A to Z Guide to Happiness

Two cute dogs, Bella the Westie and Ollie the Papillon, show you how to be happy and bring happiness wherever you are, by following their paw steps with their friends and family.
You will see them having fun, relaxing, following their dreams and giving all their love. They will give you tips on finding and spreading happiness and inspirational quotations.

Read Pascal Inard's full bibliography here with list of all published and forthcoming work.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

What a wonderful life !

We really have a wonderful life here, some could say we are spoiled, but I just think we have the loveliest Mum in the world. The other day I told her I wanted to be a princess of the 1001 nights and look what she found me a beautiful hat, like Scheherazade !

I asked Mum if I could have a palace and she found me this beautiful tent, because there weren't any palaces at the market. "Bella, I think this little tent will be wonderfull, you don't need a palace !" she said.

Time to take off my hat so I can play, it's hard work being a princess !
"Ollie, come and join me, there are lots of toys to play with".

"Ollie, press here and it plays music"

"And this little wheel goes around and around"

Who needs a palace when we have such a lovely house full of  magical things, there are angels, birds and candles, I love it !

"Ha ha ha, I'm winning !"

This is just my size, look at the little dwarfs, aren't they cute ?"

We hope you have a wonderful life too, we'd love to hear about it...

“The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.”
Brian Tracy

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
Dalai Lama

Take care my friends and have a great week!

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Collecting beautiful toys

We love collecting toys.
Mom has I have a beautiful doll collection, I love playing with them, I'm the Mommy...

... and Ollie is the Daddy.

We also have a great doggie collection

Look, we have Cinnabar, Priscilla (or is it Bailey?), Lorenza, Maggie Mae...

But the one I love the most is this beautiful cushion Mom found just for me to have sweet dreams...

Last week-end, our friends Linda (Cinnabar's Mom ), Jenny and Bianca had lunch at our house. Look at the beautiful purple coat (it's the favourite color of Linda, Mom and me too) Linda got me, I love it and it means Dad has no excuse when it's icy cold or raining not to take me for walkies !

While they were eating and talking, Ollie and I had a rest near the heater, our favourite place.

Isn't Cinnabar lovely, she makes a beautiful bunny too !

We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Dr. Charles Swindoll

Take care my friends and have a great week !

Monday, July 11, 2011

Happy news about all the family !!!

Mom and Dad went to the market with Ollie and saw their lovely friend Kate.
Kate is the queen of knitting and she made a lovely jumper for me and I wear all the time because it's freezing here in Melbourne !

She also made hats for all of us, I like this one but unfortunately so does my sister and she took it !

This one is a baby hat and it suits me very well !

Mom is now much better, she doesn't look like a raccoon any more, Dad is taking good care of her.
She wants to thank all of you who wished her a good recovery and Doctor Moss and his team: Stacey, Mike, Sammy, Jessica, Brooke, Lee.... they are all lovely.

During her recovery, Mom was busy like a bee, she made this hoodie (it is fake fur you know)

It's so soft and fashionable, too bad Mom I won't give it back,  ha ha ha ha ha !!!

Behind us you can see the beautiful blanket Kate knitted for Mom for us, Mom made a felt hat with flowers, I'm keeping that one too. Mom makes a lot of things just for us, ha ha ha ha ha !
"Bella give me back my hoodie, don't be cheeky !!!"

Our beautiful A2 was very happy today because she passed her mid year Nutritional Therapy exams, congratulations !

M. was busy painting a little kennel for a little doggie Mom found at the market.
He is on vacation at the moment but he managed to catch chicken pox, so he was upset because he would have preferred catching it during the school term so he could be away for one week, it's not fair, he said !!!

Nice work M !

Our sister A1 came back from a trip with her darling Ray at Uluru, in the middle of the desert of Australia and we wanted to share these beautiful photos.

A1 is so happy she jumps like a kangaroo !

It's especially beautiful at sunset...

"G'day mate, how're ya doing today ?
Sorry I missed your paw, I lost my glasses..."

"Yummy, I want more !"

"I love you too, you're very pretty, but I already have A1..."

"Congratulations A1, what a lovely baby you have, we can see you're very proud !"

"Rock a bye baby kangaroo, rock a bye baby..."

A1 loves lizards, which one do you think she prefers ?

"G'day mate, I'm Gary the Goanna..."

Aboriginal rock painiting

A1 is rock and rolling on a camel.

Take care my friends and have a great week!

Colourful love birds by our Mom who wanted to share it with all of you
Mom loves drawing birds but we have ordered for next time a picture with funny little doggies...

Sunday, July 3, 2011

We have won a lovely prize in Jazzi's bunny contest !

Hello everyone, we have been away for two weeks because our Mom was in hospital. The doctor  found that her nasal passage was deviated and it was making it hard for her to breathe so she had an operation. She is recovering well but she has bruises under her eyes and looks like a raccoon !

"Thank you Bella and Ollie for comparing me with a raccoon ! It's a cheeky little animal that steals in rubbish bins - I know I'm cheeky but I don't go in the rubbish bins !"

"Oh Mom, even if you look like a raccoon I still love you so much !"

Just before Mom went to hospital, we received the prize that Bella won for Jazzi's Easter Bunny look-alike contest. Look at our beautiful prizes, we love all of them  : a shoe, a hamburger, a frog, a blanket and a big foot. Thank you so much Jazzi and Uncle Ed ! Jazzi is a very special friend, because she was one of our first blog friends and she has been very faithful and kind ever since.

Look at what Mom found : a bunny hat, it's very big, but it will keep me warm in winter and can also sleep inside !

"Ollie, Ollie, I have a beautiful princess shoe, but where is my prince ?"

"Bella, kiss the frog, it will turn into a prince !"

My lovely prince...

"Ollie, it didn't work !"
"Bella I tricked you, I'm the prince !"

"Yes Ollie, you are a lovely prince, I love you"

All these emotions have made me hungry, I'll eat a hamburger.

Yummy, that was delicious !

Look at our frog collection, we love frogs, there are plenty in Australia.

Happy 4th of July holiday to all our friends in the USA, enjoy yourself and have fun !
Happy birthday to Stacey the lovely nurse who took such good care of Mum  for her operation !

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom
Marcel Proust

Take care my friends and have a great week-end !


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