FlatPosted: October 2, 2011
Chiefly British . an apartment or suite of rooms on one floor forming a residence.
Origin: 1795–1805; variant of obsolete flet, Old English: floor, house,hall; akin to flat
So here’s our very lovely 3rd floor flat, where I get to live with two good friends from Jewell, and downstairs there’s a lovely family (Tom and Shona and their imaginative, energetic 7 year old son). Tonight Mariah participated in a spirited sword-and-imagination fight with him; she lost, despite her creative efforts to evade his constricting and ever-changing rules. On the first floor there’s soon to be a family with a 2 year old and a 4 year old. I can’t wait! We live on a beautiful street and have a really inviting backyard (or “garden”). It’s the bomb.
So, here it is (with helpful/annoying comments on the photos):