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Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?


**Driving Over Lemons meets A Streetcat Named Bob**

“What a great read, I could not put it down until I finished it!”
"Absolutely delightful. Humorous, well written. Well done, Mr. Parks."
“So good - looking forward to the sequel!!”
“A rollicking story of British ex-patriots in Spain.”
“These books are hilarious, funny and entertaining. At the same time educative. Easy to read.”


Could you give up everything you have worked for and do something completely different?
Would you give up and go home if it all went wrong?

'Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca?' is the frank and charming story of a brave couple who move to Spain to breed alpacas. Their intention is to make a living, but first they must negotiate their way through the Spanish property market, local characters, rogue builders and the worst weather Andalucía has seen for 100 years. Alan and Lorna experience the joy, but also the heartbreak of alpaca breeding, picking up an assortment of stray animals on the way. Will they succeed, or will the challenges prove too much to bear?

"What an engrossing read! Leaving England and moving to Spain, I know from personal experience, is tough and certainly life-changing. But this brave couple, not only uprooted themselves, but set up an alpaca breeding farm in rural Andalucia. I laughed and cried, sharing their highs and lows, willing them to succeed. An inspiring and fascinating story" - Victoria Twead, Author of NYT bestseller Two Old Fools on a Camel and the Old Fools series.


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