By Tony Hawks
'If you needed to choose stuff you sought after -- in the event you needed to -- what might you pick?' I hesitated. This used to be an even bigger query than often acquired requested at those post-match debriefs. 'I think the sincere resolution might be,' I acknowledged, nonetheless having access to the final items of required facts from a jumbled brain, 'meeting my soul mate, and discovering an idyllic residence in another country somewhere.' encouraged via breathtaking perspectives and romantic goals of discovering love within the mountains, Tony Hawks unexpectedly buys a home within the French Pyrenees. right here, he plans to ultimately fulfil his formative years myth of learning the piano, untroubled by way of the issues of the area. actually, the chaotic tale of Tony's hopelessly ill-conceived condominium buy reads just like the definitive consultant to how to not purchase a home out of the country. It unearths him flirting with the elimination enterprise in a disastrous try to shipping his piano to France in a dodgy white van; foolishly electing to construct a swimming pool himself; and increasing his courting repertoire while he begins co-habiting, no longer with a wonderful French good looks, yet with a middle-aged builder from West London. As Tony and his associates haplessly try to healthy into village existence, they examine extra approximately themselves and every except they ever imagined.
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