Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

On a Canal in a BOAT

Do you remember I wrote about a time we enjoyed watching the canal boats and having a stroll down by a canal in Northern England one sunny day in 2017? No? Well, we did. It was a delightful stroll. Our next adventure will see us chugging down another canal in a different country.  In a… Continue reading On a Canal in a BOAT

#walks, Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure

The Month of August – The Cotswolds

Heading to London on Sunday for a few nights.  Then stepping onto the train heading to Amsterdam will signify an end to our time in England. It has been a stupendous last month of summer in which we have enjoyed relativity warmish weather and lashings of rain.  Come to think about it, we were wondering… Continue reading The Month of August – The Cotswolds

Featuring other Bloggers, Interviews with Housesitters, Life of adventure

The Kiwi Housesitters in Europe

A while ago I had the pleasure to come across another midlifer, Maura and her husband Terry, via their detailed and well-captured photographs on Instagram.   Who just happened to be from New Zealand.  Like us have been housesitting fulltime for nearly 3 years. Let me introduce them to you. Maura and Terry At the age… Continue reading The Kiwi Housesitters in Europe

Garden Walks, Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure

The Abbey Gardens – Malmesbury

On the border of the Cotswold region lies Malmesbury. The mellow hilltop town of Malmesbury is peppered with ancient buildings constructed out of honey-coloured Cotswold stone. It's the oldest borough in England, having been awarded that status in AD 880, and boasts one of the county's finest market crosses – a 15th-century crownlike structure built… Continue reading The Abbey Gardens – Malmesbury

Life of adventure, Want to be a housesitter?

Do you have a HOUSESITTER next door?

Well, if you do, have you said "Hello"? There are many reasons to do so. They will most probably be foreigners, not locals.  With an, even more, higher likelihood to be from downunder. As in New Zealand or Australia. People with a yearning to travel, at a slow pace. To experience a village, a town,… Continue reading Do you have a HOUSESITTER next door?

Garden Walks, Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure

The Rococo Gardens in Painswick

Summer is well and truly upon us, and with summer comes colour. We have indeed been blessed with glorious weather to enjoy what England does best. For me, this means the prolific gardens. My favourites are those that do not require an entry fee as many stunning views can be seen and enjoyed on my… Continue reading The Rococo Gardens in Painswick

Life of adventure, The Motorhoming Years

Motorhoming – Where can we Camp?

My next post in the series "The Motorhome Years". Most new motorhomers remember quite readily the "shudder and loud groan" when recalling issues when it came to finding a place to park up for the night. Especially if like us they owned a large motorhome [R.V.]. Each day, it would send us into a mild… Continue reading Motorhoming – Where can we Camp?