Housesitting in France, Life of adventure

A Ceramic Market in Auvillar

Looking through my draft folder as most bloggers do.  What do you know, a write up that should have been posted a month or two ago. Here is the post on Auvillar in Autumn.  Better late than never, so they say. A small break from unpacking and all those tedious chores associated with moving into… Continue reading A Ceramic Market in Auvillar

Life of adventure, Netherlands -Amsterdam, Travel

Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Looking back with fond memories I am starting part three with the delightful Dokkum.   What we enjoyed most about this city was its terrific architecture and pretty canals with a few interesting shops to explore and purchase a small item or two to remember the area. Before entering many of the cities and Dokkum… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Life of adventure, Netherlands -Amsterdam, Travel

Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

Each and every city we have visited has had its unique wow factor, the next city to be shared would turn out to be no exception. Franeker This is one of the places I thought was rather picturesque and had a unique attraction in the form of the oldest working planetarium, which was developed in… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 2

Life of adventure, Netherlands -Amsterdam, Travel

Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

It was 7.00ish on a Tuesday morning in mid-September. The sun was partially hiding behind clouds, casting small irresistible colours across the sky and water. A few ducks were making their presence known. Away in the distance, the wind was doing the same. Then an hour or so later under grey skies came a roar… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals – Pt 1

France, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure

The Markets of France

Our time cruising along the Friesland canals and the road trip across part of France came to an end with the beginning of October. We are now reintroducing ourselves to our current housesit and a neighbourhood walk or two with the delightful Dexter. The previous time we were here, as in Espalais, France was in… Continue reading The Markets of France

Life of adventure, Netherlands -Amsterdam, Travel

On a Canal in a BOAT

Do you remember I wrote about a time we enjoyed watching the canal boats and having a stroll down by a canal in Northern England one sunny day in 2017? No? Well, we did. It was a delightful stroll. Our next adventure will see us chugging down another canal in a different country.  In a… Continue reading On a Canal in a BOAT

Housesitting in the UK, Life of adventure, Walks

The Month of August – The Cotswolds

Heading to London on Sunday for a few nights.  Then stepping onto the train heading to Amsterdam will signify an end to our time in England. It has been a stupendous last month of summer in which we have enjoyed relativity warmish weather and lashings of rain.  Come to think about it, we were wondering… Continue reading The Month of August – The Cotswolds