Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

We were flown out to Madrid for three days’ of filming for Nat Geo Wild, where we partook in an episode of “The Leader of the Pack” along with two other couples. We were assessed by Cesar Milan as to our suitability to take on a seven month old Yorkie cross terrier from Birmingham Dogs’… more…

Me in the Doghouse

Me in the Doghouse

Had a feature in the Daily Mail about wives preferring their hounds to their hubbies based on my own experiences.  It was accompanied by a great cartoon from Andy Ward who caught my wife’s likeness well. As for me? Well I do have a rather hound-dog expression most of the time. But no, we don’t… more…

A Celebrity Canine

A Celebrity Canine

Arthur-Rex became Crewkerne’s mutt-of-the-moment when featured in the local paper. He had an appearance on the front page and inside there was an interview with him alongside his pawtrait. When he was trotting down the high street, someone was heard to say, ‘Ooh, there’s that famous little doggie.’  So besides his own tail, he’s made… more…

We’re to meet Cesar Millan, The Dog Whisperer

We’ve just learnt that we’ve been chosen as one of three couples from the UK to fly out next month to take part in Cesar Millan’s new TV show, The Leader of the Pack, Here’s the press release about the show. Cesar Millan and Nat Geo Wild are proud to announce a new 12-part series… more…

Our Pooch’s Passport

Our Pooch’s Passport

With the prospect of Arthur-Rex flying out to Madrid to be filmed taking part in a TV show for National Geographic Wild, he had to be micro-chipped, vaccinated against rabies and his passport prepared, complete with a rather aloof-looking photo. more…

Introducing Ourselves

Introducing Ourselves

We had a video made by Tom Allen from Allen Computer Services to introduce ourselves and Arthur-Rex, our pooch. This was required by the production team of Cesar Millan’s new TV show called the Leader of the Pack as we applied to take part in the show. more…

A Stingray Leaves Her Mark

A Stingray Leaves Her Mark

Just completed a two week guest speaking engagement on the Braemar where we visited seven Caribbean islands including Cuba and Grand Turk.  There was a very friendly atmosphere onboard and the four talks I had to give were well attended and the audiences appreciative, laughing in all the right places. Santiago de Cuba was an… more…

Book Signing on The Queen Elizabeth

Book Signing on The Queen Elizabeth

My wife and I were flown out to St Maarten in the Caribbean to join the Queen Elizabeth for her return journey across the Atlantic to Southampton. On the crossing, I gave five talks and did three book signings; also held a seminar on creative writing. 40 copies of my book were purchased by guests. … more…