Tag Archives: care

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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Tenacity #midnighthaiku

I stopped the car, barely believing that the huge barn could still be standing. Perhaps its lace-like construction was too full of holes to offer any resistance to wind or time. Every imaginable scrap of wood and sheet metal had … Continue reading

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The caring game…

“It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince “Bebop died. I stayed with him. Said thank you.” He choked again. “Said goodbye. It was really emotional.” The voice managed to sound both … Continue reading

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A little care…

The narrow village street is busy with rush hour traffic. The lorry coming towards me on the other side of the road is respecting the speed limit, the impatient driver behind him is not. Without warning, the car pulls out … Continue reading

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Luna ~ Jordy’s Streamings

Reblogged from Jordy’s Streamings: Meet my little girl, Luna, the sweetest doggie ever! As you might see, she is very contemplative, we sit out in the backyard, and she stays near me as I write, listening to the myriad sounds … Continue reading

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Love in cold blood

A healing embrace The gift of a loving soul Wears many faces A burden borne for others Lightening the heart of both * What I had observed in my fish tank with my little dying fish, I was privileged to … Continue reading

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A life on the scales

My son has a sick fish in his pond over which we are both worrying. The trouble with pond fish is that they have many places to hide if they are unwell, and you only usually see them from above, … Continue reading

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Natural #midnighthaiku

Natural beauty Apparently effortless Maintenance required

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Dripping with Drudgery – short fiction from Michael

Reblogged from Afterwards: Let’s do another month of M’s prompts shall we. Slumped against the cold brick of the station wall Darryl pulled the ragged hood of his coat over his head and twisted open the lid of the bottle … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – How to fix your human

Well, you might have noticed the two-legs has been a bit quiet… she had to go to the vet, the one with the knives… and we four-legses know that’s never a good sign. Some of my boy dog friends can … Continue reading

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