Category Archives: Dogs

A tale of two rides

It’s Spring!  Everyone says so and the evidence was all there when I went for the first of a couple of really peachy longish bikes rides about ten days ago. There were lots of tweety birds in the lanes, small … Continue reading

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Dog Training for Cats – the last update (perhaps)

I wasn’t intending to write any more Dog Training for Cats blogs. I thought I’d taken the observations as far as I could go really, recognising finally that while cats are from Venus, dogs are from Mars. Two different species, … Continue reading

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2012 in pictures

Well I thought about writing a blog reviewing 2012 and then I thought, but hang on uno momento, if a picture is worth 1,000 words, why not just plunder the photo albums?  So I did. These are mostly Wales, Gloucestershire, … Continue reading

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Another dose of dog

Psssssttttt…..   Come closer… I vil say zis only vonce…..    Bit of a secret, this but it’s high time it was out there….. I’m only able to cycle as much as I do because I don’t have a dog … Continue reading

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Mainly fair with occasional rain blog – 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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More Lit Fest… a wee dram?

Pouring myself a restorative tincture of Balvenie reminded me that I haven’t finished chuntering on about Cheltenham Festival of Literature. I god a code. It’s the best excuse for a very nice single malt. It lubricates the passages a treat. … Continue reading

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Halloween

Well it’s Halloween and I am unmoved. I believe in heaven and in hell but right now hell seems more like mindlessly adopting a tradition that has no real basis here in Blighty.  Trick or treat? Trick, without a doubt. … Continue reading

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