Pet Travel After Brexit

This may not be so easy post-Brexit

“If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans.” – Woody Allen

We were supposed to be on a ferry bound for Spain and Portugal this week, but He must have found out. Three days before they were due to move in, our prospective tenants let us down. Two days later, a second set of tenants gave notice. And then last Monday, we went to visit the vet…

If you intend to travel with your pet, you need to prepare several months in advance and, depending on how Britain leaves the EU, expect some additional pet travel costs and red tape. Continue reading “Pet Travel After Brexit”

A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Book & Selling it on Amazon

“Your manuscript will go on the ‘Slush Pile’ along with hundreds of others. Our main priority is with the authors already on our books.” The words of a Literary Agent who addressed my Creative Writing Group many years ago.

In the past, the traditional route to publication was to send your manuscript to a multitude of Literary Agents and receive repeated rejections. If managed to win over a Literary Agent, they would submit your manuscript to a range of Publishers and you would receive further repeated rejections. Don’t believe me? J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ was rejected no fewer than twelve times, with one rejection letter advising Ms Rowling not to quit her day job. Continue reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Book & Selling it on Amazon”

Pups on SUPs: Stand Up Paddle Boarding with your Dog


For many years B.C. (Before Canines) I was a Board Housewife, so a desire to share the water with my Fur Babies is only natural.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the world’s fastest-growing water sport for a reason. It is simple, accessible, a great way to keep fit – and a fabulous way float your Fido.

If you would like to find out how to get started, click the link below to check out my guest post for Travelnuity – Dog Friendly Travel Around the World.

SUP With Your Dog


10 Tips to Titivate Your Travel Journal

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We got up and had breakfast. I had cereal. Then we…

What’s wrong with this?

“We got up and had breakfast. I had cereal with a coffee but Mark went off piste and had tea instead! I fed the dogs then we went for a walk. It was beautiful! We had sandwiches for lunch, went shopping then had dinner overlooking the beach. The sunset was beautiful. We love it here!!!!”

If you think it’s fine, you don’t need this blog.

If it makes you ask the following questions, read on;

Continue reading “10 Tips to Titivate Your Travel Journal”