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10 things we loved about LA

It has taken me thirty-nine years to visit LA (America)! I hasten to add that for at least the last fifteen of those years I have dragged my feet about visiting the good ole USA, muttering things about their disastrous foreign policy, bomb dropping, Monsanto, food quality, gun control, power happy law enforcement, scary border…

We have principles & we stood for them!

This post is about brand principles and morality and standing up for what you believe in, rather than selling your soul for greater blog traffic and likes. It also discusses what we consider to be animal abuse. What is HARO? HARO stands for Help A Reporter. This means that reporters & journalists send in requests…

Dog & kid friendly castles in Northumberland

We joined English Heritage & The National Trust just before we re-homed Hachi the Malamute with a view to ‘castle bagging’ during our time back in the UK. We didn’t even give it a second thought as to how dog friendly those castles were or even consider that they might not allow dogs to enter. Woops!…

Driving to Bulgaria; what does it cost?

We recently drove from West Sussex, England to Sofia, Bulgaria and we’ve had many questions about the cost and how effective it was to drive in comparison to flying. This post addresses some of the costs of driving down through Europe to Bulgaria not travelling through Serbia. Disclaimer This post is proving contentious with certain…

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