Housesitting, Housesitting in Spain, Life of adventure

The Olive Tree

This ancient tree holds a particular segment of our hearts and a significant part of earlier lives together. Within the span of a few years from early 2001, we had planted approx 500 trees and yes the rows were all spaced out correctly by the Squire [below photo] on a small lifestyle/orchard in the Bay of Plenty… Continue reading The Olive Tree

Housesitting, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure, Neighbourhood Walks

Neighbourhood Walks – Espalais

Firstly, introductions to the loveable crew: Miss Dexter and Mr Toulouse, unfortunately, Mr Toulouse was unavailable for the photo shoot, he has declined the notoriety. In other words, I could not get him to stay still for even one moment. Mr Toulouse the black cat you are a nightmare to photograph. Though he does have… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Espalais

Housesitting, Housesitting in Spain, Life of adventure

A Ronda View

Our first day exploring in 2018. It also just happened to be the first day of a new year.  Of course, being in Spain, it was one with an absence of rain, wind or cloud.  It was time for us to go out, enjoy the sun and stretch our legs.  The main character of our… Continue reading A Ronda View

Housesitting, Life of adventure, Musings of ordinary life

Our first Spanish Christmas

N.B.  A local creative artist built this traditional Christmas decoration, it's used instead of a tree. This time of year can create such an extreme reaction in people, from glee to rolling of the eyes, I am somewhere in between.  Depending on what is happening on the day it can lean towards one or the… Continue reading Our first Spanish Christmas

Housesitting, Housesitting in Spain, Life of adventure

Woody and Co.

We have just completed our second housesit in Spain.  No beach in sight as our second one was situated in a small rural community 1/2 hour from Comares, and 7kms from Riogordo.     Our four-legged companions comprised of three dogs Woody, Dexter and Bella, in addition, the quiet presence of two felines, Bob and Co. … Continue reading Woody and Co.