Subject to Change

“I always try to adjust to each new situation” Novak Djokovic  You’ve got to be flexible in this house sitting lifestyle. Its not just your travel plans which go awry but those of the people you are  house sitting for. Life happens; people get sick, fall over ,have babies, break up up, experience financial loss,…

Give Me the Simple Life

“Live a simple life; you will own the most beautiful treasures of the world!”  ― Mehmet Murat ildan The house sitting lifestyle gives you access to a variety of ways to live and insight into a diverse number of value systems. Such opportunities provide me with the opportunity to clarify and define what is important to…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Close encounters of a rare and precious kind

Koala, kangaroo, wallaby, echidna, wombat, lyrebird, red-bellied black snake, Major Mitchell cockatoo, lyrebird. I have seen many fine examples of Australian fauna in different parts of Australia but some of the shyer, rarer types have eluded me. Until this visit to Cairns in Far North Queensland. Growing up, we lived near Taronga Park Zoo on…