wouldn't that be lovely? As we sit here, in retreat, which some call quarantine or isolation, it's good to remember the carefree days on the beach with the dogs. Times when the days were long and sun filled and the sound of the waves gently breaking on the sand lifted our hearts. The thing that … Continue reading time for a walk on the beach….
Having had dogs around at home all my life - various combinations of rescues, cross breeds and pedigree working dogs - mainly bitches and often more than one, I had never experienced aggression within the pack until this summer...(if you don't count the time in Suffolk when mother in laws three turned on my Spaniel … Continue reading Well I never knew that….
One of the things that I really love about time in Deal is that we discover something new and different each time we visit. I remember times with Poppy as a toddler when we sought out new hidden alleyways each visit and it was several years before we had them all noted.. Our big thing … Continue reading To the Lighthouse….
I am not at all sure what we have been up to lately but somehow the days and weeks have slipped past 🙂 I guess it is because on the long winter days inside there is so much to do . We get swept up in domestic chores and I have been much absorbed in … Continue reading Where did the time go…..
as the famous headline goes... glorious day with dogs lounging around in various places to cool off. So, there is the old dog, lying next to me as I type - under a window with a delightful breeze just ruffling the curtains. There is the brown dog, upside down and legs akimbo on the sofa … Continue reading Phew what a scorcher….
back on track and back on the beach 🙂
So, this weekend is the weekend of salvaging as many of the dog beds as I can with new covers and giving everything a good wash. Question to self: 'will that reduce the odour de chien which greets all and sundry when we open the front door?'. who knows... Anyway, the morning found me hunched … Continue reading Fancy a rest? I do…..
Was I the only one who forgot that the clocks changed last weekend? I saw that the old Bose radio said the wrong time and wondered how on earth Poppy had managed that - she had been resting up in my room, following the excitement of a late night/early morning trip to AandE with her … Continue reading Changing times and time to change?
An interesting 48 hours with the unexpected A&E visit in the small hours of Thurs/Fri night...and then a rebalancing dog walk the following day on balance the dog walk gets my vote for a repeat performance......I think.....
thought I would be blogging..so here goes... Life focuses on dogs at Vale Road so here are a few pix and stories and thoughts....to start with..the terrible day when the puppy was being fed in the kitchen at Dragon Cottage while all older dogs were in the garden...outrage and atrocity as you can see...