Jul 30

Point Montara Lighthouse & Cove Beach

Point Montara Lighthouse is nestled between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay. The Coast Guard Quarters are now a hostel for cheap California Accommodation.

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Jul 20

Dog Sitting in Northern California

I went housesitting in Northern California near Half Moon Bay looking after 2 adorable dogs. We had plenty of walks along Montara State beach in the sun and during the fog, which seems pretty prevalent this time of year.

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Jul 01

20 Questions to ask before you being your Pet Sitting Assignment

Before you start pet sitting, here’s 20 questions you should ask before you begin your assignment. These health and welfare tips will help ensure that taking care of cats and dogs during a house sit are all covered.

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Jun 28

Visiting the Queen’s Sandringham House, Gardens & Museum

A sunny spring day was the ideal time to visit the Queen’s Estate in Sandringham to tour the house, museum and gardens. It was a North Norfolk day out during my house sitting adventure in the county.

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Jun 23

The Yellow and Green Landscape of Norfolk

The Green Landscape of Norfolk sprouts blankets of yellows each spring with rapeseed flowers, and there are many other yellow flowers in the hedgerows and along the lanes during my dog sitting adventures.

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Jun 20

Steaming Around the Bure Valley while Dog Walking

The Bure Valley Railway is Norfolk’s longest fifteen inch gauge line, which runs between the ancient market town of Aylsham and Wroxham. I became an avid train spotting during my daily walks with the dogs during my house sit in Norfolk.

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Jun 17

Swanning Around during my Norfolk House Sit

This pair of swans live on the stretch of the Bure River near the Buxton Mill, and I saw them on a daily basis during my Norfolk House Sit.

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Jun 14

Changing Lanes for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment

For two months I changed Lanes from California to British countryside for a Norfolk House Sitting Assignment. The local area is steeped in history, and the Old Mill is an iconic local landmark that is a constant reminder of this area’s past.

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May 21

LA Screening for the Wireless Generation

Wireless Generation trailer from creators Drew and Christine from Almost Fearless. This travel blogging duo created a KickStarter project to showcase other bloggers and professionals who are global nomads and chasing their dreams in distant lands.

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Apr 27

Don’t let Clutter hold you back

If you have too much clutter in your life, there’s no room to chase your dreams. So get rid of it and start a new life with the help of the Declutter Clinic

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Apr 20

In the Member’s Hotseat at We Love Memoirs

I’m in the Members hot seat at We Love Memoirs. One of the friendliest groups on Facebook

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Feb 26

Falling in Honey by Jennifer Barclay Book Review

Here’s my Review of Jennifer Barclay’s Falling in Honey, about her move from England to the Greek Island of Tilos.

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Feb 19

Josh Reviews Hollywood: 5 Worst Movies of 2014

To follow on from Josh’s review of the Special Mentions and Obscure Gems for 2014, and the 10 Best Movies of 2014 we’re scraping the bottom of the barrel and the Movie Squabbler is reviewing the 5 Worst Movies of 2014.

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Feb 09

Josh Reviews Hollywood: 10 Best Movies of 2014

Josh Reviews Hollywood’s 2014 Best Movies of the Year. As we run up to the Oscars take a look at some of the films that caught his attention. Read his Top 10 Best Movies of 2014.

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Feb 03

Josh Reviews Hollywood: Special Mention & Obscure Gems

Once again guest blogger Josh Reviews Hollywood: with his list of Special Mention & Obscure Gems. Did you watch these movies that made an impact in 2014?

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Jan 01

Cut the Crap: Free Yourself from Clutter

Zen Life in London After spending 12 weeks on assignment in a serviced apartment in London, I got used to seeing empty shelves and drawers. It was a Zen experience to wander into my flat each night .. and not be distracted by hubs of clutter on every conceivable surface. No stacks of discarded books from …

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Dec 31

Mince Pies and Cat Eyes for our Christmas House Sit

Christmas and New Year house sitting in Hermosa Beach .. looking after a pair of cats and making mince pies for Christmas Morning. Christmas hasn’t officially started until I’ve taken my first nibble of of mince pie.

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Oct 15

How NOT to apply to a House Sitting advert

First Impressions count when you’re applying for a housesitting assignment online. People make snap judgements and this can stop you getting the assignment.

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Oct 01

Exploring São Paulo’s Municipal Market

As soon as anyone I interacted with knew I was visiting the market, they encouraged me to visit the Hocca Bar, a São Paulo tradition, which is original creator of the city’s famous codfish pastry (pastel de bacalhau) an iconic dish that’s part of São Paulo’s cultural heritage.

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Sep 01

Search Tips for your next Airline Ticket

Here’s some Search Tips for your next Airline Ticket. These should help you to reduce the costs of your next flight.

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Aug 25

Wrong Root from the Market

I picked up the wrong root at the Farmers Market. I went in search of Beets and got more than I bargained for…

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Aug 18

Britweek in Los Angeles

I ended up in Santa Monica one weekend, and stumbled across Brit Week. An Annual event when all good things from the UK are displayed and touted.

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Aug 12

Learning Pen & Ink Drawing with Alphonso Dunn

Introduction to the volume of videos featuring Drawing with Alphonso Dunn. Learn Pen & Ink Sketching with Alponso Dunn. He has created lots of free instructional videos on You Tube and I’ve included the links here.

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Jul 23

Pet Sitting in Redondo & Dog Friendly Trails

We house sat in Redondo for 4th of July. Now I have visitation rights to take my new BFF on some dog friendly trails in Los Angeles.

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Jul 20

Break Free: The Ultimate Guide to House Sitting e-book

The Ultimate House Sitting Guide is available as an e-book and pdf from the Globetotting Girls. Global nomads who have living a nomadic lifestyle since 2010

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Jun 14

Roving Jay Fashion Prodigy

I have no idea why I touted this childhood memory from pillar to post until my late 20′s, and then left it to fester in the attic for another 20 years, but I had a good old trip down memory lane as I relived my foray into fashion design.

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Jun 09

House Sitting Home Page

I’ve put together a home page of all my House Sitting information. This is a good starting point if you want to see all of my House Sitting content in one place, and includes articles about our different house sitting assignments, as well as some House Sitting 101 information.

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May 25

House Sitting: Beach Stylin’

Our House Sitting weekend in Hermosa Beach. Long Haul hike to Redondo Beach for Coffee, and then watching Volleyball & Beach Tennis on the way back. Great photo opportunities along this 10 mile round trip.

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May 01

True Blue Madonna for a day

I loved the Madonna look in True Blue’s Papa Don’t Preach. So when I left a relationship I cut my hair into a True Blue Cut of my own. It took nearly a decade for this decision to pay off.

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Feb 17

Josh Reviews Hollywood: 10 Best Movies of 2013

Josh the Movie Squabbler finishes off his trio of guest posts about last year’s Hollywood movies, by giving us a recap of the top 10 movies of last year… just in time for this year’s Oscar celebrations.

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