Tag Archives: Ani

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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Notes from a small dog… Making friends

She’d been out for ages, and when she finally came home I was really glad to see her. Sometimes I worry that she won’t come back, though she has never left me too long on my own. I have my … Continue reading

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Blogger vs Dog

Being the new year, everyone seems to be doing the retrospective thing, but I was determined not to do a ‘top ten posts of the year’. For a start, the writephoto prompt posts do pretty well, and a fair few … Continue reading

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A guest at Robbie’s #PoetryReadathon…

Yesterday, Robbie very kindly included me in her December  Poetry Readathon. As usual, the Small Dog hogged the limelight with two lovely reviews of ‘her’ books…. Head over to Robbie’s Inspiration to read the interview… Sue Vincent is an amazing … Continue reading

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Blackmail #midnighthaiku

Anxious excitement All eager expectation Will win every time Emotional blackmailer Knows every trick in the book  

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The small dog’s revenge…

I must do the floor, I thought, in some despair, The small dog is moulting,and shedding her hair. She’s out in the garden, so if I am quick, And just whip the vac out, that should do the trick. She’s … Continue reading

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Snowing cats and dogs…

“…but they said it would snow!” Said the dog, all forlorn As she sat on the doorstep To welcome the dawn. “If I’m really good, Wish with all of my might, Could you please work some magic And turn it … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – A difference of opinion…

She says I need to go on a diet. That there have been too many treats lately. That I am getting a bit broad in the beam and too heavy to lift into the bath. Well, all I have to … Continue reading

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Christmas with the small dog…

Santa came! With loads of chickeny treats and balls… and a big, long furry snake that squeaks everywhere! I learned what it was called in three goes too! Then we had a walk in the dark, and that’s always fun … Continue reading

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