“You’re a sweetie. You’re my gorgeous girl. I love you soooo much!” crooned Mark.
“What would you like me to do?” the satnav’s harsh, electronic monotone scythed across the tender moment.
“Shut up. I’m talking to Lani!”
Strangely, that was the last that we heard from the satnav’s unpredictable voice-activation. As a result, we missed several turns, although blame did not fall entirely on the Silence of the Satnav.
“I’ve said before that you’re blind and deaf, but you do make up for it by not being dumb…” Mark crooned to me.
Well, my parents did always say, “You’re never alone with a Jackie!” Continue reading “The Magic of Morvan; Jargeau to Vézelay, Bourgogne, France”
Our Pet-Friendly Cabin
We Try Brittany Ferries’ New VIP (Very Important Puppy) Service
From Bournemouth, it was always a long diversion, but it meant that we the dogs could stay with us during the crossing. However, our relationship with Eurotunnel Le Shuttle ended abruptly with a 4,500% price hike.
Continue reading “The Fur-Friendly Ferry to France”
I am delighted to announce the release of my third book in the ‘Adventure Caravanning with Dogs’ series,
Dogs ‘n’ Dracula.
It has been a tough book to write.
Continue reading “New Release! Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania”
A Lipizzaner mare and her foal greet us on the drive into the stud at Lipica
My first love, before Freddie Mercury; even before Mr Spock
; before pretty much anything else that I can remember other than my family – was horses.
For me, today was going to be the fulfilment of a dream. Mark had considered it as a surprise for my 40
th Birthday, but it was closed. Last year, we had been forced to bail out of a planned trip due to violent thunderstorms. Third time lucky, we were going to visit the famous stud at Lipica (Lipizza in Italian) where they breed the iconic, white Lipizzaner dressage horses that are used by the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Continue reading “Dobrodošli Dogs: Waggy Tails & White Horses – A Trip to the Famous Lipizzaner Stud Farm at Lipica, Slovenia”
The Fab Four in Monte Rosa, where ‘Fur Babies’ and ‘Dog on the Rhine’ were written!
We are very excited to have been featured as Guest Blogger on ‘Keep Your Paws on the Road’ Stateside.
Four British Cavapoos in Italy featured on an American Blog. Not only that, we received a photo from a lady who has bought our book in Australia. We have definitely gone Global!
Continue reading “World Wide Walkies Goes Global!”