Ishbel Rose Holmes is author of ME, MY BIKE AND A STREET DOG CALLED LUCY, published by Bradt Travel Guides on 5th Aug 2018.

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Saving Lucy

The USA edition, ‘Saving Lucy – A Girl, A Bike, A Street Dog’, was published in USA & Canada by Velo Press on 24th Oct 2018.

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Ishbel has pedalled across 20 countries. Before cycling the world, she was a velodrome sprinter for the Iranian National Women’s Team, and also road raced extensively in the United Kingdom. Ishbel is an avid wearer of socks with sandals – much to the dismay of her friends.

Public Speaking

Ishbel gives talks all over the world about her adventures and street dogs, and is a motivational speaker, promoting the positive effects of adventure and the great outdoors on mental health and quality of life.

To find out more or book Ishbel for an event get in touch via the contact form.

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