house sitting

Staying in the bunker today

This morning we awoke to the devastating news of last night’s Paris tragedy and attacks in Lebanon. We watched it being reported on the BBC. It was difficult to drag ourselves away from the TV but we needed to leave our house-sit flat and take Tuck out for his morning…

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More in Morpeth

We probably wouldn’t have considered staying for any length of time in Morpeth if it hadn’t been for this house sitting assignment. We’d just pass through, maybe spend a night in a B&B, a quick look around the town. For 2 weeks in October we relief-managed the Riverside Guesthouse so…

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Halloween in my Australia isn’t much more than a bunch of kids, hopefully under adult supervision, knocking on the front doors of neighbours asking for lollies. I remember when Adam was little he and some of the local kids would go around our street trick or treating (Adam called it…

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47 Days

New Zealand captivated me beyond my expectations. My only regret is that we didn’t have a great camera. Dave’s iPhone 6 certainly did a better job than my iPhone 5 considering some overcast days. It’s a country I delayed visiting for years because I imagined it was too slow and…

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Moving right along….

I haven’t updated this blog other than to wrap up our 2012 China trip a few months ago. Life’s been busy and I have to say that I haven’t felt compelled to write much during the past 2 years. I really love to read back on that fantastic trip so…

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