From West Coast to East Coast ….We’re going Home .

The house in Pictou Nova Scotia that we purchased in August 2021 had been a rental for many years and we couldn't take possession until October 31st , so we booked our flights from Vancouver to Halifax for Thanksgiving Monday October 10th, ( it’s less expensive to fly on public holidays ) . It was … Continue reading From West Coast to East Coast ….We’re going Home .

“We’re not here to be the manager of our circumstances, we’re here to be the creators of our life”

It’s been some time since I’ve posted on here, I have been totally focused on renovating the house that we finally decided to make into our permanent base . Ive been procrastinating for months now about not having the energy or motivation to keep in touch with everyone. , so I’m going to share this … Continue reading “We’re not here to be the manager of our circumstances, we’re here to be the creators of our life”

Return to Squamish

The Mother of wind .. To fully appreciate this place you need to understand the connection that the Coast Salish people have with Squamish, their language , their myths and the influence that they still have today , they can trace their history back thousands of years , they still remain stewards of the lands … Continue reading Return to Squamish

“You are today where you thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you “

As Housesitters we are pretty resilient and open to solving many different situations that we find ourselves in having said that I’m glad that we had no idea what struggles lay ahead of us when we left Canada in 2019, filled with the excitement of reuniting with family and friends again and exploring more housesits … Continue reading “You are today where you thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you “

A Strange Homecoming

We left Portugal at the end of March as soon as it came off the red list , it wasn’t an easy process given all the restrictions and rules imposed to anyone travelling , it was an expensive and exhausting ordeal followed by a ten day quarantine in our holiday chalet in Norfolk . At … Continue reading A Strange Homecoming

From Champagne to Space Shuttles

We’ve been here now for almost six months most of that time in lockdown so I’m looking back at my journal and digging deeper into some of my random observations that I made when we arrived . I really knew nothing about Portugal so I thought I would share some interesting facts . I remember … Continue reading From Champagne to Space Shuttles

Lockdown in The Algarve

How naive we were all those months ago , believing that a few months on lockdown would give us our freedom back. We’ve now learned the lockdown lingo , we’ve become numb to the daily doomcasts on TV , and spending months living in our chalet on a holiday park in Norfolk during a pandemic … Continue reading Lockdown in The Algarve