Category Archives: Strange things

Staffie to France? Non!

Last summer, we had a very successful camping holiday in France accompanied by our Staffie Cross, which I wrote about here (Click to read)

We have now been informed that our lovely furry friend is considered to be a dangerous breed and will not be allowed into France. Continue reading


As this is the night when all self respecting ghosts and ghouls come out to play, I thought it fitting to air a true ghost story:

Some years ago, on a wet and windy day in November I was driving home for lunch along a deserted narrow lane in Swansea. Suddenly a pale sickly-looking old Bassett Hound sped out of a gateway and shot straight at the front of my car.

I braked hard in a vain attempt to avoid the animal, but Continue reading