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Leaf curling spiders in the Aussie scrub

I spent last weekend in a special little corner of Australia where the bush meets the ocean. There were lots of leaf-curling spiders’ webs around, but this one caught my attention because of the haphazard looking extension ‘downstairs’. 39 more words


Hidden Beneath

Kevtoberfest #13 Jenolan Caves

Surrounded by forest-covered mountains and accessible by a single narrow winding road, the tiny village of Jenolan is one of the most visited places in New South Wales. 461 more words


A Trying Time For Bill The Housesitter

I need to get on the front foot with this one as within the space of a few days:

1. A four-month housesit starting at Easter, booked since last June, was cancelled by the homeowners as their daughter is returning from Europe – they were just a little slow to share that information with me. 619 more words

Housesitter Blog

My Australian Family (Part 1)

It came as quite a surprise to discover an Australian family connection, apparently long since died out unfortunately.

The John side of my family originates from Cornwall, particularly the Penzance area. 941 more words