How social media can find you a holiday
- Tuesday, 12 July 2011
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One mother's journey to find a house swop on Facebook – the ins and outs, pros and cons
We recently found someone with whom we are swopping houses. Or, as she puts it, swopping lives. Because when you move into someone else's home, use their car, feed their cat, flick through their photo albums on a rainy day, stock their fridge with your food, and sleep in their beds, then you've practically taken on their lives, haven't you?
I'm not a fan of Facebook. I intensely dislike the compulsion I act under to check FB at least three times a morning to see who is saying what. I cringe when I ge...