Category Archives: Ani’s Advent Calendar

Ani’s Advent Calendar 2019! ~ Stocking Filler?

Dear Santa, That’s it… we’re on our way! Counting down to turkey-time! It is time to start the calendar and, this year, I have loads of my friends, two-legs and four,  coming over to share their Christmas stories! She’s already … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! A place in her heart…

Long, long ago, my kin began to tell stories, passing down the history of our kind from dam to pup. This is the Long Memory of our kind. Your kind have it too, but more and more, you forget how … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Paws for thought…

Do you know how many of the four-legs I have met since I’ve been blogging have come from rescues? You’ve got to admit, they are all intelligent and interesting creatures….even the cats. Noelle’s Garfield, for a start, though it pains … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Favourite things with Carol Balawyder’s Bau

Snowballs and turkey, and nice handsome poodles, Maybe a chicken fried up with some noodles, Tennis balls flying like birds on the wing…. These are a few of my favourite things. Old cheddar cheeses with sausage and bacon, Walks in … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Counting down and a story…

Every morning, I look out of the window to see if it has snowed yet. While she heaves a sigh of relief (that I don’t really believe ’cause she’s like a puppy when it snows) I sigh with disappointment. It’s … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Christmas, Noelle and Garfield

Well, she finally managed to drag herself out to the shed and get the Christmas stuff… so we have a tree. It isn’t like the years when all the boys were home… and there were lots of them sometimes, not … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Wishes…and a little miracle with Phyllis Staton Campbell

I was not sleeping, whatever she may say… I was meditating. An expert tells me that this is the position of receptivity , so I thought I’d try  and see. Or, maybe, I was just making a wish. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Eating snow with Jo Pinto

I’ve eaten a fair bit of snow in my time. Granted, it is usually attached to a ball…’cause if you get the ball rolling juust right, it can pick up loads of the stuff! It’s a good game… though some … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Intruders, Fiyero, Idina… and the zombies..

So, a week to go till turkey time and she’s still looking like something the cat dragged in and promptly dismembered. I’m twiddling my paws, wishing she would hurry up and get well, ’cause, frankly, the fish are no fun … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Kindness and generosity with Toby, Austin and Hugh Roberts

“Were you born in a field?” she says when I leave the door open a bit so I can lay down and guard the threshold as a dog is supposed to. It isn’t my fault you two legses are practically … Continue reading

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