Life at No.22, Musings, New Zealand

Growing up in PARADISE – Part 2

As previously stated in Growing up in Paradise, I was a baby in the '50s, a child of the '60s and a teenager in the '70s and adulthood from the late seventies.  Life was pretty free and easy back then, even though times were changing. High School, school certificate, and no driver's licence, in that order.… Continue reading Growing up in PARADISE – Part 2

Life of adventure, Musings

Change the End Digit – it's 2018

Us two, an ordinary couple are about to launch into another extraordinary year. Which means we are more than a wee bit excited to again have the opportunity to housesit for another year caring for animals, meeting new people and ones we now call friends.  Most of all, exploring a new corner in a new and revisited… Continue reading Change the End Digit – it's 2018

Housesitting, Life of adventure, Musings

Our first Spanish Christmas

N.B.  A local creative artist built this traditional Christmas decoration, it's used instead of a tree. This time of year can create such an extreme reaction in people, from glee to rolling of the eyes, I am somewhere in between.  Depending on what is happening on the day it can lean towards one or the… Continue reading Our first Spanish Christmas


A Pen, Paper and my Imagination

Currently in Athens, and I won't be writing up about our trip until we are at our next housesit.  So in the meantime here is a post about something different. Do you remember the excitement of receiving a letter in the post with foreign stamps attached to it and that thrill of hearing once again… Continue reading A Pen, Paper and my Imagination