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

Travel

The Issue of Over Tourism

It's that time of year when many folks are heading off on a much anticipated holiday. For those in the Southern Hemisphere, a chance to escape the coolish winter months.  In the Northern Hemisphere, a warmer posse to glean more sun rays.  Whatever the reason they all require using some form of transportation and with… Continue reading The Issue of Over Tourism

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

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

Musings of ordinary life

Wired to Travel

"The compulsion to see what lies beyond that far ridge or that ocean —or this planet— is a defining part of human identity and success." While most people are content to find an oasis or perhaps another slice of paradise to escape their daily grind for a few weeks of the year.  There are others, like… Continue reading Wired to Travel

Want to be a housesitter?

Writing A Perfect Housesitter Profile.

I can't emphasise enough on the need to create an honest and appealing profile. Make it real.   Make it yours.   Make it stand out. As this will be one of the most critical steps in which to start your house sitting journey. This post will give you a few ideas to think about and a… Continue reading Writing A Perfect Housesitter Profile.

Life of adventure, Travelling between housesits

Heading off to “Dear Old Blighty”

As most of you are aware, we have been in Turkey since late February. We began our second time in Turkey with a week in Istanbul Postcards from Istanbul, then flew down to complete a housesit in Dalyan, this was a repeat one caring for one gentle and adorable always smiling dog called Tequila, and two equally… Continue reading Heading off to “Dear Old Blighty”