After a successful 12 month run at housesitting, we suddenly hit a dry period. How did we cope as self-imposed homeless people, without even a temporary home?
House and pet sitting means moving around, a lot. It’s probably not the lifestyle for those of you out there who enjoy a slow paced and predictable routine. But if you’re not fazed by the thought of packing all your belongings and moving every few weeks to an entirely different location, then read on! Scheduling…
We enjoy a rare opportunity to explore East London, while looking after Tui and Pipi in Mile End.
It was late March 2016, almost a year since our UK housesitting adventures began. We had just spent 3 idyllic months on South London, but it was time to move again and face fresh challenges.
We explore the ways and means of finding house sits, and share what’s worked for us over 2+ years of consecutive sits.
One hundred CDs, four hundred books, 5 different kitchen tools to stir your soup. It’s a human condition to collect and fill our houses with things. How do we cope, given that we move so often? An insight into the housesitters wardrobe.
A look back at our four months in Tulse Hill as we bid farewell to South London and head North again.
Working in London takes a certain resolve. You’re stuffing 4 million people into trains and buses and stuffing is literally what happens most mornings on the busiest of routes.
A celebration of a beleaguered south London mall, and vestige of 1960s social and architectural ideas.
One of the challenges that comes with housesitting and moving around so often, is the variety and level of comfort one gets from sleeping in strangers beds
We visit Bristol for the second time, and learn why the cheapest travel options aren’t always best.
This is a Retropost – looking back on earlier housesitting adventures. January, 2016 Going along to a school as anything other than a student was a frightening concept. As a student you’re just one of the masses, blending in. It’s an entirely different concept being the teacher. Everyone’s looking at you. You’re running the show….