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Thank you for visiting. I am first and foremost, a single mum to a beautiful daughter. The other hat I wear is an author who loves to travel and learn, inspiring others along the way. As a parent, I am driven to inspire my daughter through the world around us. I am very aware that life is short and I don't want to find myself looking at Lola at 16, thinking "wow, where did the time go!"
Inspiring You to Make the Most of Every Day
Travels with Lola books are created to encourage families to spend time together, and writing them enables me to combine the things I am passionate about – writing, spending time with family, and travelling.
In 2019, Lola and I are working on several books which we are writing and illustrating together. We use our every day experiences to create stories, and we hope we can inspire other families to do the same. The collection of books will grow as Lola does, and you as a reader can join us for the ride!
Let’s keep this simple, there are two things we’d love to achieve.
The first series are child sized adventures relating to our 3,000 mile road trip in France with the stories relating to chapters of my memoir, Clancy Goes to France . In my mind, I’d love to see parents and grandparents reading my memoir as well as enjoying reading the children’s books with their little ones. The aim is to create a bundle of stories for the whole family.
So far, we have published An Aqueduct Adventure which is a fun account of a day out in Pont du Gard. The book includes my photos and Lola’s illustrations and she also designed the cover! At her request, the children’s books are backpack size, perfect for little travellers.
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Clancy Goes to France
This memoir is the book I wrote to celebrate my father's life and his passion for driving in France.
Although a travel memoir, there is a strong underlying theme of appreciating the time we have with our loved ones.
If you'd like to buy a digital or paperback copy on Amazon today, you can visit this link.
Our books are available at Amazon or you can buy direct from our shop if you'd like a signed copy.
If you have a Prime membership it will be cheaper for you as I will have to charge you postage if we send them from home!
An Aqueduct Adventure
This mini memoir is a story about our trip to Pont du Gard in Provence and includes photos, Lola's illustrations, and educational activities.
Your child learns to read a map, finds out about ancient engineering, and even discovers good nutrition with a simple, delicious recipe.
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It's very early days here but I am excited to be taking the next step with Travels with Lola . I'm pleased to share some reviews from my readers and believe that their words are the best testament I can share with you.
“...Please keep writing, you have a rare gift in making people be at your side through all your adventures.”
"...Emma’s journey, with the love for her father and their car is so inspiring and heart-warming. I must meet Clancy!" - Janis Winehouse (mother of singer Amy Winehouse)
“...A wonderful story. I was sad to finish the book”
“...What a wonderful book.! Informative,funny,felt I was there on her journey with Clancy. A must read if you enjoy travel books.”
“... a pleasure to read!”