I cannot stress how much I am enjoying having a dog in my life and being able to take Ada with us as much as possible but it is worth noting that when you go camping not everyone who is sharing your camp ground feels the same way you do. It is always important to … Continue reading Being human friendly when taking dogs camping
https://www.instagram.com/p/B5y33ogA-st/ Just a quick post for BookSnapSunday, I actually took this one while we were at Red Rock a couple of weeks ago, it is a scientific memoir I am dipping into at the moment, very readable and informative, must confess I was seduced by the cover. If you join me in #BookSnapSunday please leave … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – a natural history beach read.
Through Booksprout I was lucky enough to get a review copy of Jackie Lambert's wonderful new book: Dogs n Dracula: A Road Trip Through Romania (Adventure Caravanning with Dogs Book 3). While I am a big fan of Jackie's blog; World Wide Walkies and I did receive a free copy of the book I can … Continue reading Dogs n Dracula – a book post
public domain pixabay Petrichor is one of my favourite words, a rare experience these days, the fragrance of oncoming rain. For those unfamiliar with the term, petrichor refers to the distinct scent you experience just before rain falls. It is the fragrance of rain. And it is a word coined by Australian scientists; Isabel Joy … Continue reading Petrichor – a beautiful word describing something magical
public domain So it has been a very hectic weekend and I am well behind on posts, even missed BookSnapSunday. And I was meant to post on the winner of the Granite Belt box, which was Jackie from World Wide Walkies, but a quick check of my email this morning before rushing to work showed … Continue reading Hectic Weekend – rain does not belong on the inside of the pod!
So just back from a relaxing few days at Red Rock. I am not someone who is drawn to bright lights and crowds, I am happy with quite walks and solitude so I am drawn to quieter less developed places. Places like the Gold Coast are hell on earth to me, to be avoided at … Continue reading Relaxing at Red Rock
https://www.instagram.com/p/B5Ottxpg97z/ This weeks book snap, a delightful book about the nomad lifestyle with four dogs in tow. Really enjoying reading Jackie's account of exploring Romania in a caravan with four cavapoos. Would love to follow in Jackie's footsteps, one day maybe. This is a great read, especially if you are planning a trip to the … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Adventuring with dogs
A while ago we planned to come back to Red Rock, this quite sea side community away from the hustle and bustle, abundant in wildlife and deficient in humans, my kind of place really. This is just a quick post, we drove down yesterday through roadworks and bush fires, at least the bush fires weren't … Continue reading Back at Red Rock and Giveaway
Just some gratuitous Ada images, our makeshift bird bath is not large enough to contain a growing hound but she certainly tried. Gary was doing some odd jobs before we leave for a long weekend at the beach, where Ada will get to see the big water for the first time. Probably our last camping … Continue reading Ada in the water
Portrait of Ada Lovelaceby Margaret Sarah Carpenter So why is the new pup called Ada? Well first up we wanted a short name easy for her to learn, Ada fitted the bill, but it didn't just come from nowhere. The first impression this lovely pup made was that she was highly intelligent. She had a … Continue reading Why is Ada called Ada?