Category Archives: Sammy & Alice

I’ve Been Sold A Pup . . .

For the past four years I have believed that my Poppy was a Golden Retriever. She has the look, the temperament and the possessive nature so why should I not? And then in the course of a conversation with a … Continue reading

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Poppy In The Mist

Mist doesn’t mean a great deal to a dog, especially one that can’t see very well to begin with! No, the fun and excitement come from the new, fresh scents and a fabulous opportunity to roll in the cold, wet … Continue reading

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Poppy Goes Blackberrying

It’s that time of year again! The hedgerows groan under the weight of the trailing, blackberry laden brambles while higher in the branches you will find both elderberry and sloe. Poppy and I have a number of preferred locations in … Continue reading

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Poppy’s Progress

Since her arrival back in March, Poppy has more or less settled in. Her favourite hunting ground is Park Wood, although there are lots of interesting dogs to be found in Jubilee Park too! She has also taken a fancy … Continue reading

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Introducing Poppy . . .

This is Poppy, who was originally Paris, a pretty young girl who has recently arrived in this country. The vet has given her a clean bill of health and she has had her passport stamped! She will be staying with … Continue reading

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Alice

Sad news again I’m afraid. Yesterday, following a short but rather nasty illness, we had to let Alice go. After a period of increasing arthritis that spread to her lower spine which made it ever more difficult for her to … Continue reading

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A Staffordshire Christmas

Along with my Mother, Brenda and her dog Alice, I spent Christmas in the North of England, in the county of Staffordshire. We were in Dilhorne, an ancient village close to Cheadle and Uttoxeter.       The weather was … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name . . .

Rose Garden With the Chelsea Flower Show in full swing at the moment Alice and I have spent the best part of today edging and trimming lawns in anticipation of a good barbeque summer. I thought a nice quiet moment with … Continue reading

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Doggie Do’s

It’s a dogs life . . . Being an inveterate, if not obsessive, dog lover I do not normally like ‘funny’ pictures of dogs. Everybody deserves a reasonable degree of dignity in life. But I was sent these by a … Continue reading

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Alice

Just a quick rant before I begin. How many people have both a lap-top and a PC go down, big time, on the same day? And why me? What did I ever do to deserve that? Still, I found a … Continue reading

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