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Life with Milly… and without Molly

East Yorkshire was the logical choice from our West Yorkshire base, so off we went with Milly (an Avondale Dart Millennium special edition) in tow.

Last year, at around this time, we had been to Withernsea in the motorhome, with Molly continually pestering the maid to lift her on to her knee as we travelled. So this time the journey to this unassuming but pleasant seaside town was a somewhat muted affair.

Free from the constraints of the motorhome, we all jumped into the car and enjoyed a scenic drive to Hornsea, another coastal town well worth a visit.

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Travelling terrier Ted, together with his maid and chauffeur, visit campsites around the UK with Milly the caravan in tow. Ted offers tips for places to stay and shares some of his holiday capers.

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Sad news

Visitors to the Club website who are on Twitter may have heard of the sudden death of my
travelling companion, Molly.

Molly swan botherer

Three weekends ago we enjoyed a pre Easter visit to Lytham and St Anne’s, near Blackpool,
where she ran about, pestered a swan and used the newfound energy that tablets for hypothyroidism had given her to roll around in the grassy dunes.

Now she’s gone, after being diagnosed with diabetes and struggling to make progress with her
illness.

I am sad, as the chauffeur dissolves into tears occasionally as he realises his sofa
companion is no longer lying at his feet.

But life goes on, and I have been invited to take on the enjoyable task of sniffing out grrrreat sites for canine chums to visit this summer.

So watch this space, as they say, and I will do my best to make our much missed Molly proud of my efforts.

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Travelling terrier Ted, together with his maid and chauffeur, visit campsites around the UK with Milly the caravan in tow. Ted offers tips for places to stay and shares some of his holiday capers.

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‘Chocs’ away for Easter fun!

Ted and I can’t wait for the clocks to go forward at the end of this month… lighter evenings mean longer walks!

I’ve not been well over the winter and my very nice vet diagnosed me with hypothyroidism, which led to my fur falling out and left me feeling very lethargic. I am now told that my patchy coat makes me look like a Gloucester Old Spot pig!

M&TBird beachHowever, I shall take these remarks on the chin because the tablets the vet prescribed have given me a new lease of life - the maid and chauffeur seem very jealous of my boundless energy. So I’m now raring to go on our 2015 travels, and with Easter just around the corner it seems the perfect time to check out what’s happening between now and then.

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Travelling terrier Ted, together with his maid and chauffeur, visit campsites around the UK with Milly the caravan in tow. Ted offers tips for places to stay and shares some of his holiday capers.

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