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Ishbel Holmes

Adventurer – Author – Speaker

Pre-order: ME, MY BIKE AND A STREET DOG CALLED LUCY

Pre-order: ME, MY BIKE AND A STREET DOG CALLED LUCY

SHOP NOW CLOSED - PRE ORDER ENDED Publication Date: 5th August 2018  Pre-order to receive a personalised handwritten message inside from Ishbel Holmes. The first 100 copies will be inscribed as special editions (numbered and stamped with paw print) and will include a...

Murphy’s Rescue

Murphy’s Rescue

I was told by a vet that Maria was healthy, but I had a bad feeling and was cycling her to Dogs in Brazil shelter, some 400 km away, to get a second opinion I trusted. Read Maria's Story Here. A few days into our journey I passed through a tiny village and stopped by...

3 YEARS OF CYCLING ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD (VIDEO)

3 YEARS OF CYCLING ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD (VIDEO)

I've packed 3 years of cycling adventures around the world into this 2.3 min video - I hope you enjoy and are inspired to begin your own adventures, big or small, alone or with friends. I'm having a fab time exploring the great outdoors with Maria around Denny, a...

Maria’s Story

Maria’s Story

Brazil is the only country I've bicycle toured so far, where I didn't feel safe enough to wild camp and it was this reason I arrived at night to an empty campsite in Marataizes; a seaside town 500 km bike ride north of Rio de Janeiro famous for it's pineapple...

Maria & Murphy Arrive to Scotland Tomorrow

Maria & Murphy Arrive to Scotland Tomorrow

Maria and Murphy the two dogs I rescued whilst cycling Brazil arrive to Scotland tomorrow! I am so incredibly excited. I have no idea how I will sleep! Murphy had been shot and is missing an ear and an eye and still has shot gun pellets inside. When I found Murphy he...

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day

International Women's Day She Scotland's Women's Empowerment Event   To celebrate International Women's Day we are inspiring the next generation of females to dream BIG ...     Event is for young women aged 14 +     Join us Thursday 8th March, 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Out of...