Hiking with Dogs: George Bass Coastal Walk

I love taking our dogs bushwalking and hiking, but I always find it challenging (in Australia) to find places to take them! As I discover dog-friendly hikes, forests and trails, I’ll blog about them to help others find…

Product Review: Noxgear LightHound Harness!

I love winter. I love the cool. I love the snake-free hiking. I love snow. I don’t even mind rain because everything gets all green and damp and the snakes hide in their little hidey-holes. I…

Guilt, Perception & Reality

An acquaintance of mine started talking to me at an agility competition the other day. I’ve known her for years, I suppose since I started agility with Mallei. She asked me, as everyone does, what I…

Hiking with Dogs: RJ Hamer Arboretum

I love taking our dogs bushwalking and hiking, but I always find it challenging (in Australia) to find places to take them! As I discover dog-friendly hikes, forests and trails, I’ll blog about them to help others find…

Emptying a House for a Move Overseas

The second question that everyone asks me, after I explain why I’m not taking Lumen, is what I’m doing with the house. The simple answer is, I’m selling it. This has been met with mixed reactions…

Purpose and Pressure

At the last two competitions, the wheels fell off – especially for Loki and I. Even for Lu – my steady, usually-fairly-predictable dog was doing weird things in response to my weird mindset. My dog who…

A Decision!

I keep writing posts. I have about 6 drafts in the wings, all of them with more or less the same message. Something along the lines of I am terrified and don’t know if I’m doing the…

A General To-Do List

There are a lot of things to organise before this trip. Packing up one’s life and moving overseas (however temporarily) always involves a lot of planning, a lot of stress, and a lot of things to…

Trains, Planes and Automobiles

Ah, the open road. Travelling where and when we want to, moving from country to country, city to city… But the question is, how should we travel? There are a few options available (as there is…

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