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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXI: An Unexpected Encounter…

We took to the backroads again, nodding to Drake’s statue as we passed through Tavistock once more, climbing up towards Dartmoor. On our way south, the mists had closed around us completely and we had seen little more of the … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Five, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Concluding the saga. If you have missed the earlier episodes, click the links to read part one , part two, part three and part four… Hen-ree, Hen-ree Mayumi pleads as Henry raises both front paws to begin some solid hammering … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Four, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one , part two and part three… “webothagreed,mrStevens,nodogsallowed” Revlegs whips off the cover from Halfleg and GitOrrf! Hold on mate, it’s freezing “whaa?” Halfleg slurs “howdid’that’muttgetthere?” “right,that’sit!” Gitorrf! is in the … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Three, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… click the links to read part one and part two…   The secret ingredient to KFC Gitorrf! is explaining through a noshful of spicy chicken strips to his bestie is chicken! Howd’ya mean? Tuffy, the Staffordshire Bull … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry ~ Part Two, from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Continuing the saga… read part one HERE “whe…wherzzz…wherzzmeBullmers??” Outside, in the gutter, where it normally is “givvusmeBullmers,yernastymutt” Ain’t my problem yu dropped it, yu go get it GitOrrf!, the scruffy-bellied Border Terrier, sits on the camp bed, Halflegs curled up … Continue reading

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Tails from Westley Piddle: Henry – Part One, , from Zozo and Jools at Usual Muttwits

Henry, the English Mastiff, the biggest and mildest fourlegs ’round abouts is at Westley Piddle Veterinarians for his annual rabies jab. But he wakes up to something worse. Wotz got to do with his very own plum bobs and a … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Pets and fireworks…

She says it is fireworks season again…which means loads of pops, bangs and fizzes. Two-legses may like them… four-legses, not so much. I used to be really scared… But I’m all growed up now and my two-legs is pretty well … Continue reading

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Bad hair day… from the archives

I know I shouldn’t go to bed with damp hair, but honestly, at that time of night who wants to faff around with a hairdryer? I had been determined to get a shower after work, one way or the other, … Continue reading

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In communication

Quite why Ani thinks I would really like a squashed spider I don’t know. Be that as it may, it is, with great care and delicacy, deposited on my lap. Perhaps she is working on the same principle that makes … Continue reading

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Braveheart ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

“Are you sure he’s going to come this way?” I asked my best friend. “Absolutely, I have it right from the horse’s mouth,” came the reply. I shifted slightly within the narrow confines of the space under the stone, and … Continue reading

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