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Can you name the World Bike Girl book?

Drawing of Lucy and World Bike Girl

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

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  [stextbox id=”ValidID” caption=”CaptionText”]World bike girl – a journey by bicycle for human and animal rights[/stextbox]   Ishbel HolmesIshbel, creator of World Bike Girl, has spent her life on bicycles, from road racing, to velodrome sprinting to cycling the world. She has pedalled across 20 countries solo and promotes commuting by bicycle. Much to the

Lucy did not die of Poison

I am writing this post for Lucy’s friends who knew her and loved her.  This is not written out of a place of self defense and is certainly not written to the people who spread such lies.  Lucy did not die of poison.  She cleared all toxicology tests in the governmental head testing facility in

Benim adım Şanslı

To Read in English Click me Benim adım Şanslı (Lucky). 6 aylığım ve kangal meleziyim Lucy gibi. Ben koşucuydum köpek yavrusuyken ve de distemper hastalığına yakalanmıştım. Bize koşucular denir çünkü bizler sahipsiziz ve de bir parça ekmek uğruna koşan köpekleriz. Diğer iki koşucuda da distemper hastalığı vardı. Çoğu köpek ben hastayken benden uzak durmak için

Lucy’s Legacy

Throughout my years of life, a small thought of cycling around the world floated quietly in and out of my mind.           With other things in life shouting much louder for my attention, it would have been easy to miss such a whisper. My motivation for this trip didn’t include the actual

Notice of Lucy`s Death (Website)

Lucy died unexpectedly in my arms on the 26th March 2015.  It was a shock for me and a shock for everyone involved, including all who followed our journey from afar.  Your patience is greatly appreciated during this time as I know you all shared a bond with Lucy too.  I have expert opinions based

Education of Children

Please note this blog post was written before Lucy’s death on 26th March 2015.  She was and still is an amazing dog whom I loved with all my heart and soul.  She taught me more about love, forgiveness and the act of living than any human ever has.  I am blessed she was there in