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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

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

Housesitting, Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure

A Return to the COTSWOLDS

It always feels like we have returned to our home away from home when we place our feet firmly back onto "Dear Old Blighty" ground. Even more so when we arrived at a repeat housesit in the Cotswolds. Do you remember the lovable character Barty and his sidekick feline family? No? Then here you go,… Continue reading A Return to the COTSWOLDS

Housesitting, Life of adventure, Neighbourhood Walks

Neighbourhood walks – Painswick

Barty dislikes the postie (he won't divulge why), pigeons and Possum [as in Possum, the cat because he hisses]. Basically,  just a few moving objects starting with "P".  Walking doesn't start with a "P" which is a good thing.  As we love to go for walks! Especially ones on a reasonably warm and sunny day.… Continue reading Neighbourhood walks – Painswick