#WheresDon?

The fabulous Hope for Romanian Strays guest blogger Don has vanished!  Can you find help him?  He decided to take a Face-cation (a vacation from Facebook) but we now need him back to help with the charity birthday celebrations!  We need your help to keep an eye out for him and share your photos of DonContinue reading “#WheresDon?”

All I wanted for Christmas …

This time of year is often a time of reflection.  It is a time of thinking about what you really want for Christmas – what items go on that famous Christmas list.  What are the things you would really love Santa to bring you – and being Santa you can wish for whatever you want.Continue reading “All I wanted for Christmas …”

When Tripadvisor gets it all wrong

I have been using Tripadvisor for years to research holiday destinations, hotels and restaurants.  I will often start by using a tool such as Lastminute or Booking.com to find a holiday or hotel and then I will check the options using TripAdvisor.  When checking I tend to only look at recent reviews as I know fromContinue reading “When Tripadvisor gets it all wrong”

Can social media cause a miracle?

Last week I wrote about the hopeless task I faced in trying to find homes for 60 Romanian rescue dogs who were about to lose their shelter.  I truly did not think we could save them.  I certainly did not think we would be able to find places for the very traumatised ones – whoContinue reading “Can social media cause a miracle?”

A ray of hope in sea of despair

In my last blog post I wrote about my absolute despair at the situation of 60 rescue dogs in a private shelter in Romania that will lose their home next week.  Finding homes for that many dogs in Romania is next to impossible.  Their fate however, if homes are not found, is almost certain deathContinue reading “A ray of hope in sea of despair”

A desperate cry for help

I generally rave about how wonderful social media is but sometimes it can also be devastating.  Yesterday I found out that 60 Romanian rescues will be essentially sent to their death on the 17th October.  I have been following the care of these dogs on Facebook and have been helping try to find them homes.Continue reading “A desperate cry for help”