By Tony Hawks
'If you needed to choose stuff you sought after -- when you needed to -- what might you pick?' I hesitated. This was once a much bigger query than frequently obtained requested at those post-match debriefs. 'I feel the sincere solution could be,' I stated, nonetheless getting access to the final items of required info from a jumbled brain, 'meeting my soul mate, and discovering an idyllic residence in a foreign country somewhere.' encouraged by means of breathtaking perspectives and romantic desires of discovering love within the mountains, Tony Hawks all of a sudden buys a home within the French Pyrenees. the following, he plans to eventually fulfil his adolescence fable of studying the piano, untroubled through the issues of the realm. in fact, the chaotic tale of Tony's hopelessly ill-conceived condominium buy reads just like the definitive consultant to how to not purchase a home abroad. It reveals him flirting with the elimination enterprise in a disastrous try to delivery his piano to France in a dodgy white van; foolishly electing to construct a swimming pool himself; and increasing his dating repertoire while he starts off co-habiting, now not with a phenomenal French attractiveness, yet with a middle-aged builder from West London. As Tony and his neighbors haplessly try and healthy into village lifestyles, they study extra approximately themselves and every except they ever imagined.
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