Nov 15

The dogs of Normandy

I didn't have a huge amount of experience with dogs before embarking on this doggy odyssey, cats were my forte, but I've come to also adore man’s best friend.

Nov 13

House-sitting highlights – Brittany

Our five weeks in Brittany went in a flash, but it was great to be stationary for a while and to experience such a rural existence.

Oct 26

Man chop wood, woman make fire

This housesit has been the most rural so far, what with the chickens, geese and two beaten up four wheel drive vehicles.

Oct 12

Geese, mushrooms and about a million chestnuts!

Don't worry this isn't a recipe, I'm still firmly vegetarian, I just spent most of last weekend peeling chestnuts to make crème de Marrons.

Oct 3

To Brittany and beyond

After a few weeks spent visiting friends and family we're back on the house-sitting trail in Brittany.

Sep 11

House-sitting highlights – Kennington

Two weeks in Kennington and I'm hooked on London again, I really will miss my favourite city in the World...

Sep 5

The forceful charm of Mr Ginge

You can't ignore Mr Ginge, you can't hide from Mr Ginge. He is the feline Chuck Norris. And he's bloody brilliant.

Sep 4

House-sitting highlights – Eastcote

The past three weeks have been something of a homecoming for me, back once again in the gravitational pull of London.

Sep 1

Puppy love…

Been wondering how we got on with our mission to re-aquaint Ginger the cat with Willow the dog? Well here's evidence of the result.

Aug 29

Up the elephant and round the catty

Our next house-sit is just a short tube ride away, possibly the easiest and cheapest of our journeys to date.