Tag Archives: Airbnbing

The Plan Was For a Simple Day

Tuesday Today was the day… That went from simple to really busy.  I didn’t have too much to do, I thought, and I think I have only worked about 4 hours, but it was full and crazy busy in the … Continue reading

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Did You Check For Purple Nickers

Saturday Today was the day… We went to the beach and had a swim. The water was about 13. While I was swimming, the guests who were checking out today also came down and we had a really good chat … Continue reading

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When Guests Leave the Apartment…

Sunday Today was the day… That was pretty chilled. We had a relaxed morning which included a latish visit to the beach. The water was about 14C and I swam for 34 minutes. It was more bobbing up and down … Continue reading

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Three Hats Day

Friday Today was the day… We woke up quite late. There had been rain overnight, but the morning dawned partly cloudy with the sun shining. There was no wind. I had no appointments so I put on my “retired hat” … Continue reading

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Sorting the Sea-View Apartment

Tuesday Today was the day… We didn’t get to swim because I had early meetings. At just after 7:30am, Mike and I went to clean the Sea-View Apartment. Mike said it should take half an hour. I swept and mopped, … Continue reading

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A Most Unexpected Half Hour

Wednesday Today was the day… I woke around 7:20am after a very restless night. It was after 11pm that I started to drift off to sleep and was just dozing off when I heard a bang.  What was that? Mike … Continue reading

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Trying Out Airbnb

Friday Today was the day… We decided to try out Airbnb as a guest. We have booked Airbnbs a couple of times in the last two years but not as hosts. We thought it would be a good exercise to … Continue reading

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All Units Are Empty

Thursday Today was the day… …that saw all units empty. The Sea-View apartment was vacated early this morning. The cottage gets its next guests tomorrow. The Little Lookout is available. So right at this moment, all units are empty. It … Continue reading

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Linen Day

Monday Today was the day… We did loads and loads of linen. 4 duvet covers 4 fitted sheets 4 flat sheets 14 pillow cases 1 counter pain 10 towels We don’t have enough drying space for all this, so rotated … Continue reading

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Error of Judgement

Saturday Today was the day… We found out what happened with our Airbnb guest who was asked to leave yesterday. We still don’t know all the details but she sent me a whatsapp message to say that a guest at … Continue reading

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An Airbnb Shock

Friday Today was the day… I got an Airbnb shock. I’m trying to get my head around what happened today.  I worked the morning and then went and had a lovely sushi lunch with my friends. I haven’t seen them … Continue reading

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I’ll Come With You

Thursday Today was the day…. We swam! The wind was gentle, the sky was overcast and the water was COLD. People always exaggerate when they guess the temperature of the water. One person suggested 13C. No ways. It was probably … Continue reading

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What Strange Prints on the Beach

Tuesday Today was the day… I got to go to the beach with Elsie again and we found some really strange prints on the beach. First there were two…a duck of some sort? And then there were 6. Where did … Continue reading

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Train Going Nowhere

Friday Today was the day… Mike left early to have his car serviced. I was due to go with him, but we decided it was better I stay home. If Courage forgot his key or my guests arrived early or … Continue reading

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A Day to Enjoy

Saturday Today was the day… The sea was so warm. It was a day that needed no hard swimming, but rather a day to enjoy. I got my 2km in and did swim up and down a bit, but I … Continue reading

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