Thanks to the lovely Margret of http://www.writingandreadingashobbies.wordpress.com for nominating me for the Liebstèr award. She has asked me to answer the followinģ questions so here goes If you can change anything from your past, what would be and why? Just trusting myself more rather than expect others to take responsibility for my decisions What is… Read More Nominated for a Blogging award
“The real journey consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes” Marcel Proust “A la Recherche du Temps Perdu Now that I have completed over twenty different house sits , both long and short, I can see different patterns and purposes emerging. Sure, I consider a number of factors when… Read More Remembrance of Things Past
Recently, I met someone who said choosing the house sitting lifestyle meant that I was living my bucket list. I couldnt agree less! Unlike a popular movie of the same name, I haven’t devised a list of things to do and places to go before I die. I think life is a little more complex… Read More My Non-Bucket List
I recently completed a two month house sit,a longer period than my usual ones of between three and four weeks. The location, house and animal companion provided one of the best house sitting I’ve had to date. But it got me wondering whether staying in a place for a couple of months, impacts on your… Read More Long or short stay?
This post has been written in celebration of “Buy Nothing New Month” Letting go is a big part of the house sitting lifestyle. Habits, routines even long standing patterns can be released at the end of each sitting. I take the opportunity when I’m organising what to pack, to recycle things, usually clothing, which I… Read More The Re-cycles of Life
“Go on, I dare you!…just dive in will you ! ” The self talk which arises once I am determined to take that first plunge of the season. The weather is divine, in the mid twenties with a light breeze. I’ve built up a sweat on the beautiful coastal walk and turning a corner I… Read More That First Swim