Motorhoming in France … Bonjour les Gendarmes!

Our last night spent on the road on the way back to Paris, was in France, in a little village called Loulay, just north of Bordeaux. I’m sure in the summer it is the most delightful village, the evening we arrived, it was blowing a gale, the rain was throwing it down and everything looked […]

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Motorhoming in Spain … Motorhoming in France!

We woke up in Villafranca, it was pitch black, not one other light was on, so we busied ourselves preparing to leave as soon as we could,  All camp-sites that we have stayed on have ‘quiet’ periods, normally between midnight and 8 a.m. Our luck was in on this camp-site, the quiet time ended at […]

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Motorhoming in Spain … Heading North :(

Well, as it happens we need to get our backsides up to Paris! We have some paperwork that needs sorting out and signing. It’s a real bummer. I should warn you that this may not be the happiest post I’ve ever written! We took Charlie for his last walk on the beach at La Manga […]

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Batten down the hatches

Well it really has been a day of contrasts. This morning like yesterday and in fact the last couple of weeks, we were baking in glorious sunshine and then this afternoon, someone decided to put an end to it … with the most incredible storm, it was a real corker!! But first let me just […]

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And then came the rains!

I’m pleased to announce that Harry is waterproof! We have had the most incredible downpour, thunder and lightening and yes I’m dry! Slightly deaf but dry 😀  It’s quite an experience sitting in a metal can whilst the heaven’s pour down, the noise is incredible – it sounded like hailstones and it was only rain […]

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Thelma and Louise + 1(and a special offer)

Well, it’s good to be back…I have to say that because that’s what people say when they come back from holiday except I’m telling porky pies!! It’s not good to be back at all!!! My eldest sister and I decided to go on a road trip just like Thelma and Louise, without the encounter with […]

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DAY 151 (Ahh now that’s good news!)

I have just now heard that I’m going to be the ‘photographer’ at the local dog show in a couple of weeks time!! I’m so excited but also very nervous…any tips from you fellow photographers will be really appreciated….please pray for some dry weather, well behaved, beautiful dogs and great sales (I’m donating to a […]

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DAY 148 ♫♫ It’s raining again!! ♫♫

Yes, there you go! That’s the news from the south of England. I think I’m going to invest in a splash suit like all the kiddies seem to be wearing around here at the moment!! It’s the perfect apparel given that we are still experiencing a drought!! I refuse to get depressed. So today I’m spending […]

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DAY 133 (Please don’t put me in a home!)

Watch out…I’m back! Have PC – will blog!! Following a conversation that I’ve had with two friends recently…and given the terrible headlines on the news this week, regarding a lovely lady who was treated appallingly in a care home…..http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17777113…I was reduced to tears when I saw the footage. One of my own personal fears is that if I survive my husband, […]

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DAY 130 (desperately seeking inspiration)

Oh my! This is the most awful weather we are having here in the South East of the UK…it is constantly raining, thunder, lightning and hail storms, oops, having said that, now I’m sat comfortably, the sun is just peeking out…of course now I’ve done all my outside chores!! I have wet clothes hanging from […]

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