to Uber Eats , and The Hunt for the next highest rating-fish-and-chip-shop. Two cod and Chips . [big of course] comes to £24. 59. This is included in the delivery. It has us memorize a five minute, change the address on our About account Eating. To cut The Day ends with me back in The Old Apartment of my table with my new circular saw to 23:30. the now old neighbors can't be pleased, a 15-hour day, I still wonder if my wallet or body Ever recover?
expenditure: £32. 53
Five hours of sleep and I'm up to, crawl to the boxes and bags, trying to hunt down my toothbrush, I'm out of The House by 07:00, since I need to drop The Van back before 08:00, to ensure that I exceed, and the 24-hour rent. The traffic is very quiet, and I make Good Time . I stop at a gas station at the top of The Van -up. Fortunately, due to a coronavirus and the Problem of Opec, it is in consideration of The Price of 15 € is More Than enough. As soon as The Van is ready, I take a bus to Kings Cross , I work with a colleague today, and he is a little late, so I head to Interpret, and a supply of coffee and food because our fridge is still empty. I opt for an avocado and egg baguette, oat Cookies and white Filter (£4. 93).
We Are working hard and have done a lot, to 12:00. Fortunately, the premises are engaged in the Human Traffic with the lifts, is absolutely silent again by a coronavirus - it makes our job a lot easier. We stop for lunch, Back To Pret (a creature of habit, I know) for a duck wrap, sparkling water, a different cookie, and a white Filter . I also buy my colleagues a carbonated drink, as he can see the hard bits today, as he is, as I have broken am of The Move Yesterday (£8. 83).
I get home around 15:30 and remember that we have a portable barbecue on The Balcony , since we have no oven! I'll have to get a three-minute walk to Tesco to, halloumi, Heineken Beer and a couple of caramel Ice Cream . We have a freezer for the First Time in two years, so this is a Novelty (£7. 20). We enjoy The Bbq and catching up on The Day , while You are blessed to get the boxes to ignore on the ground, in spite of Leah , the monstrous amount of effort to go through a lot of it. How can Two People have so much stuff?
expenditure: £35. 96
My Day starts a little later today. I the head of Finchley Road . I, of course, stop at the Pret outside The Station (99p). I get an E-Mail from My Boss telling me that I should Go Home for lunch to crack on with The House - what a star! I get to be home for 12:30 p.m. and the beginning of my DIY-on the leaking sink and rinse, rinse! Diagnostics done, jog to B& Q pick-up spare parts (£15. 57), a new exhaust valve for the toilet and a new basket strainer for the sink. Repairs worked, until I remember I need a new flush for the toilet. Another jog to B& Q and I spend £5. 25. I purchase a Rug Doctor formula for £11.
If I go outside, I get a call from Leah asking me to meet You at the Asda home. We buy a portable stove, super glue and a MOP and Bucket (£30. 33) - They were all pretty essential elements. The food consumed tonight tortellini.
expenditure: £63. 14A photo of Zak and Leah last September
My Day starts at 06:30 PM. I cover the head on The North Circular, a colleague patch And Then come back in London, the Whittington Hospital. After that, I stop at Lidl for two packs of sushi and a Diet Coke (£3. 97). My Day ends around at 15:00. Once home, we start decorating, grinding, The Bathroom , And Then we'll go to Tesco a couple of rug Doctor (£31. 98). We Are At Home in under an hour and begin The Process of cleaning The Stairs . After two hours, we begin to Mature, so I jog to Lidl and Pick Up two bottles of Beer (£3. 95).
expenditure: £39. 90My money
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overtime, so today I'm back in Kings Cross for 08:00 and, without hesitation, the head of Pret for the white Filter (99p). Our work is from 12:30 PM, so that I can Go Home and start to paint The Bathroom walls while my partner is only the awakening from a NAP is to move after You in the morning. We will continue to be the decoration, up to 18:00 if we decide food supply are needed. I'll trade my painting t-shirt for something a little more presentable, and head to Lidl. I Pick Up some empanadas, arancini and four cans of Lager (£6. 97).
We work late into The Night fueling of Beer , Red Wine , and prosecco, which brought our lovely New Neighbour round for us Yesterday . With the bath half gold and half pink, we carefully head to bed and think about it, we already have to bright? Bed at 01:00.
expenditure: £7. 96
Sunday began with a poor attempt of a lie-in. We have until just before 10:00 for a last layer of pink for The Bathroom . Breakfast wrap on the go, while we drop the head from The Door to the carpet Doctor at Tesco. The queue was fairly small, considering it is a Sunday and we only had to wait Five Minutes before You put it in The Store and the rug Doctor from The Store .
expenditure: £18. 82Black Lives matter protests at Vauxhall in Total This Week : £331 spent. 28How makes Zak feel about His week?