Castles & Animals: A trip to Dudley Zoo

The sun is shining brightly, there is a warm summer breeze swirling the fabric of my dress, and I am moving slowly through the air as adorable fluffy monkeys play on the hillside below my dangling feet…. “Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history, around the ruins of…

Professional: Puppy Sitting with Ziggy

Last week I had the complete joy of puppy-sitting for the adorable La-Chon (Bichon Frise/Lhasa Apso cross), Ziggy!! Ziggy was such a wonderful little bundle of fun! he was so excitable, and I had a fantastic few hours entertaining him with toys and chases in the garden. He especially loved playing tug of war with…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Bosha & Kasha

This past weekend I got to work on the best job in the world… cat sitting two adorably playful kittens! Bosha and Kasha were so much fun to look after, and I really enjoyed by time playing with them. When they weren’t attacking the mouse toy on the string, my zipper, and my long hair…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Mr T

This past weekend I had the joy of looking after the majestic Mr T!! Mr T  is a Maine Coon, and just a giant bundle of fluffy purring. Mr T was a lovely affectionate cat right from the moment I met him, and I loved a good tummy rub… I think I spent most of…

Crabs, Shrimps, and Jellyfish: A Wander Along Longniddry Beach

Today I wanted to take you on my ocean journey and share my video blog, and some photos from my recent wander along the seashore at Longniddry. It was a beautiful sunny autumn day, and I just wanted to share with you a little bit of bliss…     Always take the time to enjoy…

#TBT – Deer & Ducks: A Trip to Beecraigs Country Park

This adventure is a throwback to 2013 to our little family weekend wander through Beecraigs Country Park… “The woodland at Beecraigs Country Park is carefully managed by the council to provide a fantastic resource for local residents to enjoy our stunning natural environment. We balance the needs of retaining woodland areas to provide shelter for…

Sunshine, Swans, and Family: A Wander Along Arthur’s Seat

There is not much that is better than a family walk on a sunny winter’s day in a beautiful natural location… Arthur’s Seat is one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful landmarks. The craggy summit hosts stunning views of Edinburgh, and beyond in all directions, and the extensive parkland surrounding it is a breath of calm from…

Professional: Puppy Sitting with Skye

Last week I had the complete joy of puppy-sitting for the adorable Shetland Sheepdog, Skye. Skye was a bundle of fun and fluff and I really enjoyed my time looking after her! She was so much fun to play tug of war with, and chasing her in the garden while she ran about with excitable…

My Pets: Praying Mantis Enclosure Build for Nebula

Gamora‘s empty enclosure has been sat on my shelf looking sad and empty for the past few weeks. I upgraded her to an Exo Terra because I wanted to constantly have life flourishing within this little enclosure… so… it’s time for a new enclosure upgrade!! This time round, I have decided to make the enclosure…

Conventions: A trip to The Birmingham Entomological Show 2019

“We are back at Edgbaston Cricket Ground for another superb entomological show. This will feature a huge range of both live and papered specimens of tarantulas, beetles, moths, butterflies, katydids and stick insects as well as a host of other species. A full range of equipment will also be available including housing, moth traps, books,…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Dita & Dora Take 3

Over the weekend I had the complete joy of looking after Dita & Dora for the third time! If you missed the other blogs, you can check out part 1 and part 2 now! I have really really loved my time looking after these adorable kitties, and I am sad to be leaving Birmingham, as…

My Pets: Giant African Millipedes

“The Midland Entomological Fayre is held twice yearly and is a great friendly show for all ages. There is a huge amount of livestock / dried and mounted specimens of butterflies, moths, tarantulas, beetles, stick insects etc as well as books and equipment. There is a host of well recognised traders and collectors as well…

Feathers & Flying: A S&D Falconry Experience

Our adventure with S&D Falconry was a fantastic flying experience where we were able to learn all about five beautiful birds of prey. We were lucky enough to be able to fly these majestic birds, watch them perform incredible flying demonstrations, and enjoy listening to their history.

Jewellery & Animals: A Trip to Hellabrunn Zoo

The natural beauty was breathtaking, and the habitats for the animals were better than anywhere I have visited before. I was so so impressed. If you are in the Munich area, Hellabrunn Zoo is a must visit destination.

Professional: Cat Sitting with Jiyong

For the past week and a half I have had the pleasure of looking after the beautiful Jiyong! I love my cat-sitting adventures, and this adorable floofball was such a joy to look after. Jiyong was a little shy at first, but over my days of visiting she slowly warmed up to me, even to…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Dita & Dora Take 2

This past week I have had the pleasure of looking after Dita & Dora for the second time! If you missed part 1, you can check it out here. These beautiful black and white sisters are such a joy to look after, and I thought I would share with you a few of the photographs…

I Am A Happy Fluffy Jellyfish: A trip to SEA LIFE London Aquarium

My favourite exhibit was the jellyfish… obviously! There were a lot of species on display, more than I had ever seen before, and with the use of colour-changing lights they looked even more beguiling. I wandered around in these rooms for so long even Stuart was starting to get bored!!

Valentine’s & Self-Care: A trip to The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Akin to all animal parks, Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park plays an important role in conservation by breeding animals at risk of extinction in the wild. They work with other animal centres to generate, and maintain, healthy populations of endangered species. Through education with the centre, and events organised by the park, they are a great resource for raising awareness of the threats to endangered species and the environments they live in.

Over the Rainbow Bridge: Bailey the Best Dog in the World

Today I have some sad news to share with you. While I was home in January, the best dog in the world passed away. Bailey Henderson you are so so missed. If you have been following this blog, you might remember a few months ago I introduced you to Bailey, and told you all about how…