Category Archives: Dogs

Notes from a small dog: On guard…

She’s busy. Last time there were this many boxes, I went to my friends’ for a few days and came back to a new house! She promises that won’t happen this time, though she says I’ll be off to see … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: A catalogue of catastrophe…

It hasn’t been the best of weekends around here, I have to say. All this getting up too early and going to bed too late is not good for us four-legses for a start. Neither is being left behind when … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: Slitherhound…

Dear Wen… Strictly speaking of course, slug trails should be ‘slug trails’ but I was ever so slightly chuffed to be able to use the ‘Slug Man’ again even if he did have to go into inverted commas. A natural … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Slitherhound…

Dear Don, I seem to have been fighting a constant battle with slugs since I read about the slug trails on the suit, you know… In fact, it seems as if there is a lot of tampering with realities going … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Canopic Jars…

Dear Don, The canopic jars are odd, you know. The early ones had human heads, then they began to be representations of Anubis, and eventually became the better known sons of Horus… all four jars always protected by the goddess. … Continue reading

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Guest author: Sally Cronin ~ Henry’s Story from Sam, a Shaggy Dog Story

Every so often, I am lucky enough to have Sally from Smorgasbord as my guest. This time she shares a story from her book Sam, a Shaggy Dog Story: Henry’s Story “Okay young’un,” Henry grinned toothlessly. “Time for the next … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the dragon’s lair III

Parking the car up a bumpy lane, we got out and walked along the Ridgeway for a while. She said she was saving the best till last… and I would have been happy with the little wood she let me … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: IndieAni Bones and the dragon’s lair

It was a misty morning when she woke me. She was up and about earlier than usual… I wasn’t even awake when she started bustling about… and yet, when I’d had my breakfast and went for the leash, all I … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Karma strikes again

So… she went to play in the snow … without me. How mean is that? And all I got was excuses… “Didn’t know we were going,” she says. “We would have taken you if we’d known,” she says. “I promise … Continue reading

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All for love…

It was quiet, too quiet. For the first time in almost eight years, there was no bouncing mass of fur when I came home from work. No grinning muzzle, no tail wagging so hard that it wagged the dog too. … Continue reading

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