HapBEE Easter!

Did you know there’s a buzzy new tale in Bertie’s app? Bertie’s latest book, Bertie and the Buzzy Bee features a rather friendly honey bee called Bernie. What’s he doing in Bertie’s house? And why is Amy hiding in her igloo? Find out how bees collect nectar! This lovely summery story is beautifully illustrated and […]

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Bertie Comes to the (guinea pig) Rescue

Bertie is about to make a new friend. Can you guess who it might be? What is a guinea pig rescue? In Bertie’s new story he visits the local guinea pig rescue with his big person. A rescue is an animal shelter, a place where animals can be looked after until they are found a new […]

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Pigs in training!

Our guinea pigs love ‘floor time’, often running wildly around the room in excitement – they really do gallop! We’ve recently moved our pigs from the worktop in the utility (where they lived when my little girl was a toddler), onto the floor and into our family room. They are loving the freedom to explore so easily now […]

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Guinea Pig Holidays

I hope you are enjoying Bertie’s brand new story, Bertie Has a Holiday! As always, the story is based on the adventures of my own little guinea pigs. Here they are at Grandma’s recently, under the stairs, just like in the story! If you are planning a long journey with your guinea pigs here are […]

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Learning with Bertie

Have you discovered Bertie’s ABC yet? It’s a brand new Bertie app and it’s all about the alphabet. You can now learn letters and sounds with your favourite guinea pig! The app uses picture cards and words to help you learn the letters. See if you can spot your favourite characters! Listen to the poem, tap […]

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Christmas story – now available

It’s Christmas Eve and Santa has a problem. Can Bertie guinea pig come to the rescue? Only if he can persuade Amy to go to sleep first! Bertie’s Christmas Carrot is the sixth story in Bertie’s collection and is extra special, being just a little bit longer than the other tales. I had great fun […]

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A new friend!

I couldn’t resist posting a picture of our new little boy guinea pig who has joined the family this week! Horatio is 18 months old and a real little cutey pie! We’ve adopted him from North East Guinea Pig Rescue and he’s joined our 3 girls, Peppa, Petal and Amy in the pen in our utility […]

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Animal Corner

I spent a great afternoon at our local Farm Shop today, reading Bertie stories and cuddling guinea pigs! There were also rabbits, ferrets, mice, rats, snakes, spiders, a hedgehog, giant snails, chicks and an owl! Many thanks to Dan from Pet Connexions for letting me come along and join in the fun at Brocksbushes Animal Corner […]

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Beautiful Babies

I’ve just had another article published in Guinea Pig Magazine. This is the third and final one of a series about the pets who inspired the Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig. In this issue you can read all about our home-grown guinea pig babies – and what happened when I had a baby of my […]

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Fly with Bertie!

The Stories of Bertie the Guinea Pig are now available on selected long haul British Airways flights. Bertie’s joined The Story Mouse collection of audio stories available as in-flight entertainment for children travelling with BA. If you’re travelling long haul over the next few months, please listen out for him!  

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