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Notes from a small dog: Not a happy bunny…

What is it with two-legses and things that go bang in the night, hmm? Ask any sensible creature… and they are easy to find, as we almost all have four legs each… and we will tell you that loud noises, … Continue reading

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Sparks of light…

Bonfire night. In Britain, it is celebrated on November 5th every year to commemorate the death of Guy Fawkes. He was the conspirator charged with lighting the fuse on the thirty-six barrels of gunpowder secreted in a cellar beneath the … 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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A cautionary note from the small dog

Er, hello? Who said you needed to have fireworks for Halloween? Hmm? I know there is that Bonfire Night thingy coming up… I know ‘cause it gets dark early then they start letting of the whizz-pop-bangs every night… and I … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 8: Saints and snakestones

We walked further up the cliff towards the 14th century ‘cross’ that rises from its steps in front of the gatehouse. The Abbey, of course, was closed by the time we got there…if, indeed, it had been open at all … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog XLVIII

The sky exploded. Flames and sparks and noise and smokey stuff. Some huge, fire breathing monster that looked like it was going to eat the moon. I tried barking at it to get it to go away, but it just … Continue reading

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