Historic towns

A stroll through historic Hesdin

We will be visiting the historic village of Hesdin which is in the Heart of the Seven Valleys quite a few times while we are staying in the area of Pas De Calais.  As it's approximately 12kms away, so not far to go, and not too close, to not consider it a destination for an… Continue reading A stroll through historic Hesdin

Life of adventure, The small things in life - do matter

One birthday, a walk in the park

“Aging is not ‘lost youth,’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength. It’s a different stage of life, and if you are going to pretend it’s youth, you are going to miss it. ”~ Betty Friedan

Dog walking adventures, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure

2 Dedicated followers

That's us. Two dedicated followers of dogs, who love,  MUD!    Why wouldn't they like it?    The joy on their faces when the jeep door opens and freedom beckons.  Then it's full-on "4 paw drive" down the lane with no hang-ups about getting dirty no hesitation about hitting the soft squishy cold mud. This is why it's excellent being housesitters as… Continue reading 2 Dedicated followers

Housesitting, Housesitting in France, The small things in life - do matter

Searching for Orange

I have never acknowledged Friday 13th as a superstitious day, as I don't believe in it for a start. UNTIL the unmentionable happened!  It was the day our internet went down for 2 days, and the search for Orange began.  You are correct I am not going to start spouting the virtues of having no… Continue reading Searching for Orange

How we started housesitting, Life of adventure, Want to be a housesitter?

One couple, one globe, no regrets

Yes, who would have thought we would become Global Housesitters? We were homebodies, who are quite content in our own company in our personal space, in either our home with wheels or the one without. Travelling around our beautiful country of origin New Zealand. Then we discovered we love exploring and going overseas even more. We… Continue reading One couple, one globe, no regrets