Tag Archives: cats

Walking with cats

It’s a great pity cats won’t go for a walk.  They might accompany you down the drive but they don’t seem to favour a proper walk, up the path, across the road, around the woods down to the pub and … Continue reading

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Happy Purrthday

Happy Birthday Leo and Fat Lily! They are five years old. As always with a birthday you ask “Oh where has the time gone?” “It doesn’t seem like five years” and other predictable stuff that people say about every birthday … Continue reading

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Terror in the kitchen

Big Ginge is on the warpath again. Last night, he terrorised Leo, Fat Lily AND me. We were all hanging out in the kitchen, cosy-like. Leo on a chair, Fat Lily sphinx-like on the pew and me tapping away on … Continue reading

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Cats DO care, so there…

I can’t begin to count the things people told me about cats which turn out to be rubbish. Ok, I can begin but the list is endless.. Cats don’t care Cats are aloof and don’t need people apart from someone … Continue reading

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Soft, gentle and consistent

The tone of voice in dog training is key, according to the woman on the radio this morning who sounded like Joanna Lumley’s slightly less posh sister. She said “soft, gentle, positive and consistent” and I thought “Hmmm. I suppose … Continue reading

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The longest last day…with added cuttlefish

Well it IS long when you’re long-hauling it across the Atlantic… and so it continues. Apologies for the enthusiasm. This is making me realise that I still write my diaries as though I’m 12.   “Had about four hours sleep … Continue reading

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Eats, shoots and gets it out of focus

I’ve been on automatic for far too long. So I’m learning to tell my ISO from my elbow and that the F numbers aren’t sweary at all. Manual digital photography should be within my grasp. But the grasp imperceptible and … Continue reading

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