Hello and welcome to the latest blog of The Olivia Rose Diaries on February 20th 2022. It has been five years since we sold our house in Wales, bought our boat and began our nomadic life. Five winters – how quickly time passes. Each of those winters has been very different as we have experimentedContinue reading “Surviving winter”
Tag Archives: House sitting in France
Pull up a chair…..
Hello and welcome to the latest blog on The Olivia Rose Diaries on 25th January 2022. There are times as I sit down to write this blog when I wonder what I am going to say, times when I think that nothing exciting has happened and maybe I’ll miss it out for a week. LifeContinue reading “Pull up a chair…..”
What a wonderful world.
Hello and welcome to the latest blog of the Olivia Rose Diaries on January 15th 2022. Winter has arrived and the temperatures have plummeted here in France this week. We’re down to minus six at night, waking up to freezing fog which sometimes persists for the whole day. However, if the sun does manage toContinue reading “What a wonderful world.”
Strange times – the only certainty is uncertainty.
Hello and welcome to the latest blog of the Olivia Rose Diaries on 24th December 2021. We left our housesit with the menagerie of animals a week ago, had a couple of days back at Le Shack, and are now at another housesit until January 5th. This time round we are looking after two crazyContinue reading “Strange times – the only certainty is uncertainty.”
Hello and welcome to the latest blog in the Olivia Rose Diaries on 10th December 2021. As you can see from the picture below, ẃinter has arrived and grey skies are now what we wake up to every morning. I feel as if I am living in a black and white world, broken up onlyContinue reading “Grey skies”
Blue is my favourite colour
Hello everyone and welcome to the latest blog of the Olivia Rose Diaries on 29th October 2021. We are almost at the end of our first week house-sitting in Marseillan and have found it to be a very different experience from staying with friends or renting a holiday cottage. I feel as if I haveContinue reading “Blue is my favourite colour”