Notes from a Small Dog: Weathering the Weather…

I’ve been a hot dog this week, with the sun blasting down so much we couldn’t even go for a walk except early mornings… and these days, I like to sleep a bit later. She’s done her best to keep me cool, though, leaving all the blinds closed till the sun was off the house. Which was also cool as it meant I didn’t have to worry about warning off intruders like horses, hang-gliders and pigeons. I’ve slept a lot.

Mind, she did say I was slacking a bit when the red kite landed in the garden and I didn’t tell her about it… she just saw it take off again. Now, I think she’s being a bit unfair there, ‘cause if I’d have barked, it would have just flown away even sooner and she wouldn’t have seen it at all!

But anyway, today was the hottest yet and, with not the slightest breath of air. I went and found a cool spot on the kitchen floor. I suggested she join me there, ‘cause she was properly melting, but she just started muttering about doing a rain dance and invoking the storm gods.

I think the gods must have been listening… ‘cause they stepped in pretty quick, before she could start the dancing lark (they are good like that)… and we had an almighty storm, all of a sudden.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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21 Responses to Notes from a Small Dog: Weathering the Weather…

  1. Sadje says:

    🌭 hot dog!


  2. I keep leaving comments and they disappear. And WP is being REALLY weird today. But I did this one already.


  3. beth says:

    glad for the storm at last, ani. we need that too, and your cat ‘cousin’ in the states, olive, does not like it when the shades are drawn, she loves to sit in the window and watch what is going on at all times.


  4. Still waiting for our thunderstorm……………..


  5. Jennie says:

    Rain at last!


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