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2015 A year of house sitting in review

Today, I have looked back on our year of house sitting in 2015. It has been a year of learning how house sitting works for us. We have enjoyed so many aspects, but we have missed out on some of our own activities as well. Has it all been worth it, absolutely. We have met great people, pets and housesit the most wonderful homes. We feel privilaged that people have allowed us into their homes, and all we can say is a big thank you. House sitting statistics 14 house sits, 8 clients so some sits were repeat clients 262 days or 72% of the year house sitting Shortest sit – 3 days Longest sit – 58 days Pets – dogs, chickens, snakes, fish, birds and a goose Locations – Darwin, Palmerston, Magnetic I

Hobie to Townsville and returning to Maggie

We had decided to Hobie our way across from Maggie to Townsville to do some grocery shopping. We set out from Nelly Bay marina, and all went well with our trip across to a beach right next to the marina in Townsville. We walked to the rockpool, completed our shopping then walked our way back to the Hobie. We changed back into our sea faring gear and packed all the shopping into the Hobie. The return trip was a challenge. I think we have both decided that the section between Townsville and Nelly Bay during the afternoon simply does not lend itself to quick travel. We had to tack and ensure we did not get run over by the ferries and their multiple trips. We made it. Yippee. On returning home,