Milton Keynes – city in the forest

Having decided to leave Yorkshire earlier than planned, we had two weeks to fill, before our house sit in Bath was due to commence. Teresa is a mastermind in these situations. Basically, the trickier the job, the easier it seems for her to handle it! We got onto the housesitting web sites and stumbled upon…

Yorkshire

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…

Hello, the South…

A quick catch up! Northwards, eastwards, but ultimately southwards. We’ve headed down to the leafy south to enjoy some well needed sunshine and some very old English pubs

Summer Festival – Staycation

I’ve heard that Brits do a good summer festival. We were lucky to have one of these festivals turn up during our stay in Surrey. Godalming is a cute and well preserved village, about 15 minutes drive from our housesit in Chidingfold. Wonky buildings, cobbled streets, low entranceways, and oddly dressed and eccentric locals were…