Top left--The dog crates are loaded and the bus is prepared for the overnight trip.
Top right--How we spent the 3 hour journey over the Irish Sea to Belfast. (This was the slow ferry this year.) This lounge (one of several) eventually filled up with passengers.
Middle left--The interior of one of the vehicle decks.
Middle right--We are some of the first exhibitors to arrive at the show and pick our postions for the trolleys near our ring--(which was later moved 3 times!--ie the ring)
Bottom left--The judge, Mrs Jackie Leslie, examines an exhibit.
Bottom right--The ferry awaits us for the return journey--or so we thought, but we were loaded on to a high speed one which brought us back to Scotland in 2 hours. The sea was quiet as a millpond, both going and returning and we even managed a meal on board to pass the time.