A Rolling Stone


P1040755Greetings loyal readers and fellow maremmas. Today, mummy thought it might be a good idea to take Bashful on a road trip. As you all know, mummy is on her anti whale diet, and as part of her fitness regime she likes to got swimming. At the moment the local pool in Wanganui is closed for maintenance, so she thought she’d travel over to Marton and visit the pool over there. She doesn’t like to swim over there because it is a 50m pool and she prefers to swim in a 25m pool.

P1040756Marton is named after the home village of Captain James Cook   Now who may  you ask who is James Cook?  Well, Cook  sailed to New Zealand and mapped the complete coastline, making only some minor errors in 1769 and is created with finding New Zealand. P1040771

Bashful and James Cook

Bashful and James Cook

P1040757P1040766P1040765P1040769P1040764He and Nellie hope you like the photos of Maron.  Marton was founded in 1866 and is still an thriving town today.

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15 Responses to A Rolling Stone

  1. Basil says:

    Looks like a very sweet little town!

  2. how great that Bashful met Captain Cook, they both are globetrotters and adventurers :o)

  3. So pretty! Bashful is having fun AND getting an education!

    Love and licks,

  4. fozziemum says:

    Great pics Nellie and Jasper..fancy Bashful meeting Captain Cook..i should have taken him to Captain Cooks cottage in the city..silly me…such a pretty town guys 🙂 hugs Fozziemum xx

  5. PigLove says:

    Reblogged this on Piglove and commented:
    Oh my friends – don’t forget to check out what Bashful is up to in New Zealand. Can you say swimming and meeting peeps like James Cook? XOXO – Bacon

  6. PigLove says:

    aaww – my little guy is having an awesome time! He does ❤ some water though. He likes to hide in it. Just ask him about the time we played hide and go seek and he hid in the fish tank. It took me three entire days to find him! Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

  7. Two French Bulldogs says:

    What a quaint little town. Mom enjoys visiting places like that. She said she wants to live in that little house
    Lily & Edward

  8. Kyla says:

    Bashful’s travelling experiences beat those of anyone in this house.

  9. Bashful gets around. Cute town. I’m surprised by the smallness of the town and it has a pool….pretty good.


  10. speedyrabbit says:

    Woohoo Bashful,good to see you out having fun,xx Speedy

  11. Misaki says:

    What a lovely place to visit

  12. Seems Bashful got to meet a fellow adventurer! What a sweet little town 🙂

  13. What an interesting and cute town! I agree with Bev! 😀

  14. It is such a great town! Love their heart poster! Looks like Mum and Bashful are having a ball!

  15. Helen says:

    Glad you and bashful enjoyed our little town of Marton. small but a very rural town surrounded by Dairy, Beef and Sheep farms.

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