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The Happy Housesitter Interviewed by on Twitter
I was absolutely over the moon to be invited to be the guest of on their weekly Twitter chat – #Hou... Read More
You’ll Never Dine Alone
The Happy Housesitter ponders on the challenges of dining out alone - and suggests some ways to counteract the isolat... Read More
Which Nomad Insurance Is Best?
If you read When Best Laid Plans Go Wrong you’ll remember that I included a suggestion of purchasing insurance for yo... Read More
Day By Day Guide To Facebook Group Regular Features
A useful list of regular posting opportunities in Facebook Groups about Housesitting. Read More
Special Interest Housesitting Facebook Groups
HouseSitting (Spanish) I wasn’t sure whether to include this group in the Geographical Housesitting Facebook Groups p... Read More
Geographical Housesitting Facebook Groups
There are numerous Facebook groups that specialise in a housesitting in a particular country or region. There are eve... Read More
Facebook Groups to Find Housesitting Assignments
This is a list of the Facebook groups I have discovered that allow posts from homeowners seeking housesitters and hou... Read More
Facebook Groups for Housesitters
I thought I would write a quick post to signpost Facebook groups so that housesitters could easily find the best grou... Read More
General Housesitting Facebook Groups
This is a list of the Facebook groups I have discovered that have a general topic of housesitting rather than being f... Read More
Unusual Way to Find a Lost Pet
It’s happens to the best of us. We let Felix out as usual and he didn’t come back. We opened the front door to accept... Read More
Are Human Housesitters About To Become Obsolete?
The rise of Alexa and smart home devices may bring about an earlier than expected decline in the demand for housesitt... Read More
The Happy Housesitter Featured in Housesitting Magazine – February 2019
I do love it when I get asked to write for other blogs and publications. This month, I got to write a short piece for... Read More Just Got Even Better
I’ve been a huge fan of travel website for some time now. Their unique approach to searching for low-cost tr... Read More
When Best Laid Plans Go Wrong
Last December, having just taken over the reins at my 2018 Christmas housesitting assignment in Italy, I received an ... Read More
The Moonlight Flit
It’s late October 2017. The eve of my departure from Cyprus has arrived. In the weeks since Annie and I confirmed our... Read More
The Kid in The Candy Store
Choice One of the fundamental freedoms we all desire in our lives. That sense of self determination, control perhaps.... Read More
In Case of Emergency
A recent incident on my current housesitting assignment got me thinking about how well prepared any of us are when we... Read More
When It’s Time To Go
June 2017. I return to Cyprus after a blissful week visting my Italian part-time neighbours at their other home in th... Read More
When You Meet Someone On The Road….
The town of Servigliano in the Le Marche region of Italy is unusual for the region.  It is not built atop a hill wit... Read More
The Adventure Begins
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a new blogger in possession of an empty blog must be in need of some pos... Read More


It is a leap of faith having a stranger come to stay in your house and look after your beloved pet…..but I can honest... Read More
Annie & Mac, Italy
Annie & Mac, Italy
March 25, 2018
Michelle very kindly looks after our flat out in Cyprus for us. She keeps the place completely immaculate and always ... Read More
Robyn & Andy, Cyprus
Robyn & Andy, Cyprus
January 23, 2018
I have known Michelle for approximately 7 years. During that time she has house sat for me and my husband and proved ... Read More
Linda & David, Cyprus
Linda & David, Cyprus
January 23, 2018
My wife & I are members of TrustedHousesitters and use it regularly. Michelle is a very caring, honest, individual an... Read More
Martyn & Katie, Cyprus
Martyn & Katie, Cyprus
September 6, 2015