27th December 2011 Dog sitting

…mooch we did.  Having got up late, we tidied up after yesterday then took charge of the lovely Lucy while Al & Isobel went to Cartagena.  Hamish was pleased as he got all the attention and was able to walk around the city on his own.

Lucy seemed quite happy though to be the centre of our attention, and she took rather a fancy to our sofa…especially as she could now look out the window and watch the world go by.  Her carers carried her outside every hour to let her have a stretch but she didn’t seem too fussed, all she wanted to do was get back for some more Schmackos!


Dog Sitting!   P1230548

About Dean

Angela and I decided that there was more to life than working hard to keep up the payments on the mortgage, to pay the gas, electric, phone bills etc. etc. SO............ In 2008 we sold our house, I initially took a year off (Unpaid) and Angela handed in her notice! We bought a motorhome and set off for a year of travelling! This was the best thing we had done in our lives (Apart from getting married) and we have no regrets. During the year I managed to secure a redundancy package which felt very strange. Almost sad as I had worked for the same company for 19 years (BT). It was always our plan to have a whole year off before thinking about the 'W' word. We began applying to the Camping and Caravanning Club (CCC) for the position of Holiday site assistants in August 2009. After the interview, work experience and induction we were finally given a contract at the CCC site in Inverewe (Scotland). Our plan is to work through the summer in the UK then head to Europe to overwinter before coming back to work the following summer season. Hopefully these few words and our blog will inspire others to get off the hamsters wheel and see that there is more to live than having a house and material things. A cliche I know but this is not a rehearsal, life is too short!!! Since our first contract in Scotland we have worked a winter contract in Oxford (never again!) not Oxford but a winter contract. Hereford for two years, living in a yurt for one! And Cornwall. In between our working we have also travelled a bit. Hopefully this website will give you an insight into our alternative lifestyle. Get out there and live the dream!
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1 Response to 27th December 2011 Dog sitting

  1. guess who says:

    Talk about life of luxury – if we had known it was going to be that luxurious we would have stayed ourselves!! Let’s just hope she doesn’t expect it every day!

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