Garden Walks, Historic towns, Housesitting, Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure

A Day in Guildford

With a small amount of information, we set off to spend time in Guildford. Sometimes it is more interesting to have an element of pleasant surprises than knowing all there is to know before visiting a new place. Firstly, one of the main reasons for heading into the city was to inject some new items… Continue reading A Day in Guildford

Historic towns, Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Cadiz: An Ancient Port City

Leaving the silence of the inner hills of Andalucia, we were on our way to spend a few days in the city of Cadiz. This was our Festive season present to each other, the calendar page had been turned it was now December. Any excuse to celebrate the future arrival of the big fat jolly man.… Continue reading Cadiz: An Ancient Port City

Dog walking adventures, Historic towns, Housesitting in France

Walking the Wall – Boulogne-Sur-Mur

First things first.  Oh, but the choices!  Then a decision.     The seaside it is to be.  Well, that was the plan on leaving home base.  Until we arrived in Boulogne-Sur-Mur a city by the sea,  It is split in two with the new part down by the sea and up higher is the old… Continue reading Walking the Wall – Boulogne-Sur-Mur

Food at the heart of a culture, Historic towns, Housesitting, Housesitting in France

Marché – Oui et Non

Not long ago we ventured to the Hesdin marché, [or farmers’ market], and got a little carried away.  Though our first visit was a different experience.  As with most regular local gatherings, we watch to see how the locals do things. 1) Enjoy the market all you want! It’s okay to walk through slowly and… Continue reading Marché – Oui et Non