Category Archives: Christmas

Ani’s Advent Invitation – You are never too old to be loved by Sally Cronin

Well, it snowed a bit here yesterday… not much, not even long enough for me to play out…and then it all disappeared. It is all very well her heaving sighs of relief, but I was looking forward to a long … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: The poetic Ape

Okay, I admit, I am a bit confused. I’ve had letters to Santa, Christmas poems and stories from two-legses and four-legses… even from a two-legs who is also a four-legs… but this one is from a two-legs who is almost … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Roxy’s letter to Santa

Well, I am finally home! I thought she would never come and get me… It really takes the biscuit when she takes sooo long to comeback. But she says she had to go and see her grandpuppy, you know, the … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation – The Bear, the Elk and the Sausage Swiper

A very special friend, who I met when I was little more than a pup, sent me a poem. It just goes to show, we four-legses pull together when one of us needs help…and I definitely need help staying out … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: Marilyn Armstrong – A trying time for dogs

I had a nice letter from some friends. They got their two-legs, who is friends with my two-legs, to send some of her festive photographs over… just in the interests of canine solidarity. They wrote: It is a trying time … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent invitation: Robbie Cheadle – Christmas letters, now and then

Day two of the anti-antler campaign and I have a special guest… she writes and makes stuff to eat with her pup, Michael. She has read him my books too… even if my rotten two-legs did put her name on … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation – Lilie’s letter

Well, here we go! I am determined not to be made to look ridicklus again this year…and my friends are rallying round in support. Antlers are for reindeer, not dogs! I asked you to send me your Letters to Santa … Continue reading

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