Retropost – The Gap

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?

Retropost: West Byfleet

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.

Sleeping around

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

Retropost: School Day

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….

Watford for autumn

Leaving Bath we headed east, our next stop being a three week sit in Watford. Watford is a large town set just north of the M25. Many live here and take the half hour commute into London each day. I have a connection with Watford from some years gone by. Watford football team, commonly known…


As the English summer drew to a close, we said goodbye to Surrey and the south of England, in preparation for a journey northward to Yorkshire. On the way we managed to get in a few days with our good friends Ed and Katie, who live in a small village just outside of Leeds. Our…