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Annabel is passionate about travelling with her two Elkhounds. Especially in an MG Midget. She also likes flying, walking, wine, food, photography, science and breakdown cover.

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Art and a dog's tail

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Maybe the hotel have been reading this blog... they finally passed the 'sausage test' this morning! Not flying colours (they didn't offer me two), but they remembered to bring one, they...

Natural wonders

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This morning's 'sausage test' went a little better. They actually remembered the sausage. But, when it came, it was accompanied by the statement that it was "only a small one".  Were the girls...

Waterfalls, a castle and wild boar

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This morning started in the most perfect way - a lie-in and a full English breakfast. And not just any full English ... a really good, locally sourced product, full English. Bliss.

The...

Walking and more walking

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Top marks to my accommodation this morning - they certainly passed my 'dog friendly' test. At breakfast, I asked if it would be possible to have an extra sausage for the dogs. Their response...

Sculptures, Sutton Bank and Fountains Abbey

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Another very long day and I'm starting to feel like I need a holiday...  I tried really hard to take it easy and fully intended to get to tonight's digs in plenty of time for a quick meal,...

Hunting Robin Hood in Sherwood Forest

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We're on the road again! This time it's a slow drive to North Yorkshire, via Nottinghamshire on the way there and Cheshire on the way back.

I'm always amazed just how much stuff you...

Hot dogs - ten tips for keeping your dog cool this summer

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It’s hot. Very hot. But at least we’re not wearing fur coats. Here are some ideas for keeping your canines cool during this heatwave:

1) Give them a good brush to get rid of any extra...

Brittany, day eight - the return

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Hopefully no-one is too concerned about why it took so long to post this.  We weren't locked up for breaking any quarantine rules, nor did I decide to row all the way back... even though Disa...

Brittany, day seven – rowing

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I have a problem.  Disa just loves rowing and I don't live near water or have a boat. 

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Brittany, day six – vet and pink rocks

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Today hasn't quite gone to plan. The plan was: vet this morning for the dogs to be checked, wormed and have their Pet Passports stamped; late morning supermarket shopping to stock up on ...

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