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by Lynne and Mike Edmonds
If you are looking for a change of scenery, a retirement lifestyle, a sea-change, or just a holiday without the exorbitant cost of accommodation, then house and pet sitting could be just the thing for you.
This how-to book will provide you with everything you need to know about travelling the world by living in other peoples beautiful homes and caring for their pets.
The book will also give you the dos and donts of caring for pets and other peoples homes, as well as give you a taste of how exciting house and pet sitting can be in some spectacularly beautiful places.
Most importantly, you will learn how to avoid the pitfalls of house and pet sitting and how to get the very best sits.About the Authors
Lynne and Mike are a retired, professional couple who now live on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia -- when they are at home. Most of their time is spent as citizens of the world, as they travel to other peoples beautiful homes in different parts of the world. Mike was a naval officer in the Royal Australian Navy Fleet Air Arm for 23 years and, after graduating with a masters in management economics and doing post-graduate work in information systems, he went on to a career in infrastructure design, project management, and risk management in Brisbane until his retirement in 2006.
Lynne, with a bachelors and post-graduate degree in political science, worked as a political scientist for the Australian Department of Defence in Canberra, New Guinea and in Singapore for 23 years. She then went on to become a senior adviser in research and policy to the Queensland Corrective Services Commission until her retirement in 2000.
Their three grown children, Julian, Alice, and Beth, live in Melbourne, Australia with their partners, Kristyna, Scott, and Andreas.
Lynne and Mike also have two grandchildren, Zoe and Kai, and are excited for more to come.(2008, paperback, 132 pages)