I’m on a strict deadline for submitting my book to the publishers! Hence why its very quiet on here!
I’m hosting my first ever live video session from Brazil via the World Bike Girl Facebook Page.
World Bike Girl Live Video Event (Session 1)
Thu 26th Oct 2017 (Local times below)
I shall be answering any questions you have about my experiences of cycling 20 countries on my own.
You’ll also get to meet Maria and Murphy, the two street dogs I rescued whilst cycling across Brazil.
Local times of World Bike Girl Live Video Event (Session 1)
Thu 26th Oct 2017
9 pm London/Glasgow/Edinburgh
6 pm Rio de Janeiro
11 pm Istanbul
7 am Sydney
9 am New Zealand
10 pm Germany
4 pm New York
1 pm Los Angeles
3 pm Texas
3 pm Quebec, Canada
I’m going to be honest. It’s not all rosies. I began cycling Brazil feeling very low. And that hasn’t changed. As I pedalled away from Rio de Janeiro’s sunshine, the sky grew dark, the rain storms came and Brazils’ winter weather matched my own inner world. In a country where I didn’t understand even five […] Click to continue reading →
Reaching out to the World Bike Girl community to share this post. Agent and publisher required for my book, ‘A Street Dog Called Lucy’. I have the 38 page book proposal ready including chapter breakdown and sample chapters. As well as being distributed in my home country of UK I would like this book translated […] Click to continue reading →
Dogs in Brazil Here is the incredibly inspiring story of Dogs in Brazil …. The first video of a 4500 km bicycle ride exploring the world of Brazil’s street animals. I want to say a huge thank you to al l the worlds animal rescuers on the frontline dedicating their lives to protecting animals. Click to continue reading →
First Video Blog from Brazil! South America 2017 This is the first video blog from my bicycle tour of Brazil, the Amazon Jungle, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia. Then I’ll have a wee rest on the beaches in Cuba. I’m all packed up and ready to set off from Rio! I am VERY excited! On this […] Click to continue reading →
Raising cash for street dogs & cats; Turkey Over £500 raised for Animal Aid for the veterinary care of sick or injured street cats and dogs. Thank you to everyone who donated or shared my fund raising posts! Mount Babadag overlooks Oludeniz, one of the top 5 beaches in the world. It’s one of my favourite […] Click to continue reading →
Mount Babadag Paragliding £500 Raised for Animal Aid! Thank you to everyone who donated to the sick and injured street dogs and cats of Fethiye, Turkey! Animal Aid is a charity made up of volunteers whose aim is to improve the welfare of street animals in the Fethiye area of Turkey. It was founded in […] Click to continue reading →
I’m raising £500 to help provide veterinary treatment for sick and injured street dogs and cats in Turkey. Please visit my Just Giving Page to Donate! Animal Aid is a charity which looks after street cats and dogs in the Fethiye area of Turkey. When a street dog or cat is sick or injured (for […] Click to continue reading →
On the 1st June I return with my bicycle to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to continue adventuring across South America. This year I will once more have a dog trailer attached to my bicycle and will be using it to rescue animals as I pedal through Brazil, the Amazon, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru. Back in […] Click to continue reading →
World Bike Girl READ THE PAST IMAGINE THE FUTURE Monday 24th April 7.30 pm St. Ninian’s Library, Stirling Tickets are free but limited numbers so be quick and reserve your place by calling 01786 472069. Come along and hear World Bike Girl, Ishbel Taromsari, talk about cycling the world; the adventures she’s had, the people […] Click to continue reading →
I’m inviting readers to name my book! After all, it’s you guys who come up with hashtags to help me in my antics around the world! This book is about the first year of cycling the world and meeting beautiful Lucy the dog, drawing on the parallels of life for a street dog in Turkey […] Click to continue reading →
The world loved you Lucy. You were the best thing to ever happen to me and I’ll never forget you. My beautiful girl. Click to continue reading →
So on 1st June I set off to cycle 4500 km across Brazil, navigate thousands of km’s through Amazon, cycle north Ecuador and Colombia. I want to create videos specifically for looked after children, care leavers and also ones for adults and young adults about choosing life (re suicide) and mental health. Additional ones will be […] Click to continue reading →
Dales Cycles do a lot to encourage and support women’s cycling. It’s one of the reasons I love them. Having a female Managing Director shines through. Debbie Houston is passionate about women’s cycling and Dales Cycles host various events throughout the year to encourage women to get on their bikes. Tonight is one of them. […] Click to continue reading →
My bike needed some TLC. The components were suffering having giving them an absolute hammering by riding across some of the toughest off road miles on the planet. Across South America. And when I say some miles I mean some 10,000 km. The only repairs needed in my toughest year of cycling ever was the […] Click to continue reading →
Fran Gilhooley actor, director and writer announces he is writing the movie script about myself and Lucy the Street Dog. He writes: ‘So delighted and privileged to announce, after meeting one of the most inspirational human beings I have ever encountered, I am now honoured to be writing the movie script of the life of […] Click to continue reading →