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, Musings of ordinary life, The small things in life - do matter

Countryside Scents in Spring

On a changeable spring day Our shoes disturbing the surface Earthy dusty soil and intoxicating pollen As the soft breeze brushes past us and fills the air. Our senses are engulfed The ground is white with fallen blossoms, Busy bees have done their job. Clouds open up The smell of rain A freshness scent similar… Continue reading Countryside Scents in Spring

Life of adventure, Netherlands, Travelling between housesits

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 being… Continue reading Cruising the Friesland Canals Pt 3

Life of adventure, Netherlands, Travelling between housesits

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, Travelling between housesits

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

Housesitting in France, Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

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