City Life, Creativity

My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Art Galleries, City Life, Travel

A Girls Weekend in Melbourne

What a fascinating, vibrant city to revisit after so many years of not doing so.   The purpose of this trip was to extend the 60th birthday celebrations of myself and my 3 weeks younger cousin.  Even writing this I find it hard to believe I am now not only 60 it's now got a plus… Continue reading A Girls Weekend in Melbourne

City Life, Life at No.22, New Zealand

5 Reasons to Visit Dunedin

We had the pleasure of having five grand days in Dunedin (Otepoti), it wasn't so much to re-explore as it was to visit friends who were soon off on another overseas adventure housesitting.  Though when one of them is a tour guide, we had the opportunity of having a knowledgable local guide to show us… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Dunedin

City Life, Creativity, Walks

Serendipitous Pavement Art – New York

It was 2017. We were celebrating our second year as full-time housesitters in Europe with a "treat" trip to New York on our way to visit folk in NZ for a few weeks. Autumn was starting to take effect in New York, with bracing temperatures that made us walk faster than usual for miles on… Continue reading Serendipitous Pavement Art – New York

City Life, Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Two Urban Wanderers in NYC

It was October 2016.   Our first year of housesitting in the Northern Hemisphere had come to an end.  It was time to head back downunder for a short period. Though we were not quite finished with housesitting for the year as we had one in Queensland and New Zealand to look forward to while… Continue reading Two Urban Wanderers in NYC