Sep 3

Halloumi heaven

Whilst shopping on the Walworth Road I've found what may become my favourite place of this house-sit.

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.

Aug 26

I love London!

Being in London in a house with a dog, two cats, two rats and a hamster has meant that we’ve been really busy, but seeing as we’ve actually had a request for more posts (thanks Katie) we’d better oblige.

Aug 16

Mission Possible?

It feels very strange to be back in the suburbs of London. I grew up in the South East and Eastcote, while in the West, is very similar if not a little leafier.

Aug 14

House-sitting highlights – Hoofddorp

So, after three weeks living an idyllic life in Dutch suburbs we've left Hoofddorp. Here's a snapshot of our favourite experiences from the trip.

Aug 10

One night in Haarlem

This trip is not only a great way to see more of Europe, it is an exercise in deciding whether we can survive on freelance wages without the added pressures of rent and bills.

Aug 8

What happens if you lose one?

We have been asked this question more than once since we began telling friends and family our plans. It is a valid question, as the responsibility of looking after somebody's cherished pet should not be taken lightly. Animals will be animals and sometimes, regardless of how well trained they are, they will surprise you.

Aug 3

Observations from one month as a digital nomad

On the morning of July 3 I boarded a ferry in Calais. I emerged in Dover 100s of words better off and with a newfound love for aquatic offices.

Aug 2

Saved by the beagles!

Today I got my first paid (hopefully) "virtual" job through Elance. I woke up to find the good news among my emails and after the usual shower, breakfast etc began putting together my research materials using the internet.