The Re-cycles of Life

This post has been written in celebration of “Buy Nothing New Month” Letting go is a big part of the house sitting lifestyle. Habits, routines even long standing patterns can be released at the end of each sitting. I take the opportunity when I’m organising what to pack, to recycle things, usually clothing, which I…

The Sacred Beach

Leave your shoes at the entrance. Set your feet free to stretch into a new shape, toes squelching sand as the balls and arches of your feet find a new groove  walking towards the water on the sacred carpet of white sand. Even if they can’t participate in it in reality, perhaps living an outback…

A Walk in the Rainforest

The East Coast and hinterland of Australia boasts some exquisite rainforest areas. I was fortunate to be staying close to the Sea Acres rainforest at Port Macquarie (http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/Sea-Acres-National-Park/Sea-Acres-Rainforest-Centre/tourist-information) where I had a one one tour with an experienced  guide. The rainforest is an abundant environment providing a diversity of nutrients and foliage for the wide…