Nov 16

Swinging Guinea Pigs

Our final house-sit of the year brings us to the beach town of Rockingham, an hour south of Perth.

Sep 30

A Second Spring

We've received more than a few, three is a few right, requests for more posts this week. I hope this doesn't disappoint.

Aug 2

Alaska in Australia

No, we've not actually encountered any real winter weather, Alaska is the name of the adorable 15 month old white labrador that we are currently minding.

May 24

Kidding around in Ireland

Wondering why we came back to Ireland…this explains it

Apr 14

Aveyron and on and on…

Lots of people have asked "don't you get lonely?", the answer is of course yes.

Mar 15

Only happy when it rains!

We're in Ireland and it's raining, it's why the Isle is called Emerald I suppose and goes with the territory.

Feb 12
Marley and Viva walking

A day in the life of BlueBlue, Marley and Viva

A tale of unprovoked sibling violence, joyous walks and tal vez mañana. Or just another day in the life of BlueBlue, Marley and Viva.

Feb 2

Sunrise, moonset

One of the things that I love about our new lifestyle is not having to set an alarm every day. Nick still does, but I much prefer to wake up more naturally and usually do around the same time now anyway.

Jan 21

Smelly shoes, borrowed lives

When I left home my dad gave me two pieces of advice: have a routine; and never wear the same pair of shoes on consecutive days. Good advice? Read on...

Jan 10

QUIETloudQUIET: Or why dogs are inverse Pixies

Even the most original things follow patterns. After looking after 13 dogs in six months, I've summed up dogs' responses to house-sitters in three words - QUIETloudQUIET.