Having dropped off Fudge and Angel in Germany, Animalcouriers headed via Denmark to Sweden to collect Swedish Vallhund Alice.

Her grandpa drove her over 1,000 km from Sweden’s skiing region to meet us in Malmo, where it was strangely quiet after the Eurovision song contest the night before. Alice is on her way to join the rest of her family who’ve moved to Watford. We know some little girls are waiting impatiently for this most important member of the family to arrive!

Banana and avocado parfait — strange but true, this dessert was served with kiwi, strawberries and grapes at a hotel in Germany run by students who're learning all about the hotel and restaurant trade

Banana and avocado parfait — strange but true, this dessert was served with kiwi, strawberries and grapes at a hotel in Germany run by students who’re learning all about the hotel and restaurant trade

The Rodby ferry takes about an hour and links Germany to Denmark

The Rodby ferry takes about an hour and links Germany to Denmark

The Rodby ferry takes about an hour and links Germany to Denmark

The bridge, made famous by the eponymous TV series, that stretches across the sea from Denmark to Sweden. Even in thick fog with a limited view, it was still amazing

Darling Alice

Darling Alice

Where we went to play

Where we went to play

Hopefully Alice understood the rules — courier S's Swedish is somewhat limited!

Hopefully Alice understood the rules — courier S’s Swedish is somewhat limited!

Alice shows her best profile — she's a fine example of the Swedish Vallhund breed

Alice shows her best profile — she’s a fine example of the Swedish Vallhund breed

Alice picks the comfy bed

Alice picks the comfy bed

Very jolly bathroom tiles

Very jolly bathroom tiles

Alice waiting patiently at the vet's for her parasite treatment

Alice waiting patiently at the vet’s for her parasite treatment