18 Things All "A Place In The Sun" Addicts Will Understand
You'll happily watch it for five hours straight.
You wouldn’t call it your favourite TV show, but the hours you put in watching it might suggest otherwise.
You’ve been known to spend five hour stretches slumped on the sofa watching Derek and Karen from Telford search for their dream home on the Costa Del Sol.
In fact, one of your greatest pleasures is turning on the TV at the start of a More4 A Place In The Sun marathon.
You can’t put your finger on what you love about it.
Fundamentally every episode is the same, and it's pretty repetitive.
Despite there being several different formats.
99% of the episodes seem to be set on the Spanish coast.
And a lot of the apartment blocks look like this:
And it's not like all the properties are outrageous fantasy homes.
(Unless it's A MILLION POUND A PLACE IN THE SUN that is!!)
And yet, you are helplessly, hopelessly, head-over-heels in love with this show.
Partly, it's just fascinating looking at other people’s houses, and imagining other people’s lives.
And it’s nice to imagine what you’d get up to if you ever did move to Benidorm, even though you probably won't.
Plus the house prices are soooooo much more realistic than British prices.
Watching A Place in the Sun, you can imagine a life where you have nothing to do but sit in the sun all day, and that’s a pleasant thought.
Also, who doesn’t fantasize about having a house somewhere hot with a swimming pool???!
So, basically, this is you every Sunday at 12pm when the A Place In The Sun marathon begins:
And this is you three hours later...
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