A Furry Visitor, Uni and

Well the house is full of doggy kisses and hugs just now as we babysit this week cutie (the white one above). Yes, my parents' dog Winston is visiting and we are just loving it. The kids don't want him to ever go home. He's pictured above sitting on a chair next to his best … Continue reading A Furry Visitor, Uni and

Somewhat windswept and interesting, plus book news

Yes, that's me looking somewhat bedraggled after taking the dogs out for a walk this morning at our local park. Boy was it windy and a bit wet. As I write this, the wind and rain are rattling against the windows. It's really cold outside and I am glad I am inside in the warmth. … Continue reading Somewhat windswept and interesting, plus book news

Mamma Mia! There’s lots about dogs in this blog post

  Hello, hello. How are you? What have you been doing this week Hope all is well with you all. I had a pretty busy week last week, but it's been great. Okay, so, here's a quick rundown of what we've been up to: I continued editing my second edit of Dusting Down Alcudia. I … Continue reading Mamma Mia! There’s lots about dogs in this blog post

London, baking and no yeast

I cannot believe that I wrote a whole post the other day and totally forgot to mention that me and the kids had been down to London the other weekend. We went down to celebrate two birthdays: my darling daughter's and my lovely friend Raymond's. It was a great weekend - exhausting, but worth it. … Continue reading London, baking and no yeast

Lego, Goldman and a Deep Deep Trench

Forgive me readers for I have been bad. I have not written this blog for some time and the only two excuses I can give are: The Gilmore Girls and work beginning in my garden. The former because I recently bought Netflix and have been glued to the Gilmore Girls, all seven series of it … Continue reading Lego, Goldman and a Deep Deep Trench

Holidays and it’s a pug’s life

Okay so I sort of haven't been around that much recently. Basically, me, the kids, my niece and my parents flew out to Orlando at the end of March, had three full days in Florida before joining a cruise ship at Port Canaveral for a trans Atlantic cruise back to Europe. It was a fantastic … Continue reading Holidays and it’s a pug’s life

What is it With Dogs Rolling in Poo?

Have you ever had one of those days when you feel as if you haven't done much, but you're absolutely exhausted? Today's the day for  me! However, when I actually look back at what I've doen all day I suppose I have been busy...well -ish. I rose at 5.30am to let two little dogs out … Continue reading What is it With Dogs Rolling in Poo?

Jean Harlow, Muddy Paws and Geraldine Grainger

  I've come to the keyboard not sure what to write this week for life has been busy, but there was nothing that you could say 'wow, that's really exciting' to. I've started back writing, which is good, although I'm finding it difficult to get the time to do it. Looking after the kids and … Continue reading Jean Harlow, Muddy Paws and Geraldine Grainger

Birthday cake, Taboo and Dog Saliva Downward Dog

It's amazing how quickly time flies! And it's true what they say: the older you get the quicker time passes. I cannot believe that 12 years ago I gave birth to my daughter. Where have the last 12 years gone??  It seemed like yesterday she was a wee scrap of a thing and now she's … Continue reading Birthday cake, Taboo and Dog Saliva Downward Dog